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You’d have to be living under a proverbial rock not to have heard news that voter turnout in the Nov. 4 mid-term elections was dismal. 222 more words

Can Voter ID Turn the Voting Rights Act into a Historical Artifact? Part Two

In part one of this piece, I suggested it bears watching the journey of Texas’s controversial strict photo ID law through the federal courts to see whether the general prohibition against discriminatory voting practices contained in Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) could void one of the most stringent voting rules in the country. 1,176 more words

Election Administration

Just 4 turn up to vote at Bastar village

Published in The Hindu on Apr 10, 2014 

Of the 1,797 booths in Bastar, 1,407 booths have been marked as ‘critical’ and all steps have been taken to ensure free and fair polling there. 323 more words

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Democracy Cup Awarded For Turnout

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut election officials have announced this year’s winners of the “Democracy Cup” for towns and cities with the highest voter turnout. 123 more words

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Connecticut towns recognized for voter turnout

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut election officials have announced this year’s winners of the “Democracy Cup” for towns and cities with the highest voter turnout. 123 more words

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Connecticut Voter Turnout Nears 56 Percent In November Election

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Connecticut officials report that nearly 56 percent of registered voters turned out for the November election.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says turnout was a “respectable” 55.6 percent and that nearly 14,000 new voters cast ballots using election-day registration, which was available for the first time in a statewide election. 176 more words

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Connecticut voter turnout was nearly 56 percent

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials report that nearly 56 percent of registered voters turned out for the November election.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says turnout was a “respectable” 55.6 percent and that nearly 14,000 new voters cast ballots using election-day registration, which was available for the first time in a statewide election. 92 more words

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