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China steadfast on Hong Kong election -- "It's take it or leave it"

Bloomberg

HONG KONG — China’s firm stand leaves the Hong Kong government with “no room for compromise” on a proposal that requires a committee of insiders to vet candidates for the city’s first leadership election, a visiting U.S. 444 more words

Alberta General Election 2015

Dual Electoral System

Voting is done by a preference ballot. On the first count of the ballots the top two candidates in each riding are elected. 430 more words

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WirePOLITICS: Pelosi assigns Boyle to election reform task force

Tom Waring, the Wire 

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has assigned U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-13th dist.) to serve on the Democracy for All Task Force: Restoring People-Powered Politics. 405 more words

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Hong Kong Leaders Tell Pan-Democrats To Accept Political Reform Package

Expecting next chief executive to restart reform process ‘may be wishful thinking’

By Jeffie Lam
South China Morning Post

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has urged the pan-democrats to accept the government’s political reform package, warning that the city’s next leader might not restart the procedure should it be voted down. 984 more words

POLITICAL PATERFAMILIAS

So far you are good at pollution
And other pocket lining resolutions.
You look at graft as a noble institution
While you work to undo the constitution. 205 more words

POETRY

Hillary and the Usual Suspects

Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the presidency today via email messages from John Podesta, her campaign chairman. The media, of course, has been all over the story even before it was a story with their usual hyperbole: the first serious woman candidate, the first husband-wife presidential pair, the first person to serve as both First Lady and President (although Nancy Reagan is a close second). 590 more words

election reform

With several candidates recently announcing their run for President in the 2016 election, I think it is a good time to discuss this issue.

It’s no secret that our elections have problems here in U.S.A.  194 more words

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