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Political Roundup

In honor of the upcoming holiday we turn to Politics before this weekend. First up there is some great news out of California where there is a great idea in the state legislature about… 181 more words

Elections

Voter ID Laws: a Vicious Positive Feedback Loop

While they may have faded into the background during the absurdities of the first few weeks of the Trump Administration, let’s refocus ourselves on a few of our new POTUS’ recent tweets. 703 more words

Tyranny Of The Majority

Is voter turnout a problem?

Voter turnout has been trending down for decades. Is this a problem? Or should we not care about people who don’t care about voting, and just work on having better informed people who have an interest in voting? 345 more words

Democracy

I'm a Libertarian, officially

This past Thursday, I wrote that I had submitted my voter registration change form to switch from the Democratic party to the Libertarian party.  Here is the screen grab I made to signify the change. 944 more words

Politics

Polling Ends In Goa, 83% Turnout Seen

Polling for Goa’s 40 assembly constituencies officially ended at 5 p.m. on Saturday by when 83 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise, officials said.

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Scoop.it

Voter turnout is dropping dramatically in the "free world"

If judged by voter enthusiasm, democracy is struggling.

According to the World Bank’s 2017 World Development Report, election turnout is declining across the world. Over the last 25 years, the average global voter turnout rate dropped by more than 10%. 307 more words

How Many Parties???

Partyforumseasia:¬†The last edition of the British News Magazine “The Economist“, January 14th, runs two articles on the ideal number of parties in a parliament. 875 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia