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Tuesday Commentary: Trump vs Tester, Fagg, Primaries, & More

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. – Harry S. Truman

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Jon Tester

On Voters Not Voting - Part III: Solutions

In Part I of this project, we looked at the reasons people give for not voting, and in Part II, we looked at the demographics … who isn’t voting, and why.  1,593 more words

Political Commentary

Gov. Wolf Proposes Voter Registration, Absentee Ballot Changes

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – Young people marching in Pittsburgh and across America this past weekend calling for changes in public policy on guns from state and federal lawmakers must confront one reality — they don’t vote. 263 more words

News

Pennsylvania's 18th District

Alan Zendell, March 14, 2018

Before I forget, happy Pi Day.

We’ve already been hearing a lot of nonsense from the so-called pundits about yesterday’s special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th district. 736 more words

Articles

Special House Race in Pennsylvania Is Too Close to Call

Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone in virtual dead heat with nearly all votes counted; absentee ballots still to be tallied

 

Candidates Conor Lamb, a Democrat, left, and Republican Rick Saccone arrived to vote Tuesday in a special election for a U.S. 1,331 more words

Troops: Protect Your Right to Vote [classic article]

As first seen in GI Money magazine

With recent elections, much attention has been paid to military absentee ballots. With troops moving around internationally and in the case of National Guard units responding to national disasters, across the country, it’s easy to understand why troops are often not at their home of record on Election Day. 1,625 more words

How Secure Are Local Elections--Even When Paper Ballots Are Used?

https://www.democracynow.org/2017/6/6/nsa_contractor_charged_for_leak_after

Buried within this “Democracy Now!” story of the leaked NSA document is the real and very scary problem with elections in this country. It’s very easy to hack elections at the local level. 463 more words

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