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Calif. bill would allow voting on Saturdays

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California lawmaker wants to help boost election turnout by giving voters the chance to cast ballots on Saturdays. Legislation by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, would require counties […]

07/14/2013

Election officials defend special voting for Usher

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) – Election officials in the Atlanta area are defending their decision to allow singer Usher to bypass long lines and cast his ballot on Election Day, infuriating voters who had to wait. […]

11/09/2012

The strange places America votes (video)

For one day, school gymnasiums and fire house bays become polling places. Just do not forget the columbarium in San Francisco, the condo party room in Chicago or the laundromat. Take a peek at some […]

11/06/2012

Honoring a true poll veteran

(AP) – There are people who believe in voting, and then there’s Elisa Kennedy. The National Association of Secretaries of State honored California’s longest-serving poll worker with a medal Tuesday for her years of service […]

11/06/2012

Voter turnout in LA County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Voter turnout in Los Angeles County was about 32 percent as of 1 p.m. today, well behind the 43 percent turnout at the same time on Election Day 2008, according to […]

11/06/2012

Puerto Rico votes on US ties and chooses governor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Puerto Ricans are facing a fundamental question on their ballots: Should they change their ties with the United States? Election Day is a holiday in the U.S. island territory […]

11/06/2012

California voter resources

Here are some resources that we hope you will find helpful for the election TODAY: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements Legislative and […]

11/06/2012

Some voting advocates object to NJ's email ballots

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Some New Jersey election watchdog groups are worried about the security of letting displaced New Jersey residents vote by email. Rutgers-Newark Law School Professor Penny Venetis says that when New Jersey […]

11/05/2012

California voter resources

Here are some resources that we hope you will find helpful for the election tomorrow: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements Legislative and […]

11/05/2012

Election officials hopeful, despite storm damage

  NEW YORK (AP) — Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold the election in storm-ravaged sections of New York and New […]

11/04/2012

California voter resources

Here are some resources that we hope you will find helpful for the election on Tuesday: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements Legislative […]

11/04/2012

California voter resources

Here are some resources that we hope you will find helpful for the upcoming November 6 election: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements […]

11/03/2012

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