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The electoral race for Nuevo León

By Pedro Valenzuela Parcero

Nuevo León is the economic capital of Mexico’s industrial north. It is on the U.S.-Mexico border, accounts for 7.5% of Mexico’s GDP, and is home to flagship Mexican companies, such as CEMEX (one of the world’s largest producers of building materials), ALFA (multinational conglomerate that includes petrochemical products, auto components, and refrigerated foods) and GRUMA (largest corn flour and tortillas producer in the world). 348 more words


Make your Vote Count

The system of optional preferential voting in NSW Legislative Assembly is different to the Australian Federal Election for the House of Representatives.

  1. Voting is Compulsory – That means you must get your name marked off.
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Hot air from anti-CSG candidates

20 March 2015

The notion of coal seam gas as an election issue seems like nothing more than hot air.  Nobody should tell you otherwise.  Recent history, albeit brief, doesn’t show any elections changing course because of coal seam gas, often referred to simply as CSG. 850 more words


An Independent choice for Milton Keynes in the General Election

Fed up of party politics and the same old politicians? At the General Election in May, you’ll have a different option for Milton Keynes.

Steve Fulton is standing as an Independent candidate for the Milton Keynes South constituency and CitiBlog is running a series of articles so you can decide who you want to vote for. 361 more words


The trouble with this election is that the voters might think for themselves

Well, that’s clearly the view of the Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Conservative MP for East Devon and a Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.  322 more words


Coney Island Comes Alive in Art Show

The Wadsworth Atheneum’s ‘Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008’ dives into the oceanfront playground’s role as a muse to artists.

Ellen Gamerman… 482 more words

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Greg Orman: "While Senator Roberts won tonight, we didn't lose."

This was just the beginning. The independent movement grew stronger with an incredibly impressive showing by Greg Orman in the US Senate campaign in ruby-red Kansas against not just a three-term incumbent but the entire DC political machine. 40 more words