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DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — Candidates Charlie Hoots and Greg Paylor are in the runoff for an open Southaven Board of Aldermen seat after a special election Tuesday night. 319 more words
Participation in electoral processes is a central element of any liberal democracy. However, it also acts as a strong marker of inequalities and exclusion. A crucial indicator of democratic vitality is the number of eligible electorate that actually cast a vote in the ballot, also known as the electoral turnout (Franklin, 1996). 1,204 more words
Changing the way we cast ballots should appeal to both major parties.
It’s no secret that American democracy is in a bad way. In the last midterm elections, only about 37 percent of eligible adults voted — the worst showing since World War II. 28 more words
Oregon voters decide Tuesday whether to tax insurance companies and some hospitals to help pay for healthcare for low-income residents.
So far, turnout in the vote-by-mail election is low for Oregon.