Ballot

The state's voters will mark paper ballots because as Secretary of State Bill Gardner is fond of saying, “You can’t hack a pencil.”
Texas resident Crystal Mason was sentenced to five years in prison for voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election. Her ballot was never counted.
"You can’t use Google to figure out which candidates on your local ballot think that the earth is flat and climate change is a hoax?"
The state would be just the third where felons in jail could cast a ballot.
South Dakotans will vote on three initiatives that, if taken together, could change the face of state politics. The city
Listen to Jon Keyser on the Mandy Connel Show May 2, 2016 Keyser missed the mark in one congressional district because the
Bernie Sanders consistently repeats that we need to start a political revolution, with or without him, to correct what most people in this country agree is wrong with it: our government is corrupted by money and crony capitalism.
Could this be the year when Republicans see some sort of replay of what the Democrats went through in 1968?
The entire Trump phenomenon reminds me of a basic rule from the world of magical/fantasy fiction. It's not quite Asimov's "three laws of robotics," but it's still been used my many authors who write about wizards casting dangerous spells.
If the state-level Republicans do decide to create loyalty oaths in a naked bid to keep Donald Trump off their primary ballots, his supporters are going to be enraged.
Marc is joined by our HuffPost community to discuss what's at stake for women in the 2014 Midterm Elections.
Marc is joined by Christina Wilkie Sumner to discuss discuss one of the hottest topics for the 2014 midterm elections: minimum wage.
The Koch's tidal wave of money can corrupt our democracy, but we must not abet it with our silence. We must go the polls and elect leaders who will protect the air we breathe and build a more sustainable future for our children.
This past weekend, hundreds took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in continued protests, forums, and demonstrations seeking justice for Mike Brown and other victims as part of the highly organized Ferguson October weekend of civil disobedience.
Issues with neutrality in wording choices are just one part of the battle when it comes to ballot measures. Missing or incomplete information is another issue that can taint voter decision-making.
This year may see some progress on legalization, but it will be limited. But there are five state-level efforts where news is being made on the legalization front.
I want to throw an Oscar viewing party for my friends so I came up with some fun DIY decor ideas that are easy to do in your home, apartment or dorm.
Americans aren't buying what the bishops and their allies are selling, and they are not willing to vote away their rights or those of their neighbors.
Putting secession on the ballot in a county is, pretty obviously, nothing more than a political stunt. It brings to mind those who launch efforts to amend the Constitution even though they know they're never going to succeed. I appreciate the value of a good political stunt, though.
Candidates know about it. Election lawyers know about it. Political insiders do too. Yet, I've learned over the past few years that in this otherwise politically savvy town, ballot access still remains foreign to many.