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High court balks at last-minute voting changes

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the right to vote this year. 840 more words

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Beat The Lines, Early Voting Begins Monday

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CBSMIAMI (CBSMiami) – With the November General Election about two and a half weeks away, elections supervisors are encouraging all voters to to become familiar with their specific ballot and vote early if they can. 240 more words

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Odd Election-Law Lawsuits, Hissy Fits, And Last-Minute Voter Suppressions

Stepping away for a moment from the more significant drama of the State’s recalcitrant commitment to widespread, damaging racial discrimination, I’ve been momentarily distracted by some election gossip. 892 more words

Oakland Vice Mayor Throws Support behind Sacramento's 'Strong Mayor' Initiative

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Oakland Vice Mayor Larry Reid was in Sacramento Tuesday to sing the praises of Measure L, otherwise known as the “Strong Mayor” initiative.

If voters approve Measure L, the mayor would be granted a wealth of new powers like being able to propose a budget, veto city ordinances and remove the city manager. 169 more words

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Republicans Moore, McClintock Debate in Auburn

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Standing before a packed room, incumbent representative Tom McClintock and challenger Art Moore squared off for an hour-long debate Tuesday inside the Auburn City Hall. 380 more words

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War of Words Surrounds Strong Mayor Campaign

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With less than a month to go until voters decide his mayoral strength at the polls, Sacramento’s Kevin Johnson is making a hard sell for Measure L. 418 more words

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