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Less than 20% of NYC voters cast ballots this year

Digital media company Minute Media is in talks to buy the Players’ Tribune, a website started by former baseball star Derek Jeter, according to people familiar with the matter. While the companies... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Capitol Report: 5 things to watch for the 2020 election from today’s races in Virginia, Kentucky and elsewhere

As voters across the country cast their ballots Tuesday in a range of state and local races, analysts are watching to see what this off-year Election Day could signal about the battle for the White House and other 2020 contests......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 5th, 2019

The Margin: Voters are calling the 2020 election ‘chaotic’ and a ‘train wreck’

A new poll finds Americans will cast their ballots with feelings of dread next year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 28th, 2019

Black Women Voters Will Be Central to the 2020 Presidential Election, Experts Predict

The Census Bureau reports that 55% of eligible black women voters cast ballots in November 2018, a full six percentage points above the national turnout. After black women delivered some notable advances for Democrats during last year's midterm el.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 20th, 2019

All workers in New York state now allowed time off to vote

With changes that take hold this year, New York has made strides to modernize voting and make it easier for more people to cast ballots. One change that intersects with the labor and employment law sector is a requirement for all employers to allow .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2019

Voters consider $108.2 million bond issue that would create projects for Maize school district

Early voting on the $108.2 million bond issue has started, but voters can cast their ballots at the polls from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

In India Election, False Posts and Hate Speech Flummox Facebook

With as many as 879 million eligible voters set to cast ballots in the coming weeks, Facebook is struggling to cope with the disinformation and hate speech that is circulating online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 2nd, 2019

As India Votes, False Posts and Hate Speech Flummox Facebook

With as many as 879 million eligible voters set to cast ballots in the coming weeks, Facebook is struggling to cope with the disinformation and hate speech that is circulating online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 1st, 2019

Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google

Major tech companies took steps to prevent foreign meddling online before voters in Ireland cast ballots on Friday. Here’s how those efforts are working out......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 25th, 2018

Colombians Vote for First Post-War Leader After Half-Century Conflict

Voters cast ballots on Sunday in a presidential election between five candidates who offer starkly different proposals for modernizing a country that, until recently, was locked in a long guerrilla conflict......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 27th, 2018

SCOTUS Backs Ohio"s "Use It Or Lose It" Plan To Scrub Lazy, Absent Voters From Rolls

In another decision that is bound to upset the left, the Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to clean up its voting rolls by targeting people who haven't cast ballots in a while. Tomorrow we gather on the steps of the Supreme Court building t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 11th, 2018

Supreme Court Backs Ohio"s "Use It Or Lose It" Plan To Scrub Lazy, Absent Voters From Rolls

In another decision that is bound to upset the left, the Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to clean up its voting rolls by targeting people who haven't cast ballots in a while. Tomorrow we gather on the steps of the Supreme Court building t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 11th, 2018

Migrants Aren"t an Issue in Mexico"s Presidential Campaign

As Mexicans prepare to cast ballots Sunday in an election dominated by anger over endemic violence and corruption, few voters are talking about the wave of Central American migrants that has transfixed the American public in recent days......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 26th, 2018

Photos of the Day: Oct. 8

In photos selected Monday by Wall Street Journal editors, rescue workers walk past the dome of a collapsed mosque in Indonesia, people participate in a fishing competition in China, voters cast ballots for the midterm elections in Iowa, and more......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 8th, 2018

U.S. Voter Turnout for the Midterm Elections in November Could Hit a 50-Year High

As many as 45-50% of eligible voters may cast a ballot in this year's midterm election. November could see the highest voter turnout in 50 years, based on a new prediction this week. Michael M.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 18th, 2018

Afghans Cast Votes Amid Deadly Violence

Faced with insurgent violence and daunting logistical problems, Afghans cast ballots in parliamentary elections seen as a test of the government’s progress toward political stability in a country beset by a 17-year war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 20th, 2018

3 Red States Voted to Expand Medicaid in the Midterm Elections. Here’s Why

The typically Republican states voted to pass something often thought of as decidedly Democratic. In three states considered to be Republican territory, voters cast their ballots fo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 7th, 2018

Amazon"s $1.5 million political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election

Seattle voters, in a rebuke to heavy corporate campaign spending by Amazon.com, have kept progressives firmly in control of their city council, reviving chances for a tax on big businesses that the tech giant helped fend off last year......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 14 min. ago

Swing state 2020? With election a year off, Arizona could become a key player

In 52 weeks, U.S. voters will elect a commander-in-chief, all 435 members of the House of Representatives and 33 of 100 senators. But for the first time since Bill Clinton won re-election in 1996, pundits aren’t sure whether Arizona will vote red o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2019

Could the economies in these swing states affect the 2020 election?

Economic performance is likely to be a deciding factor when voters head to the polls next year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 5th, 2019

Pothole improvements promised in SB 1 are a slow road to better

After the first full year of funding from SB 1, the state gas tax increase championed in the California Legislature by Sen. Jim Beall, the potholes in city streets that were pitched to voters as the driving force for the legislation are beginning t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2019