Tag Archive: ballot

Jun 29 2014

Voting rights in reverse

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that went into effect 25 June 2013 has led to some states implementing measures making it harder for racial minorities and the aged to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates are trying hard, but attempts to rectify the situation are stalled in Congress. The implications are significant. The approaching autumn …

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Nov 02 2013

Lone Star State: Voting on November 5-Here’s what you need to know

With recent congressional goings-on, we’ve all sat up and paid a little more attention. More folks have been talking about the role of government and the sort of country we want to be. Now that it’s time to take to the polls, it’s important to be prepared for Texas’ new voter ID rules to have …

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Feb 07 2012

Candidate filing for Longview

A General Election for City of Longview City Council Districts 1, 2, and Mayor will be held on Saturday, May 12. Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot between February 6, and March 5, 2012. The last day for a regular write-in candidate to declare candidacy for the General Election is …

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Jan 30 2012

The 1 Percent Candidate

The 1 Percent Candidate There’s a secretive effort by mega-rich Wall Street titans to place a presidential candidate on the ballot in November. By Peter Hart Think big money and Wall Street have too much influence over national politics? Not to worry: A third-party presidential candidate bankrolled by hedge funds will fix all of that. …

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