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Kansas House approves variety of election changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas House has approved a measure that would move local elections to the fall in odd-numbered years.

The chamber voted 64-58 Thursday to send the bill to the governor. 91 more words

Kansas

Early Voter Turnout Below Expectations in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Voter turnout was expected to be higher in Wilkes-Barre than in many communities in our area because of a mayor’s race and a race for district magistrate that encompasses much of the city of Wilkes-Barre. 187 more words

News

Response to student's question for Bush highlights generation's political apathy

As  presidential hopeful Jeb Bush made his obligatory rounds at a Reno, Nev., town hall meeting late last week, the Republican politician was greeted with the same types of confrontational questions now emblematic of campaign-trail politics. 761 more words

OPINION

Quick Take: Drexel Public Health Expert Weighs Impact of Racial Health Inequality on Elections

By Kim Menard

New research shows that premature death among racial groups translates into political inequities. To change racial health inequalities, voting is a critical step to influence the political process. 260 more words

Community & Society

Can there be a shy NZ Labour vote when voter turnout is already high?

The Left over Left truly believes there is a shy Labour vote out there waiting for the call of hard left policies. One flaw in that hypothesis is voter turnout in New Zealand is high by international standards. 41 more words

Politics - USA

Scotland: A Politically Engaged Nation?

The independence referendum sparked an interest in politics that Scotland has not witnessed in a long time, with the turnout exceeding an enormous 84%. But just how politically motivated is Scotland today? 450 more words

UK Politics

Once more, with emphasis: Get out ... and vote!

I’ve displayed this video already on this blog.

I want to show it once more as Amarillo and the rest of Texas vote today for local officeholders. 166 more words

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