Voter turnout

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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 […]


US President Barack Obama delivers inaugural address during 57th inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol building, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

Official: turnout above 800K, maybe 1M

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inauguration planning official says turnout was “definitely above 800,000″ and possibly up to one million people.


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Calif. turnout was 72 percent in November election

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s Secretary of State says more than half the voters who cast ballots in the November election voted by mail – the highest rate yet for a general election.


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 […]


Calif. voter registration site draws 1 million

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s new voter registration site drew more than 1 million users this fall and helped at least 380,000 voters sign up for the first time. The secretary of state’s office announced […]


National tribal group aims to register more voters

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A national tribal advocacy group is planning a week of voter education and registration events in more than 130 communities across Indian Country in an effort to boost turnout in November. […]



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