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Elections

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  • New Bedford voters approve $650M casino proposal

    A proposed $650 million Foxwoods-managed resort casino for New Bedford's waterfront cleared a crucial step Tuesday as city residents overwhelmingly approved the proposal in a special election. The referendum passed Tuesday with 73 percent voting in favor...
  • Hagan to pass on bid for Senate seat in North Carolina

    Former Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina will pass on running for Senate again next year against incumbent Republican Richard Burr, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday night. Hagan's decision will leave Democrats with few good...
  • NCDMV issues 1,000 no-fee voter ID cards ahead of 2016

    The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is giving out no-fee voter ID cards at all driver license offices statewide in advance of the 2016 elections. So far, DMV had handed out 1,019 of the cards across the state. Effective next year, state law...
  • The real math behind Hillary Clinton's candidacy

    WASHINGTON Elections are fundamentally about math, and the most fundamental of the fundamental factors is demographics the ethnic and racial composition of the electorate. So far, Hispanic voters have been getting the most attention from the media and...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Does Scott Walker have what it takes to win in 2016?

    WASHINGTON Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is widely viewed as a top-tier hopeful for the GOP presidential nomination. But it's less clear he has the right profile to knock off the likely Democratic nominee, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton....
  • Council votes against paying for poll books

    Council votes against paying for poll books
    A second request by the election board to transfer $40,000 to make the first payment on electronic poll books set off a firestorm at Tuesday's Porter County Council meeting, as council members questioned the expense and the process in purchasing the...
  • Mexico's 2018 presidential campaign already underway

    MEXICO CITY Think the U.S. presidential campaign is long? Look at Mexico. The next presidential election isn't until 2018, and candidates already are lining up. President Enrique Pena Nieto isn't even halfway through his six-year term. Recent midterm...
  • Sunrise bans key officials from city politics

    Sunrise bans key officials from city politics
    An ethics controversy rocking the Broward Elections Office is having a ripple effect, with Sunrise and other cities taking steps to ban key officials from involvement in city elections. As attorney for the supervisor of elections, Burnadette Norris-...
  • Senate OKs bill to allow Ohioans to register online to vote

    Ohioans could register online to vote and more easily declare their political party affiliation under a measure that passed the presidential swing state's Senate on Wednesday. The bill approved on a 31-1 vote would direct the state's elections chief to...
  • Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

     Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop
    The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected by a landslide in a vote at the Episcopal General...
  • Agency To Consider Court Action To Force Democrats' Compliance With Subpoena

    Agency To Consider Court Action To Force Democrats' Compliance With Subpoena
    The State Elections Enforcement Commission is expected to decide Thursday whether to take the state Democratic Party to court over its refusal to comply with a May 29 subpoena for documents and internal communications concerning the 2014 re-election...