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CNET
Hack the vote: Could cyberattackers disrupt the election?like the power grid and dams. But elections are critical to democracy, Johnson
Hack the vote: Could cyberattackers disrupt the election?
CNET / Posted 4 hours ago
like the power grid and dams. But elections are critical to democracy, Johnson said, which could justify adding the voting system to the US government's list of 16 critical infrastructure sectors. "There's a vital national interest in our... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Your Vote For Jill Stein Is Not A Wasted Votehorrible if Donald Trump is elected, I will feel horrible if Hillary Clinton is
Your Vote For Jill Stein Is Not A Wasted Vote
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
horrible if Donald Trump is elected, I will feel horrible if Hillary Clinton is elected, and I feel most horrible about a voting system that says: Here are two deadly choices, now pick your weapon of self-destruction," Stein contended. Holland... Read more
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dna
Pakistan: Petition filed to not acquire voting machines from India citing 'danger'and thumb impression machines are purchased from Indian companies," the petitio
Pakistan: Petition filed to not acquire voting machines from India citing 'danger'
dna / Posted yesterday
and thumb impression machines are purchased from Indian companies," the petitioner said. He argued that the electronic voting system should not be acquired from any Indian company for security concerns and appealed the court to stop the ECP... Read more
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The New Statesman
Word of the week: Owenedfuture for Britain. Such an alliance is, critically, also an opportunity to un
Word of the week: Owened
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
future for Britain. Such an alliance is, critically, also an opportunity to unite behind a pledge to replace our outdated voting system with a citizens’ democracy. In 2015 more than 1m people voted Green and they deserve to have their views... Read more
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The New Statesman
“We can’t do this again”: Labour conference reactions to Jeremy Corbyn’s second victoryfuture for Britain. Such an alliance is, critically, also an opportunity to un
“We can’t do this again”: Labour conference reactions to Jeremy Corbyn’s second victory
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
future for Britain. Such an alliance is, critically, also an opportunity to unite behind a pledge to replace our outdated voting system with a citizens’ democracy. In 2015 more than 1m people voted Green and they deserve to have their views... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT election 2016: how it works with Hare-Clark and new electoratesvotes to be elected - or reaches a "quota" - any leftover votes go towards the
ACT election 2016: how it works with Hare-Clark and new electorates
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
votes to be elected - or reaches a "quota" - any leftover votes go towards the counts of other candidates. In the ACT's voting system, you don't choose just which party you want to govern, but between the candidates of each party. If you don't... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
The success of the voter fraud myththe racial turnout gap doubles or triples in states" with those laws. There ar
The success of the voter fraud myth
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted yesterday
the racial turnout gap doubles or triples in states" with those laws. There are plenty of shortcomings in the American voting system, but most are a result of outdated machines, insufficient resources or human error - not intentional fraud. All... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Petitions in HC want Pakistan to ban voting machines, movies from Indiaand thumb impression machines are purchased from Indian companies,” the petitio
Petitions in HC want Pakistan to ban voting machines, movies from India
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
and thumb impression machines are purchased from Indian companies,” the petitioner said. He argued that the electronic voting system should not be acquired from any Indian company for security concerns and appealed the court to stop the ECP... Read more
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The Economic Times
Petition filed in Pakistan to not acquire voting machines from Indiaand thumb impression machines are purchased from Indian companies," the petitio
Petition filed in Pakistan to not acquire voting machines from India
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
and thumb impression machines are purchased from Indian companies," the petitioner said. He argued that the electronic voting system should not be acquired from any Indian company for security concerns and appealed the court to stop the ECP... Read more
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DW
Jordanian voters between awakening and apathy |II. In 2015 he put forth a new election law in which proportional representatio
Jordanian voters between awakening and apathy |
DW / Posted yesterday
II. In 2015 he put forth a new election law in which proportional representation was to replace the existing majority voting system. This did not exactly drive voters to the ballot box. Thus, the second point: According to initial tallies,... Read more
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The New Statesman
Dear Labour: Stop wasting time, and join us in a progressive alliancefuture for Britain. Such an alliance is, critically, also an opportunity to un
Dear Labour: Stop wasting time, and join us in a progressive alliance
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
future for Britain. Such an alliance is, critically, also an opportunity to unite behind a pledge to replace our outdated voting system with a citizens’ democracy. In 2015 more than 1m people voted Green and they deserve to have their views... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
A vote for Jill Stein is a vote for Trumphorrible if Donald Trump is elected, I will feel horrible if Hillary Clinton is
A vote for Jill Stein is a vote for Trump
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
horrible if Donald Trump is elected, I will feel horrible if Hillary Clinton is elected, and I feel most horrible about a voting system that says: Here are two deadly choices, now pick your weapon of self-destruction." But Stein wildly... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Miller holding teleforum on electoral reformtime to participate in this important discussion,” he said. The federal Libera
Miller holding teleforum on electoral reform
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
time to participate in this important discussion,” he said. The federal Liberal government has vowed to put in place a new voting system before the next national vote in 2019. The reforms, the government says, “will be aimed at better representing... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Voting change in the airfor them to provide feedback on whether or not the federal government should ho
Voting change in the air
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
for them to provide feedback on whether or not the federal government should hold a national referendum before changing the voting system. The Liberal government is steadfast in retiring the first-past-the-poll voting system and wants to adopt a... Read more
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Reuters
Fed's Kashkari tweets rate-hike worries, without emojilabor market and signs of stronger inflation, so as to give the recovery more t
Fed's Kashkari tweets rate-hike worries, without emoji
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
labor market and signs of stronger inflation, so as to give the recovery more time to gain traction. Under a rotating voting system for regional Fed bank presidents, Kashkari does not cast votes this year, but his comments on Friday suggest he... Read more
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DW
Expectations and reality clash ahead of Somali elections |elections were seen as the next-best option," said Menkhaus. Kingmakers: The E
Expectations and reality clash ahead of Somali elections |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
elections were seen as the next-best option," said Menkhaus. Kingmakers: The Elders Despite its shortcomings, the current voting system is a great improvement from the last round of elections four years ago, according to Abdihakim Aynte, an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Histrionics in a Silly SeasonRenewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) president Elton Mangoma reportedly said his
Political Histrionics in a Silly Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) president Elton Mangoma reportedly said his party would not tolerate the Biometric Voting System (BVS) saying it "will pave way for Zanu- PF and the Rita Makarau-led Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to rig the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
10 things that could happen to Labour after the leadership contest is decidedof the vote in the 1983 election, failed to live up to their promise to “break
10 things that could happen to Labour after the leadership contest is decided
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
of the vote in the 1983 election, failed to live up to their promise to “break the mould.” Under the first-past-the-post voting system it is very difficult for a new party to establish itself or get the structure and finance needed to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Election shows One Nation's impact runs deepnext election. The first analysis by Monash University political science profe
Election shows One Nation's impact runs deep
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
next election. The first analysis by Monash University political science professor, Nick Economou, shows a change to the voting system cost One Nation a fifth Senate seat — in Tasmania. He calculates the One Nation candidate, Kate McCulloch,... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Pair of community events on West ShoreShore residents have a chance this weekend to share their thoughts on changes t
Pair of community events on West Shore
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Shore residents have a chance this weekend to share their thoughts on changes they’d like to see made to the Canadian voting system. A House of Commons Special Committee is studying what changes to make to the Canadian voting system. As part... Read more
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Scotsman
Vote blunder saves SNP from Holyrood defeat over council taxknife-edge vote and tied the outcome at 63-63. But Holyrood authorities last n
Vote blunder saves SNP from Holyrood defeat over council tax
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
knife-edge vote and tied the outcome at 63-63. But Holyrood authorities last night issued a statement insisting that the voting system had been checked by officials and was working fine. Defeat would have committed the SNP Government to talks... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Jack, aged 15, set for Labour Party conferencepeople’s voices are heard and especially through party democracy and reducing b
Jack, aged 15, set for Labour Party conference
Weston Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
people’s voices are heard and especially through party democracy and reducing bureaucracy within the party. My main objectives at conference will be to promote ‘votes at 16’ and change in our voting system to make it more representative and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Colossus Nera Is Fightingand more attainable. So far, NERA demands have prevaricated between bio-metric
The Colossus Nera Is Fighting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and more attainable. So far, NERA demands have prevaricated between bio-metric voting and continuation of the current voting system under ZEC. NERA must clarify itself on ward based voting and its implications among other issues," said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF Versus Electoral Reformsrequired to preside over matters involving ZEC. The opposition parties are als
PF Versus Electoral Reforms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
required to preside over matters involving ZEC. The opposition parties are also demanding the introduction of a biometric voting system and the abandonment of the use of voter registration slips for identity when voting to avoid... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Voting begins for ArtPrize EightGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - You might remember what happened last year with the votin
Voting begins for ArtPrize Eight
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - You might remember what happened last year with the voting. A technical issue caused the ArtPrize voting system to shut down for an entire day. But this year, organizers say their tech team has it covered. "We're so happy... Read more
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Business Wire
First Advantage Voted by HRM Asia’s Readers as the Best Background Screening Provideron criteria such as industry leadership, service excellence and innovation in s
First Advantage Voted by HRM Asia’s Readers as the Best Background Screening Provider
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
on criteria such as industry leadership, service excellence and innovation in service offerings. Adopting a transparent voting system, the poll only recognises unique voters from corporate email domain names to preserve the integrity of the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Navajos ask judge to restore polling placesfederal judge will hear arguments on the request Wednesday in Salt Lake City.
Navajos ask judge to restore polling places
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
federal judge will hear arguments on the request Wednesday in Salt Lake City. San Juan County officials say the new voting system led to higher voter turnout in 2014. They accuse the Navajo plaintiffs of fabricating the claims in the lawsuit... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Navajos ask judge to restore polling placesfederal judge will hear arguments on the request Wednesday in Salt Lake City.
Navajos ask judge to restore polling places
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
federal judge will hear arguments on the request Wednesday in Salt Lake City. San Juan County officials say the new voting system led to higher voter turnout in 2014. They accuse the Navajo plaintiffs of fabricating the claims in the lawsuit... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Timeline: A look at the long-running political and legal fight over Kansas voter registration lawsbut his ruling is quickly blocked by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. —
Timeline: A look at the long-running political and legal fight over Kansas voter registration laws
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
but his ruling is quickly blocked by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. —Aug. 5, 2014: Kobach institutes a two-tiered voting system in the Kansas primary election that counts only ballots cast in federal races — and not those in state and... Read more
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The News & Observer
The success of the voter fraud myththe racial turnout gap doubles or triples in states” with those laws. There ar
The success of the voter fraud myth
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
the racial turnout gap doubles or triples in states” with those laws. There are plenty of shortcomings in the American voting system, but most are a result of outdated machines, insufficient resources or human error – not intentional fraud. All... Read more
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Daily News
Migrant workers optimistic of their right to franchiseGiven the various cultural barriers present in many of the Middle Eastern count
Migrant workers optimistic of their right to franchise
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Given the various cultural barriers present in many of the Middle Eastern countries, where most women head to work, any voting system abroad would need to ensure that it is easily accessible and simple to use. “When a nation has a large... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Early voting to begin in Vermont by Fridayand sent the ballots to town clerks. Some towns could begin early voting before
Early voting to begin in Vermont by Friday
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
and sent the ballots to town clerks. Some towns could begin early voting before Friday. Condos says Vermont's early voting system is one of the many ways his office ensures voting is accessible to eligible Vermonters. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party, voter turnout dropsand that more than a third of the some 28 million votes which United Russia won
Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party, voter turnout drops
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
and that more than a third of the some 28 million votes which United Russia won had been “made up.” The return of an old voting system, under which half, rather than all, deputies were drawn from party lists with the other half decided by votes... Read more
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BC Local News
Electoral reform top-of-mind for Nanaimo MP as Parliament resumesthe timeline is really tight on making changes in time for the next election.”
Electoral reform top-of-mind for Nanaimo MP as Parliament resumes
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
the timeline is really tight on making changes in time for the next election.” Regardless of NDP’s past policy on the voting system, Malcolmson said she will reflect in Ottawa what she hears in her riding. “We are absolutely open minded … but... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Electoral reform top-of-mind for Nanaimo MP as Parliament resumesthe timeline is really tight on making changes in time for the next election.”
Electoral reform top-of-mind for Nanaimo MP as Parliament resumes
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
the timeline is really tight on making changes in time for the next election.” Regardless of NDP’s past policy on the voting system, Malcolmson said she will reflect in Ottawa what she hears in her riding. “We are absolutely open minded … but... Read more
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Swissinfo
Putin firms control with big win for Russia's ruling partyand that more than a third of the some 28 million votes which United Russia won
Putin firms control with big win for Russia's ruling party
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
and that more than a third of the some 28 million votes which United Russia won had been "made up." The return of an old voting system, under which half, rather than all, deputies were drawn from party lists with the other half decided by votes... Read more
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dna
Vladimir Putin firms control with big win for Russia's ruling partybe wrong to call the turnout low, he said, adding that it was higher than in mo
Vladimir Putin firms control with big win for Russia's ruling party
dna / Posted 6 days ago
be wrong to call the turnout low, he said, adding that it was higher than in most European countries. The return of an old voting system, under which half, rather than all, deputies were drawn from party lists with the other half decided by people... Read more
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Fortune
Pro-Putin Party Wins Landslide Victory in Russian Electioncampaign HQ, said it was “not as high as we saw in previous election campaigns,
Pro-Putin Party Wins Landslide Victory in Russian Election
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
campaign HQ, said it was “not as high as we saw in previous election campaigns, but it is high.” The return of an old voting system, under which half, rather than all, deputies were drawn from party lists with the other half decided by people... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pro-Putin party wins landslide victory in Russian electioncampaign HQ, said it was "not as high as we saw in previous election campaigns,
Pro-Putin party wins landslide victory in Russian election
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
campaign HQ, said it was "not as high as we saw in previous election campaigns, but it is high." The return of an old voting system, under which half, rather than all, deputies were drawn from party lists with the other half decided by people... Read more
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CTV News
A look at priorities, challenges facing Liberals, Conservatives, NDPcarbon. A first ministers' meeting is expected in November. -- Finding consens
A look at priorities, challenges facing Liberals, Conservatives, NDP
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
carbon. A first ministers' meeting is expected in November. -- Finding consensus on reforming Canada's first-past-the-post voting system. An all-party committee is to report with a recommended alternative by Dec. 1. Trudeau has vowed that last... Read more
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FOX News
Jordan Election Seen As Small Step Toward Democratic Reformtribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Mo
Jordan Election Seen As Small Step Toward Democratic Reform
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
tribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Momani, the government spokesman, said the new voting system is a significant step toward political reform. "The fact that Jordan is actually holding elections ...in a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reformtribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Mo
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reform
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
tribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Momani, the government spokesman, said the new voting system is a significant step toward political reform. "The fact that Jordan is actually holding elections ...in a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reformtribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Mo
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reform
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
tribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Momani, the government spokesman, said the new voting system is a significant step toward political reform. "The fact that Jordan is actually holding elections ...in a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reformtribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Mo
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reform
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
tribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Momani, the government spokesman, said the new voting system is a significant step toward political reform. "The fact that Jordan is actually holding elections ...in a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reformtribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Mo
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reform
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
tribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Momani, the government spokesman, said the new voting system is a significant step toward political reform. "The fact that Jordan is actually holding elections ...in a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reformtribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Mo
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reform
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
tribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Momani, the government spokesman, said the new voting system is a significant step toward political reform. "The fact that Jordan is actually holding elections ...in a... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reformtribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Mo
Jordan election seen as small step toward democratic reform
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
tribal Karak district, with just 300,000 residents, said Al-Nmour. Mohammed Momani, the government spokesman, said the new voting system is a significant step toward political reform. "The fact that Jordan is actually holding elections ...in a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Dubious voter-turnout claims in heated race for secretary of stateand would require changes from the Legislature. Both candidates are strong sup
Dubious voter-turnout claims in heated race for secretary of state
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
and would require changes from the Legislature. Both candidates are strong supporters of Washington’s 5-year-old all-mail voting system. The race to be Washington’s chief elections officer could be the most competitive statewide contest this fall... Read more
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CTV News
Parliament resumes with government facing tough choicesDelivering on Trudeau's promise that last fall's federal election will be the l
Parliament resumes with government facing tough choices
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
Delivering on Trudeau's promise that last fall's federal election will be the last conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system. An all-party committee is supposed to recommend an alternative electoral system by Dec. 1 but, with each party... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Canadians want electoral reform but don't know howThe committee is now beginning a cross-country tour to hear from Canadians. A
Canadians want electoral reform but don't know how
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
The committee is now beginning a cross-country tour to hear from Canadians. A majority favours changes to the current voting system but only one in four Canadians believes that these should be major. The survey probed deeper into how the... Read more
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