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dna
Gujarat Elections 2017: Video with alleged communal overtone goes viral, EC orders probedoing rounds on social media. An advocate had written to the CEO, the cyber cr
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
doing rounds on social media. An advocate had written to the CEO, the cyber crime cell of the Ahmedabad Police and the Election Commission with a request to ban the video clip and take action against those responsible for its creation and... Read more
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Business Insider
Russia looks to prospect of future without Vladimir Putin as sources say he has considered quittingwill also almost certainly bar leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny from regis
Business Insider / Posted 8 hours ago
will also almost certainly bar leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny from registering his candidacy. Russia’s Election Commission says that an embezzlement conviction makes him ineligible – it’s a conviction that has been ruled... Read more
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heraldscotland
The trauma haunting Mosul's survivorsas he recounted his story of the day when armed jihadists from the Islamic Stat
heraldscotland / Posted 9 hours ago
as he recounted his story of the day when armed jihadists from the Islamic State group came to his office at the Iraq election commission in Mosul looking for his two friends, Layth and Marwan. Like Moqtaz both were only in their early... Read more
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Business Standard India
CWC meet tomorrow: Rahul Gandhi likely to become Cong prez before Guj pollsof the party's highest decision-making body. The party's organisational electi
Business Standard India / Posted 12 hours ago
of the party's highest decision-making body. The party's organisational election has to be completed before December 31. The Election Commission has given the party the last extension for completing the internal poll process by the end of this y... Read more
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asianage
Decks ready to elect Rahul as Cong prez; CWC meet tomorrow to decide dateof the party's highest decision-making body. The party's organisational electi
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
of the party's highest decision-making body. The party's organisational election has to be completed before December 31. The Election Commission has given the party the last extension for completing the internal poll process by the end of this y... Read more
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heraldscotland
After Islamic State ... madness, despair, grief and traumaas he recounted his story of the day when armed jihadists from the Islamic Stat
heraldscotland / Posted 14 hours ago
as he recounted his story of the day when armed jihadists from the Islamic State group came to his office at the Iraq election commission in Mosul looking for his two friends, Layth and Marwan. Like Moqtaz both were only in their early... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Senate ethics, relatively silent, could face busy yearincluding accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resul
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
including accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resulted in investigations by the FBI, Federal Election Commission and the Senate. Ensign resigned as the two-year ethics investigation intensified. The members of the... Read more
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dna
Rahul Gandhi likely to be made Congress President before Gujarat polls, CWC to meet tomorrowJitendra Prasada, filed his nomination for the top post, against incumbent Soni
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
Jitendra Prasada, filed his nomination for the top post, against incumbent Sonia Gandhi and he lost as well. With the Election Commission (EC) having set a deadline of December 31 for the Congress to complete its organisational elections, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gujarat election: Sharad Yadav-led group to fight on auto-rickshaw symbolA day after the Election Commission recognised the group led by Bihar Chief Min
Business Standard India / Posted 22 hours ago
A day after the Election Commission recognised the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the Janata Dal (United) and rejected the claim of the Sharad Yadav faction over the party's name and election symbol, the veteran socialist leader... Read more
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The Hindu
Patidars give Congress 24-hour ultimatumfor Gujarat Assembly will be held out in two phases on December 9 and 14. Mr.
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
for Gujarat Assembly will be held out in two phases on December 9 and 14. Mr. Anwar alleged that the Centre influenced the Election Commission (EC) to declare the poll dates of Gujarat separately, and not along with that of Himachal Pradesh, so... Read more
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dna
The lowdown on Congress' plan to make Rahul Gandhi party president before Gujarat electionsJitendra Prasada filed his nomination for the top post against incumbent Sonia
dna / Posted yesterday
Jitendra Prasada filed his nomination for the top post against incumbent Sonia Gandhi and again he lost badly. With the Election Commission having set a deadline of December 31 for Congress to complete its organizational elections, the party was... Read more
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The Hindu
Sonia summons CWC meetto notify the schedule for the election of the next president of the Indian Nat
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
to notify the schedule for the election of the next president of the Indian National Congress. The move comes after the Election Commission set a deadline of December 31 for the party to complete the process of organisational elections. PCCs’... Read more
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Business Standard India
NCP to fight Gujarat Assembly polls in alliance with Congressfor Gujarat Assembly will be carried out in two phases on December 9 and 14. A
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
for Gujarat Assembly will be carried out in two phases on December 9 and 14. Anwar alleged that the Centre influenced the Election Commission (EC) to declare the poll dates of Gujarat separately, and not along with that of Himachal Pradesh, so... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County gets new voting machinesthe county received 26 Express Voting machines, 11 DS200 ballot counting machin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the county received 26 Express Voting machines, 11 DS200 ballot counting machines and 26 printers to serve the new system. Election commissioner Mike Sevak said he expects voters will appreciate the difference. "I think they're pretty nice," Sevak... Read more
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Central Chronicle
EC rules Nitish’s is real JD(U)Agencies, New Delhi In a setback to rebel leader Sharad Yadav, the Election Co
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Agencies, New Delhi In a setback to rebel leader Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission of India on Friday declared that the faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the ‘real’ JD(U) and allotted it the reserved symbol – Arrow. The group... Read more
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dna
Gujarat High Court pulls up GPCC for allegations of 'faulty' EVMsTrail (VVPAT) and control units were defective and could be manipulated. The pr
dna / Posted yesterday
Trail (VVPAT) and control units were defective and could be manipulated. The prayer was that the court should direct the Election Commission and Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) to not use the defective units at polling booths. When the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Senate Ethics Commission could face busy 2018including accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resul
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
including accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resulted in investigations by the FBI, Federal Election Commission and the Senate. Ensign resigned as the two-year ethics investigation intensified. The members of the... Read more
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The Columbian
WSUV professor enters race for 3rd Congressional District seatLong, a political science professor at Washington State University Vancouver, f
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Long, a political science professor at Washington State University Vancouver, filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Nov. 13 to join three other Democratic candidates vying to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera... Read more
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Al.com
Roy Moore scandal boosting fundraising for Doug Jonesbecome clear later this month when both campaigns face a Nov. 30 deadline to su
Al.com / Posted yesterday
become clear later this month when both campaigns face a Nov. 30 deadline to submit campaign finance reports to the Federal Election Commission. Starting on Nov. 23, the campaigns have to disclose contributions of $1,000 or more to the FEC within... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Donald Trump starts paying for his own Russia probe lawyersdid not respond to a request for comment whether it will continue to pay for Mr
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
did not respond to a request for comment whether it will continue to pay for Mr Trump Jr's legal expenses. The US Federal Election Commission allows use of private campaign funds to pay legal bills arising from being a candidate or elected... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Senate ethics, relatively silent, could face busy yearincluding accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resul
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
including accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resulted in investigations by the FBI, Federal Election Commission and the Senate. Ensign resigned as the two-year ethics investigation intensified. The members of the... Read more
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New York Daily News
Senate ethics, relatively silent, could face busy yearincluding accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resul
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
including accusations that he helped the staffer find work as a lobbyist, resulted in investigations by the FBI, Federal Election Commission and the Senate. Ensign resigned as the two-year ethics investigation intensified. The members of the... Read more
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The Indian Express
Another video with communal overtones surfaces in poll-bound Gujarat, lawyer goes to EC, policewhich has been doing the rounds. A human rights lawyer, Govind Parmar of Human
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
which has been doing the rounds. A human rights lawyer, Govind Parmar of Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), has written to Election Commission and Gujarat Police to stop circulation of the video clip, saying it can be used to polarise votes in the... Read more
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New York Daily News
President Trump to start paying his own Russia-related legal billdid not respond to a request for comment whether it will continue to pay for Tr
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
did not respond to a request for comment whether it will continue to pay for Trump Jr’s legal expenses. The U.S. Federal Election Commission allows use of private campaign funds to pay legal bills arising from being a candidate or elected... Read more
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asianage
JD-U’s ‘arrow’ symbol allotted to Nitish Kumar factionNew Delhi: The JD(U) faction led by Nitish Kumar on Friday managed to keep the
asianage / Posted yesterday
New Delhi: The JD(U) faction led by Nitish Kumar on Friday managed to keep the “arrow” symbol of the party with the Election Commission ruling that the group led by the Bihar chief minister has demonstrated overwhelming majority support in the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Federal Agency Drafts New Rules For Transparency In Political Social-Media AdsThe Federal Election Commission is moving to improve disclosure of the money be
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
The Federal Election Commission is moving to improve disclosure of the money behind Internet and digital ads, as the shadow of Russian-funded social-media ads in last year's presidential race hangs over the agency. "We can't, obviously, take over... Read more
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The Hill
Trump now paying his own legal billssome of the legal bills accrued amid Mueller’s investigation. In August, the RN
The Hill / Posted yesterday
some of the legal bills accrued amid Mueller’s investigation. In August, the RNC payments totalled $231,250. The Federal Election Commission allows candidates to use campaign funds to cover legal costs that may come as a result of running for... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Porn Star And Rapper Coolio: Presidential Hopefuls For 2020a sex worker, couldn’t be in public office.” While she hasn’t filed any intent
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
a sex worker, couldn’t be in public office.” While she hasn’t filed any intention to run documents with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), DeVille insists, “It’s evolved into a real and realistic run for president.” Filing with the FEC... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Choctaws vote not to build new casinofor our Tribe." If less than 40 percent of registered voters participated, the
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
for our Tribe." If less than 40 percent of registered voters participated, the casino would be built anyway. The Tribal Election Commission will determine the official results, and they will be out at 1 p.m. Friday. PREVIOUS STORY: Choctaw... Read more
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The Hill
FEC must keep the Internet a place for free minds, free speechthe Russia hysteria has spread from liberal partisans to equally partisan gover
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
the Russia hysteria has spread from liberal partisans to equally partisan government regulators now that the Federal Election Commission (FEC) once again reopened its request for comments on how it should expand Internet regulations. Ellen... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Have reduced or removed disqualification of MPs, MLAs: EC to SCThe Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday told the Supreme Court that it
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has on several occasions in the past exercised its power to remove or reduce the disqualification of an convicted elected representative. The poll panel placed before... Read more
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Slate
Has Russian Money Gone to Trump’s Legal Defense?of the president and his family against allegations they colluded with Russia?
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
of the president and his family against allegations they colluded with Russia? According to filings with the Federal Election Commission, the Republican National Committee has paid more than $400,000 in personal legal fees for Donald Trump... Read more
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asianage
EC authorises Nitish Kumar faction to use JD( election symbolJanata Dal (United) group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is now the o
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Janata Dal (United) group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is now the official owner of party symbol 'arrow'. The Election Commission (EC) on Friday passed orders in this regard. Chhotubhai Amarsang Vasava, lone JD(U) MLA from Gujarat,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Construction Contractors to Elect New Officersa period of four years. The election of the new corps of officers, according t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
a period of four years. The election of the new corps of officers, according to a release signed by the Chairman of ALCC's election commission, Napoleon T. Chattah, will be held on December 1 at the association's head office, located on Weaver... Read more
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Gulf News
Court cancels order for free legal aid to former RJD parliamentarian Shahabuddinand the property details attached with the nomination papers of his wife Heena
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
and the property details attached with the nomination papers of his wife Heena Shahab, which she filed before the Election Commission while contesting 2009 Lok Sabha polls, also reveal he is not finically weak, court sources... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In NEC LP, UP Others Hearing Case - Lawyer Cautions CDC Partisansand governmental affairs, Attorney Phil Tarpeh Dixon has called on partisans of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and governmental affairs, Attorney Phil Tarpeh Dixon has called on partisans of the party to remain calm as the National Election Commission hears complains filed by the Liberty Party, Unity Party and others. He reminded partisans of the party... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nitish Kumar-led JD( entitled to use party symbol ‘Arrow’: Election CommissionIn a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on Friday ruled that the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
In a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on Friday ruled that the group led by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is the real Janata Dal (United) and is entitled to use the ‘Arrow’ poll symbol of the party. The JD(U) is a recognised... Read more
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dna
Janata Dal United's symbol war ends, Election Commission awards arrow to Nitish KumarEnding suspense over who controls the real Janata Dal United, the Election Comm
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Ending suspense over who controls the real Janata Dal United, the Election Commission on Friday has recognised the faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s claim over the arrow symbol. The order follows a month-long tussle between the... Read more
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The Hindu
Nitish Kumar-led group recognised as real JDIn a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on November 17 ruled that
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
In a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on November 17 ruled that the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the real Janata Dal (United) and is entitled to use the ‘Arrow’ poll symbol of the party. The JD(U) is a recognised... Read more
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asianage
Guj polls: BJP lists 70 candidates; Vijay Rupani to contest from Rajkot Westbe held in two phases next month, the BJP has deployed Ram Vilas Paswan in its
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
be held in two phases next month, the BJP has deployed Ram Vilas Paswan in its campaign in an attempt to woo Dalit voters. Election Commission on October 26 announced a two-phase poll in Gujarat on December 9 and 14, setting off a high-decibel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Plan for Post-Conflict Transition in Libya Makes Headway, Security Council Toldnational narrative, and agree on the tangible steps required to end the transit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
national narrative, and agree on the tangible steps required to end the transition. As for elections, the High National Election Commission is working to initiate a voter registration update before the end of the year, which will be the first... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man, 29, planning race for Congresshas withdrawn. Butler has not reported raising any money, and Desai said Thurs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
has withdrawn. Butler has not reported raising any money, and Desai said Thursday that he plans to file with the Federal Election Commission within the next few days. Crawford had $312,778 cash on hand at the end of September, according to the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Choctaws vote not to build new casinofor our Tribe." If less than 40 percent of registered voters participated, the
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
for our Tribe." If less than 40 percent of registered voters participated, the casino would be built anyway. The Tribal Election Commission will determine the official results, and they will be out at 1 p.m. Friday. PREVIOUS STORY: Choctaw... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Choctaws vote not to build new casinoto build on our existing success for our Tribe." If less than 40 percent of re
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
to build on our existing success for our Tribe." If less than 40 percent of registered voters participated, the casino would be built anyway. The Tribal Election Commission will determine the official results, and they will be out at 1 p.m. Fri... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Azalina refutes claim of reduced number of assistant registrar of votersDepartment, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said has refuted the claim made by Kulai
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
Department, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said has refuted the claim made by Kulai Member of Parliament Teo Nie Ching that the Election Commission (EC) had drastically reduced the number of assistant registrar of voters (PPP) to 205. Describing Teo’s... Read more
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The Mercury News
Election officials look to place new rules on Facebook, Google adsBy Hamza Shaban | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Federal Election Commission
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
By Hamza Shaban | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Federal Election Commission moved a step closer to placing tighter regulations on Internet ads published on major Web platforms, marking a significant shift for an agency beset by partisan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Election officials move closer to placing new rules on Facebook and GoogleWASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission moved a step closer to placing tig
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission moved a step closer to placing tighter regulations on Internet ads published on major Web platforms, marking a significant shift for an agency beset by partisan dysfunction and another sign that regulators... Read more
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asianage
JD-U to contest 12 seats in Gujarat, no tie-up with BJPsaid. The Nitish Kumar faction is also confident of retaining the arrow symbol
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
said. The Nitish Kumar faction is also confident of retaining the arrow symbol, the case for which is being heard in the Election Commission now. In such a scenario, the Sharad Yadav team will have to field its candidates either as independents... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Nine die in Afghanistan suicide bomb attackAshraf Ghani after a disputed 2014 presidential election. Ghani on Wednesday s
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Ashraf Ghani after a disputed 2014 presidential election. Ghani on Wednesday sacked the chairman of the Independent Election Commission, raising doubts over whether parliamentary and council ballots scheduled for next year will take place as... Read more
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