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Are Democrats poised to steal the midterms?

Something weird is in the air this election season, and I don’t like what I smell. I think it’s a rat.

Most factors point to a big Republican win in the midterms, with the GOP expanding its majority in the U.S. 1,249 more words

Democrats

Hearing Set For Ballots-For-The-Blind Case

BALTIMORE (AP) — A hearing is scheduled in federal court in Maryland on a lawsuit seeking to require state officials to provide online absentee ballots for the visually impaired. 104 more words

Local

Individual Registration

The Electoral Reform Society today (10 June 2014) highlights

The introduction of online registration is part of the launch of Individual Electoral Registration (IER).  This is an important reform that assigns our Victorian household registration system to the dustbin of history.

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Votes Having An Effect

Digital Age Ballot Integrity and Security

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/02/23/v-print/3250726/the-case-of-the-phantom-ballots.html

In the above-linked story there is a fascinating report on what sounds like programmed-bots trying to gain access to absentee ballots in Miami last year.   64 more words

Current Events

Sabato's partisan rant re: electoral college reform

I like Larry Sabato, his Crystal Ball column and the fine work of the University of Virginia Center for Politics. But his post criticizing a proposal to reform the Electoral College falls well short of the standards ordinarily maintained by him and his organization. 830 more words

Democrats

Amid cheer, an ominous sign in Wisconsin

Hold the champagne.

Prior to Wisconsin’s June 5 recall elections,Democrats announced that Wisconsin would be where they would test out their GOTV plan. Gov. Scott Walker’s victory caused many to say that the Dems’ plan was a failure. 272 more words

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