Supreme Presidential Elections Commission

Latest stories

8h
Santa Fe Reporter
Stolen Email Lawsuit DroppedService Boost Bernalillo County is raising $17 million in new taxes to pay for
Stolen Email Lawsuit Dropped
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 8 hours ago
Service Boost Bernalillo County is raising $17 million in new taxes to pay for new mental health services, but so far commissioners have only set aside $4 million to assist people before they go into crisis, which usually requires expensive... Read more
1d
The New Yorker
The Supreme Court After ScaliaHistory, as a rule, unfolds slowly at the Supreme Court. The Justices serve for
The Supreme Court After Scalia
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
History, as a rule, unfolds slowly at the Supreme Court. The Justices serve for decades. The cases take years. The Court’s languorous work schedule includes three months of downtime every summer. But the death of Antonin Scalia, earlier this year,... Read more
4d
The Mercury News
Who’s funding marijuana legalization in California? It’s hard to follow the moneypublic doesn’t pay all that much attention to the issue,” said Rick Hasen, a la
Who’s funding marijuana legalization in California? It’s hard to follow the money
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
public doesn’t pay all that much attention to the issue,” said Rick Hasen, a law professor at UC Irvine who specializes in elections. “But those who do pay attention will have a harder time following the money.” How fundraising is reported can... Read more
4d
Orange County Register
Who's funding marijuana legalization in California? It's hard to follow the moneypublic doesn’t pay all that much attention to the issue,” said Rick Hasen, a la
Who's funding marijuana legalization in California? It's hard to follow the money
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
public doesn’t pay all that much attention to the issue,” said Rick Hasen, a law professor at UC Irvine who specializes in elections. “But those who do pay attention will have a harder time following the money.” MONEY MATTERS How fundraising is... Read more
7d
Manila Bulletin
SC affirms 2015 Senate Electoral Tribunal ruling declaring Poe a natural-born Filipino The Supreme Court (SC) affirmed yesterday the 2015 ruling of the Senate Elect
SC affirms 2015 Senate Electoral Tribunal ruling declaring Poe a natural-born Filipino
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
The Supreme Court (SC) affirmed yesterday the 2015 ruling of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) which declared Sen. Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares a natural-born... Read more
6 related stories
8d
AllAfrica.com
Proposed Bill on Age Limits Raises Red Flagrejected a proposal to bring a Bill that was seen by critics as a precursor to
Proposed Bill on Age Limits Raises Red Flag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
rejected a proposal to bring a Bill that was seen by critics as a precursor to the removal of the 75 years age limit for presidential candidates. Nakifuuma Member of Parliament Robert Kafeero Sekitoleko had sought Parliament's permission to... Read more
2 related stories
8d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
With proof of citizenship voting law under siege, Kobach battles on multiple frontsLeague of Women voters had challenged the law — specifically a decision earlier
With proof of citizenship voting law under siege, Kobach battles on multiple fronts
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
League of Women voters had challenged the law — specifically a decision earlier this year by U.S. Election Assistance Commission director Brian Newby to allow three states, including Kansas, to require proof of citizenship for individuals... Read more
10d
Manila Standard Today
The long legal shadow of martial lawlifted martial law but it was cosmetic. Even as a small number of opposition me
The long legal shadow of martial law
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
lifted martial law but it was cosmetic. Even as a small number of opposition members were elected in the 1984 parliamentary elections, Marcos retained legislative power under the 1973 Constitution through Amendment Number 6. Up to the end of his... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Ellen Throws Monkey Wrench Into 2017 Endorsement Play, TRC RecommendationMonrovia — Back in 2009, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission caused a fires
Ellen Throws Monkey Wrench Into 2017 Endorsement Play, TRC Recommendation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Monrovia — Back in 2009, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission caused a firestorm when it recommended a 30-year ban from politics for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and more than 50 political leaders and financiers of different warring... Read more
11d
Ghanaweb.com
The Impact Crew: “Political Fallaciespoliticians who avail themselves to every ghetto in the length and breath of th
The Impact Crew: “Political Fallacies
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 11 days ago
politicians who avail themselves to every ghetto in the length and breath of this country only when there's an impending elections as in the current state of the nation with less than 85 days left. The Ghanaian politicians take the citizens of... Read more
11d
Channel NewsAsia
In afterglow of Wells case, US consumer agency faces fight for its lifeand major financial institutions, is at the center of a philosophical debate ab
In afterglow of Wells case, US consumer agency faces fight for its life
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
and major financial institutions, is at the center of a philosophical debate about the value and limits of regulation. Both presidential candidates have offered opinions on the five-year-old agency, and Republicans and Democrats have worked to rally... Read more
313 related stories
11d
Reuters
In afterglow of Wells case, U.S. consumer agency faces fight for its lifeand major financial institutions, is at the center of a philosophical debate ab
In afterglow of Wells case, U.S. consumer agency faces fight for its life
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
and major financial institutions, is at the center of a philosophical debate about the value and limits of regulation. Both presidential candidates have offered opinions on the five-year-old agency, and Republicans and Democrats have worked to rally... Read more
313 related stories
12d
FOX 11 Tucson
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideasname-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, po
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideas
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 12 days ago
name-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, political issues are still at the heart of the presidential campaign. It can be difficult to determine where Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump stand on... Read more
3 related stories
12d
KPLC Lake Charles
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideasname-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, po
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideas
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
name-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, political issues are still at the heart of the presidential campaign. It can be difficult to determine where Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump stand on... Read more
3 related stories
12d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideasname-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, po
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideas
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
name-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, political issues are still at the heart of the presidential campaign. It can be difficult to determine where Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump stand on... Read more
3 related stories
12d
WSMV Nashville
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideasname-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, po
Trump, Clinton have wavered on several policy ideas
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
name-calling, speculation of health problems and demands to see tax returns, political issues are still at the heart of the presidential campaign. It can be difficult to determine where Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump stand on... Read more
3 related stories
13d
NBC Chicago
Sen. Kirk Disavows Trump in Spanish TV Adin Spanish. “I don’t support Trump.” In March, Kirk told NBC Chicago he would
Sen. Kirk Disavows Trump in Spanish TV Ad
NBC Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
in Spanish. “I don’t support Trump.” In March, Kirk told NBC Chicago he would support Trump if he became the Republican presidential nominee, but pulled his tacit endorsement in June after the billionaire said the Mexican heritage of a federal... Read more
13d
Guardian Unlimited
Because Scott Walker askedScott Walker asked. That could stand as an elegant catchphrase for the state of
Because Scott Walker asked
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Scott Walker asked. That could stand as an elegant catchphrase for the state of democracy in the US today, where elections are lost or won as much according to candidates’ ability to attract corporate cash as by the strength of their... Read more
17 related stories
13d
AllAfrica.com
The Battle for the Soul of CUF - Seif Versus Lipumbatranslated, it means 'Seif is CUF and CUF is Seif'. The subject here is none ot
The Battle for the Soul of CUF - Seif Versus Lipumba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
translated, it means 'Seif is CUF and CUF is Seif'. The subject here is none other Seif Sharif Hamad, the serial Zanzibari presidential candidate and secretary-general of opposition Civic United Front (CUF). The opposition leader, who is more... Read more
14d
USA Today
Clinton, Trump face fresh scrutiny on ethicsIn all, federal lobbyists have raised a little more than $7 million on her beha
Clinton, Trump face fresh scrutiny on ethics
USA Today / Posted 14 days ago
In all, federal lobbyists have raised a little more than $7 million on her behalf through the end of June, Federal Election Commission records show. Clinton, like Obama, voluntarily discloses the names of people who raise money on her behalf.... Read more
14d
Miami New Times
Will the 2000 Presidential Recount Repeat in 2016?the edge, though. His younger brother Jeb was governor of Florida, the most con
Will the 2000 Presidential Recount Repeat in 2016?
Miami New Times / Posted 14 days ago
the edge, though. His younger brother Jeb was governor of Florida, the most contested state. And Republicans ruled the U.S. Supreme Court. In the end, the high court stopped a recount of Sunshine State ballots with perhaps the worst decision in... Read more
14d
AllAfrica.com
BNF Threatens to Boycott Electionsof Opposition in Parliament and President of Botswana National Front (BNF), Dum
BNF Threatens to Boycott Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
of Opposition in Parliament and President of Botswana National Front (BNF), Duma Boko, has warned the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) not to create chaos or destroy the peace and tranquillity that the country has enjoyed over the years.... Read more
15d
Raw Story
Why Democrats could keep control of the White House until 2040Madison, James Monroe), however, there was no real recorded popular vote, and o
Why Democrats could keep control of the White House until 2040
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
Madison, James Monroe), however, there was no real recorded popular vote, and only in 1824, at the end of this six straight elections streak, did we see mass universal white manhood suffrage and the counting of popular votes nationwide. So only... Read more
15d
The Houma Courier
While most U.S. Senate candidates back their party's presidential nominee, one La. candidate won't talk about it"This is a race about Louisiana," Campbell, a Democrat from Bossier Parish who
While most U.S. Senate candidates back their party's presidential nominee, one La. candidate won't talk about it
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 days ago
"This is a race about Louisiana," Campbell, a Democrat from Bossier Parish who is a member of the Public Service Commission, said in an interview. "Talking about Hillary Clinton distracts people." Campbell declined to commit to supporting either... Read more
15d
The Daily Comet
While most U.S. Senate candidates back their party's presidential nominee, one La. candidate won't talk about it"This is a race about Louisiana," Campbell, a Democrat from Bossier Parish who
While most U.S. Senate candidates back their party's presidential nominee, one La. candidate won't talk about it
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 days ago
"This is a race about Louisiana," Campbell, a Democrat from Bossier Parish who is a member of the Public Service Commission, said in an interview. "Talking about Hillary Clinton distracts people." Campbell declined to commit to supporting either... Read more
15d
Channel NewsAsia
Seychelles opposition wins first vote in decadesVICTORIA: Opposition parties have swept to victory in Seychelles parliamentary
Seychelles opposition wins first vote in decades
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
VICTORIA: Opposition parties have swept to victory in Seychelles parliamentary elections, shaking up the political landscape after decades of control by President James Michel’s party. The win by the Linyon Demokratik (LDS) coalition, which was... Read more
15d
Reuters
Seychelles opposition wins first vote in decadesVICTORIA Opposition parties have swept to victory in Seychelles parliamentary e
Seychelles opposition wins first vote in decades
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
VICTORIA Opposition parties have swept to victory in Seychelles parliamentary elections, shaking up the political landscape after decades of control by President James Michel’s party. The win by the Linyon Demokratik (LDS) coalition, which was... Read more
16d
Pilipino Star
Still no recognition of HR violations during martial lawMarcos family, through lawyer Hyacinth Rafael-Antonio, supported the administra
Still no recognition of HR violations during martial law
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
Marcos family, through lawyer Hyacinth Rafael-Antonio, supported the administration in defending before the Supreme Court President Duterte’s decision to allow the interment of the dictator at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig... Read more
43 related stories
16d
AllAfrica.com
This Is What to Consider in Finding the Next Chief Justicethe violence motivated. The result was the current arrangements where the count
This Is What to Consider in Finding the Next Chief Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the violence motivated. The result was the current arrangements where the country settled on the establishment of the Supreme Court. It's primary jurisdiction would be to resolve the country's ultimate political dispute: The winner of... Read more
19d
Raw Story
The presidential role model Donald Trump desperately needed — but ignoredthe law. They were encouraged to promote the nation’s economic progress under w
The presidential role model Donald Trump desperately needed — but ignored
Raw Story / Posted 19 days ago
the law. They were encouraged to promote the nation’s economic progress under what would later become the Federal Trade Commission During the generation that preceded TR’s presidency, the United States had undergone a tremendous economic and... Read more
19d
Rappler
SC orals day 2: How justices pursued issues on Marcos burialMARCOS BURIAL. The Supreme Court ended oral arguments on the burial of former p
SC orals day 2: How justices pursued issues on Marcos burial
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
MARCOS BURIAL. The Supreme Court ended oral arguments on the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on September 7. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court justices focused on 3... Read more
43 related stories
20d
Pilipino Star
No September burial at Libingan for Marcos – SCMANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court yesterday extended until Oct. 18 its or
No September burial at Libingan for Marcos – SC
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court yesterday extended until Oct. 18 its order temporarily stopping the burial of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City that was supposedly set on Sept. 18. SC spokesman... Read more
43 related stories
20d
The Gilmer Mirror
Analysis: Texas Isn’t Really Purple. Is It? - Analysis: Texas Isn’t Really Purple. Is It? by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Sept. 7 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column click here . What if a R...be astonishing even in a year when a Democrat was winning nationally. A new Wa
Analysis: Texas Isn’t Really Purple. Is It? - Analysis: Texas Isn’t Really Purple. Is It? by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Sept. 7 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column click here . What if a R...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
be astonishing even in a year when a Democrat was winning nationally. A new Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll of the presidential race has the top two contenders nose to nose in this presumptively red state. They polled all 50 states, asking... Read more
20d
Rappler
Bongbong Marcos' 14M votes show end of Martial Law trauma – SolGenBONGBONG MARCOS SUPPORTERS. Supporters of Senator Bongbong Marcos gather at a r
Bongbong Marcos' 14M votes show end of Martial Law trauma – SolGen
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
BONGBONG MARCOS SUPPORTERS. Supporters of Senator Bongbong Marcos gather at a rally in Mandaluyong ahead of the vice presidential race which he lost by a narrow margin. Photo by Rob Reyes/ Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The fact that the late... Read more
43 related stories
20d
AllAfrica.com
Coalition, Merger Talk Breaking Down As Many Parties, Candidates PreferMonrovia — It appears Liberia's 2017 presidential race could be a repeat of bot
Coalition, Merger Talk Breaking Down As Many Parties, Candidates Prefer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Monrovia — It appears Liberia's 2017 presidential race could be a repeat of both the 2005 and 2011 races which saw multiple parties and personalities opting to run on their own. An assessment of behind-the-scenes discussions with some of the major... Read more
20d
The Buffalo News
Underdog in district attorney race aims to capitalize on desire for reformarrives just as Sacha’s complaints led directly to this summer’s indictment of
Underdog in district attorney race aims to capitalize on desire for reform
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
arrives just as Sacha’s complaints led directly to this summer’s indictment of a major political figure and a State Supreme Court justice. He calls himself “the right candidate at the right time.” “I initiated it. I pushed for it, I... Read more
5 related stories
20d
The Buffalo News
As underdog in race for Erie County district attorney, Sacha aims to capitalize on desire for reformarrives just as Sacha’s complaints led directly to this summer’s indictment of
As underdog in race for Erie County district attorney, Sacha aims to capitalize on desire for reform
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
arrives just as Sacha’s complaints led directly to this summer’s indictment of a major political figure and a State Supreme Court justice. He calls himself “the right candidate at the right time.” “I initiated it. I pushed for it, I... Read more
5 related stories
21d
The Sacramento Bee
Fear and hacking on the campaign trail: Will the vote be secure?cast Nov. 8 will be secure. “My level of concern is pretty high,” said Thomas
Fear and hacking on the campaign trail: Will the vote be secure?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
cast Nov. 8 will be secure. “My level of concern is pretty high,” said Thomas Hicks, chairman of the Election Assistance Commission, an independent, bipartisan group created to develop guidelines following the disputed 2000 presidential... Read more
2 related stories
22d
The Gilmer Mirror
Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections - Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Sept. 5 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ro...calendar from here to there is stuffed. Nov. 8 is 64 days away. Early voting st
Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections - Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Sept. 5 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ro...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
calendar from here to there is stuffed. Nov. 8 is 64 days away. Early voting starts in Texas on Oct. 24. The first presidential debate is three weeks away, on Sept. 26. The vice presidential candidates debate a week and a day later,... Read more
23d
The Telegraph
Thwarted: Opinion poll at JNUNew Delhi, Sept. 4: An attempt to conduct a rare opinion poll at JNU ahead of t
Thwarted: Opinion poll at JNU
The Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
New Delhi, Sept. 4: An attempt to conduct a rare opinion poll at JNU ahead of this week's student union elections has been blocked by the university's election committee, made up of students. The election is expected to be a three-way fight between... Read more
23d
Naked Capitalism
Let's All Drive Putin Crazy, and Vote With Hand-Marked Paper Ballots, Counted by Hand in Public!prevent a legitimacy crisis, which could happen for any number of reasons, but
Let's All Drive Putin Crazy, and Vote With Hand-Marked Paper Ballots, Counted by Hand in Public!
Naked Capitalism / Posted 23 days ago
prevent a legitimacy crisis, which could happen for any number of reasons, but at least the country could be sure which Presidential candidate we voted for, and so a crisis wouldn’t happen for that reason.[1] Our Rickety, Fraud-Prone Election... Read more
23d
Zero Hedge
Europe Debates The Burkini: "We Will Colonize You With Your Democratic Laws"and empowerment." Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who recently announ
Europe Debates The Burkini: "We Will Colonize You With Your Democratic Laws"
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
and empowerment." Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who recently announced that he will be a candidate in the 2017 presidential elections, said that if elected he would "change the constitution" and press for a nationwide ban on burkinis.... Read more
23d
NJ.com
Trump bashed big money in politics but hires ex-Citizens United chief who pushed for itWASHINGTON — Throughout his Republican presidential primary run, Donald Trump r
Trump bashed big money in politics but hires ex-Citizens United chief who pushed for it
NJ.com / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON — Throughout his Republican presidential primary run, Donald Trump repeatedly decried the influence of money in politics. The celebrity businessman accused his opponents of being swayed by big-dollar donors and declared that, because of... Read more
25d
Minda News
GPH, MILF panels begin work on passage of Bangsamoro lawnot negotiating anymore. We’re planning together,” Irene Santiago, GPH panel ch
GPH, MILF panels begin work on passage of Bangsamoro law
Minda News / Posted 25 days ago
not negotiating anymore. We’re planning together,” Irene Santiago, GPH panel chair told MindaNews. PEACE UPDATES. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 gives a pep talk to the peace implementing... Read more
26d
Ghanaweb.com
African elections – Why win the battle and lose the war?of the people should be evident in a well-ordered society, and that a vote is a
African elections – Why win the battle and lose the war?
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 26 days ago
of the people should be evident in a well-ordered society, and that a vote is a necessary requirement in determining our supreme will. Rousseau thought wrong. Ours is not an ordered society, not to talk of a well-ordered one. Less than four... Read more
26d
Ghanaweb.com
EC launches voter education on rejected ballotsPolitics of Thursday, 1 September 2016 The Electoral Commission (EC) has expre
EC launches voter education on rejected ballots
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 26 days ago
Politics of Thursday, 1 September 2016 The Electoral Commission (EC) has expressed worry at the high number of rejected ballots during national polls. It has consequently begun implementing strategies, including training of electoral officers and... Read more
26d
AllAfrica.com
Reform Pressure Mounting On Zimbabwe GovernmentNERA returns to the streets to see through its initial plan of handing over a p
Reform Pressure Mounting On Zimbabwe Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
NERA returns to the streets to see through its initial plan of handing over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to adhere to the country's Constitution. Despite all efforts to crush the protests, the country is losing... Read more
7 related stories
27d
Inquirier.net
Robredo backs Comelec on disposing poll materials amid Marcos protestLeni Robredo Media Bureau Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo on Wednesda
Robredo backs Comelec on disposing poll materials amid Marcos protest
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
Leni Robredo Media Bureau Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo on Wednesday expressed support for the position of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on the need to dispose election materials used in the general polls last May pending... Read more
27d
Lisbon Morning Journal
Election official struggles to keep her jobelection official in metro Phoenix is struggling to keep her job after being bl
Election official struggles to keep her job
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 27 days ago
election official in metro Phoenix is struggling to keep her job after being blamed for long lines that plagued Arizona's presidential primary in March. Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell had a lead of fewer than 200 votes over business owner... Read more
181 related stories
27d
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Election official struggles to keep her jobelection official in metro Phoenix is struggling to keep her job after being bl
Election official struggles to keep her job
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 27 days ago
election official in metro Phoenix is struggling to keep her job after being blamed for long lines that plagued Arizona's presidential primary in March. Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell had a lead of fewer than 200 votes over business owner... Read more
181 related stories
More

People in this news