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Elections

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  • Political opposition groups gain money for 2016 race

    It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. That footage becomes part of a 30-...
  • Arizona case gives Virginia redistricting reformers hope, not change

    Arizona case gives Virginia redistricting reformers hope, not change
    Groups calling for redistricting reform in Virginia were emboldened Monday by a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding reforms in Arizona, but changes to Virginia's system remain a political long shot in the near term. In a 5-4 decision, the high court...
  • Arizona takes its map back. Illinois, you're next.

    Arizona takes its map back. Illinois, you're next.
    The people of Arizona scored a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. People of Illinois, were you watching? The nation's highest court sided with voters who were fed up with politicians rigging the outcome of elections. By a 5-4 vote, the court...
  • Supreme Court's Arizona ruling hands voters a big victory

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: The sentence cannot be found in the Constitution, but it best captures one of the fundamental democratic principles the Constitution exists to protect: "Voters should choose their...
  • Postcards mailed to inactive voters in Wisconsin

    The state elections board has mailed postcards to nearly 100,000 registered voters in Wisconsin who have not cast ballots in the past four years. The state Government Accountability Board on Monday says the postcard titled "Notice of Suspension" is one...
  • District remapping starts with states

    District remapping starts with states
    John McCarron’s Monday column, “When the voters really don’t matter,” is absolutely true. From U.S. congressional districts to smaller aldermanic districts in Chicago, gerrymandering is king. We do need a national campaign to...
  • Analysis: Has Christie's ship already sailed?

    PHILADELPHIA He had them at "sit down and shut up!" In the summer of 2011, some Republican leaders and billionaire donors begged New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to run for president to save the party. Less than thrilled with the available options, they...
  • Supreme Court sides with the people, not the politicians

    Supreme Court sides with the people, not the politicians
    Today the Supreme Court reinforced the principle that the voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around, in upholding an Arizona law that puts the task of drawing congressional district boundaries in the hands of an independent...
  • California lawmakers to tackle health care, road funding

    The California Legislature is holding two special sessions this summer to tackle long-vexing funding shortfalls in the state's transportation and health care programs. But talk of targeted tax increases has prompted political hand-wringing. At issue in...
  • California wins with Arizona in SCOTUS redistricting case

    California wins with Arizona in SCOTUS redistricting case
    Who supports gerrymandering? Not voters, who regularly prefer to give independent commissions the power to set voting boundaries. Not the Supreme Court, which ruled Monday in favor of Arizona's voters and their redistricting commission. That leaves one...
  • Burundians vote in parliamentary elections marred by unrest

    Burundians voted Monday in parliamentary elections marked by an opposition boycott and the threat of violence in the capital. The polls closed at 5 p.m. local time and "the elections went well," said Prospere Ntahorwamiye, a spokesman for the electoral...