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Elections

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  • Broward League of Women Voters leader wants to boost election turnout among young, women, minorities

    Jocelyn Carter-Miller wasn't looking for something new to do. But she felt compelled to act because of what she found when she went to vote in last summer's primary election: a dearth of voters. Now, she's taking the helm of the League of Women Voters of...
  • Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon enters 2016 mayoral race

    Sheila Dixon, who became Baltimore's first black female mayor but resigned in disgrace after an embezzlement conviction, announced Wednesday that she is running to reclaim her old job — the first direct challenge to incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Polish PM candidate vows no euro, more economic justice

    Beata Szydlo led a little-known politician to a surprise victory in Poland's recent presidential election. Now she hopes to repeat that winning formula for herself. The 52-year-old who managed the election campaign of President-elect Andrzej Duda is...
  • Dixon's return

    Dixon's return
    Given the riots after Freddie Gray's death, the ensuing spike in violent crime and all the systemic economic, educational and social problems that have been brought to light as a result, Baltimore could assuredly use an election. We need a real...
  • Donald Trump: What a lousy mogul

    Donald Trump: What a lousy mogul
    The bewildering saga of Donald Trump will become part of American legend, right up there with "A Face in the Crowd" and "Citizen Kane." Trump was known as a tough businessman, thanks in part to his "you're fired" theatrics on "The Apprentice." Now...
  • Prickly City: You Will Be Thunderstruck By Who They Are Thinking Of Bringing Into The Campaign

    Prickly City: You Will Be Thunderstruck By Who They Are Thinking Of Bringing Into The Campaign
    Since polls for the 2016 presidential election show that potential voters find Hunny Bunny to lack warmth, her staff is looking for ways to humanize her. They are thinking of drafting her husband into the cause. Is that insanely clever or just plain nuts?
  • In Wisconsin, Sanders appeals to like-minded liberals

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders touted his progressive credentials before his largest crowd to date Wednesday night as he pushed his campaign into Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's backyard. Sanders packed the Veterans Memorial...
  • Supreme Court ruling reaffirms the power of voters, not politicians

    Supreme Court ruling reaffirms the power of voters, not politicians
    That was a nice Fourth of July gift from the Supreme Court, reaffirming that "We the People" get to decide how our elected representatives are chosen. The politicians are not endowed with an inalienable right — not even a constitutional one...
  • John Kass: Trump, Christie: Diluting the candidate pool for the Bush and Clinton show

    Republican Chris Christie has just announced he doesn't want to be elected prom king of America. Whew! That's a relief. The nation was terrified he'd put on a white dinner jacket, red cummerbund and fox trot across Iowa in patent leather pumps....
  • Nix the Toni Tax. Then fix Cook County.

    Nix the Toni Tax. Then fix Cook County.
    For part of Wednesday afternoon, it looked like the Todd Stroger era was back — a terrible, tax-happy epoch at a Cook County government nicely designed for the 19th century. This time the County Board president advancing a 1 percent sales tax...
  • Former US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoids prison

    Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoided prison time Wednesday for felony election law violations, with a judge handing down a suspended sentence provided she successfully completes three years of probation. Bosworth, a...