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Vote? Absolutely! ... but online?

I live in a very progressive community – open government initiatives with lots of opportunities for input, long-term and sustainable vision, alignment with the Canadian Index of Wellbeing… 741 more words

Leadership

2015: We Have to Make the Case for Politics

I won’t be the first person (or the last) to talk about apathetic voters. A quick look at the statistics will show that until the 1997 election voter turnout was safely above 70%. 711 more words

General Election

Ebony: Vote or Die in Ferguson, Missouri?

In 2004, P. Diddy jumped into politics with his loud,over-the-top “Vote or Die” youth voting campaign. Citizen Change (the organization behind the campaign) hung around for one election cycle, but after racking up more expenses and press than actual registered voters, the initiative  1,122 more words

Politics

City Council Members Believe Offering Cash Lottery Prize To Voters Is 'Worth Looking At'

WATTS (CBSLA.com) — The president of the Los Angeles City Council wants to explore the idea of offering a large cash prize to lure voters to the voting booths. 236 more words

News

Get out and vote, Ferguson residents

There appears to be a fairly straightforward political solution to the problems that have beset Ferguson, Mo., the suburban community being swallowed up by unrest and violence in the wake of the shooting of a young black man by a white police officer. 187 more words

Minn. Primary Turnout Topped 10 Percent -- Barely

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Certified results from last week’s Minnesota primary show just more than 10 percent of the state’s eligible voters cast ballots. 120 more words

News

Elite Endorsements: Former President Bill Clinton Campaigns for Grimes

Last week, Caroline and I attended Alison Grimes’ campaign event in Lexington at The Carrick House. There were roughly 400 in attendance at a luncheon at which former President Bill Clinton was a guest and spoke highly of Alison Grimes, his longtime friend. 464 more words

Senate Elections