The 2008 election was what some thought the 2004 election would be. A push for higher voter turnout resulted in what was one of the highest U.S. 686 more words
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Seventy years ago yesterday the results of the 1945 General Election were declared. Although the poll had been held on 5 July, the results were only announced on the 26th because of the time needed to return the ballots of service men and women from overseas. 779 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elections officials in the nation’s capital have cleared the way for a $15-an-hour minimum wage to be added to the ballot.
The District of Columbia’s minimum wage is currently $10.50. 95 more words
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of State has been awarded $35,000 for a project designed to encourage millennials to vote.
The Knight Foundation announced on Wednesday that the department’s project was one of 22 to win the Knight News Challenge on how to better inform voters. 79 more words