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Pokemon players should hold hands instead of handhelds

Watching hundreds of glassy-eyed Pokemon Go fanatics swarming around Victoria Park, I marvelled at how — eyes glued t0 mobiles — some didn’t end up in the lake along with the giant carp. 233 more words

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If millennials truly want to start a political revolution, they'll need to vote

For the first time, the number of millennials eligible to vote (69.2 million) in the presidential election will be nearly equal to the number of Baby Boomers (69.7 million), according to a… 880 more words

Anticipated voter turnout at about 16% for partisan primary election

MILWAUKEE — Elections officials are projecting a 16% turnout at the polls for the partisan primary Tuesday, August 9th.

Neil Albrecht, the executive director of the City of Milwaukee Election Commission said Tuesday they’re projecting turnout will be about 16% of eligible voters — about 18-20% of registered voters. 236 more words


Elections officials take complaints about improper electioneering by supporters of Paul Nehlen

MOUNT PLEASANT/OAK CREEK — Elections officials said Tuesday, August 9th there have been complaints about improper electioneering by supporters of Paul Nehlen, who’s running against House Speaker Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. 456 more words


I Don't Follow Politics, But I Vote!

Photo credit: Sacnas.org

How many times have you heard this before? “I don’t like politics!” “I don’t think there’s any difference in the parties, so why bother!” “Politics just make me angry!” 812 more words


Numbers Crunched: Presidential Primary Voter Turnout at 29 Percent

The nonpartisan advocacy group FairVote has compiled and analyzed state-by-state data on voter turnout for the 2016 presidential primaries.

FairVote reviews trends in voter turnout nationally since 2000, as well as differences in turnout by party. 391 more words