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"Closed Primaries Did Not Stop Bernie Sanders": Peddling Misleading Explanations To Supporters As To Why He Fell Short

Bernie Sanders is so convinced that his campaign was fatefully hamstrung by “closed” primaries in which independent voters could not participate that he is including the… 712 more words

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Let's hear it for voter enthusiasm! Or not.

We’ve still got six months until the November election, and given the roller-coaster ride and the lack of logic in this year’s presidential race, we may as well abandon the prediction business and look with skepticism on predictive polls (and especially exit polls) right now. 1,240 more words

Reconciling Conventional Wisdom and New Data on Direct Mail

A recent study conducted by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) in conjunction with the United States Postal Service (USPS) found that 75 percent of Millennial voters, those aged 18-35, “use political mail to remind them when to vote.” At first glance, this seems to be a surprising finding especially comparing it to the older generation of voters, only 58 percent of whom are motivated by direct mail to go vote. 659 more words

"Giant Gap In Voter Participation": If You Want A More Democratic Nominating Process, Take A Look At Caucuses First

There are, among the 50 states (the territories are another matter), 20 nominating contests left in this presidential cycle between the two parties.  Nineteen of them are primaries, which means (with the exception of North Dakota Democrats) we can close the book on this year’s caucuses. 687 more words

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SOTS Reporting Early Turnout Figures

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – With just hours left to cast ballots, Connecticut’s Secretary of the State has some early turnout reports in the state for today’s Democratic and Republican presidential primaries. 72 more words

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The US Voter Turnout Problem

There are numerous countries around the world that make voting easier for citizens than the United States does.

Consider: In most states in the US, you have just a single day to vote. 683 more words

Ohio's Golden Week voting policy eliminated for 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Golden Week voting policy in Ohio was eliminated for 2016.

The policy extended time for voter registration and gave people six days when they could register and vote at the same time. 152 more words

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