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Toeing the Line: The Dangers of Party Rebellion in Canada and France

The ‘Public Policy and Governance Review Abroad’, or PPGR Abroad, is a new initiative for 2014. Undertaken in collaborative with exchange students from the Master of Public Policy program at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, it will featured policy insights and analyses direct from Berlin and Paris. 1,014 more words

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Saturday Last Day to Vote Absentee in Person

RICHMOND, Va. — Saturday is the final day to vote absentee in person in Virginia.

The Virginia Department of Elections had received about 95,000 absentee votes as of Friday morning. 144 more words


8.3 Percent of Those Eligible Voted Early in Md.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –€” About 8.3 percent of eligible voters in Maryland have cast ballots during eight days of early voting.

The Maryland State Board of Elections posted Friday that 307,646 people voted early. 159 more words


Facebook's secret newsfeed experiments affected voter turnout in the 2012 election

As many users know by now, Facebook routinely experiments with the structure of the newsfeed — that is, which updates its ranking algorithm highlights and which it down-votes or hides completely. 991 more words

Early voting turnout nearing 10% in Montgomery County

More than 9% of Montgomery County’s registered voters have already cast their ballots in this fall’s general election.

As of Oct. 30, 1,394 county voters (9.34%) had used one-stop early voting to register their choices. 109 more words


Rock the boat

I’m growing a mustache.  Got a wig.  Flip flops.  A NRA t-shirt and shorts.  My costume is complete.

No, this isn’t what I’m wearing for Halloween.  1,042 more words