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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

More Americans than ever are expected to vote by mail this year, which means we probably won"t know who won the 2020 presidential race until days after election night

Associated Press Due to a expected increase in voters casting ballots by mail this year, Americans probably won't know who the winner of the presidential race is for days or even weeks after.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on disenfranchised voters in Wisconsin and Beyond

As voters in Wisconsin cast their ballots in person today, Page Gardner, founder and board chair of the Voter Participation Center, released the following statement... The post COVID-19’s Impact on disenfranchised voters in Wisconsin and Beyond ap.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 7th, 2020

Photos and videos show Wisconsin voters trying to socially distance in line at the polls to cast ballots during a pandemic

Associated Press As dozens of states have postponed their presidential primaries, Wisconsin's Tuesday election is still proceeding as scheduled. After the state legislature refused to delay the election, courts blo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

17.5 million voters face an impossible choice: Vote in their state"s primary today and risk coronavirus exposure, or stay home

Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images Primaries are going ahead in Arizona, Illinois, and Florida, where more than 17.5 million combined voters could cast ballots. Yet CDC guidelines recommend shutting dow.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2020

Election: 3 states holding Democratic presidential primaries Tuesday — with guidance on sanitizing voting machines against coronavirus

Voters in three states will go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots for Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders, even as the coronavirus outbreak has pushed back plans for other primary elections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2020

6 ways California made it easier for people to vote on Super Tuesday

Bing Guan/Reuters California made it easier for many of the state's 20.5 million registered voters to cast their ballot on Super Tuesday — the state's first year participating in this pivotal day in t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 4th, 2020

Voting by smartphone in Seattle pushes the limits of electronic balloting

Election officials are letting voters in a little-followed race cast ballots with their mobile phones, even as critics raise concerns over the vulnerability of digital ballots......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 11th, 2020

LIVE UPDATES: See the full results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary, which starts at midnight

Samantha Lee/Business Insider On Tuesday, February 11, New Hampshire voters are heading to the polls to cast ballots in the historic First in the Nation Democratic primary. With Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Mayor Pete.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2020

Pound Rollercoaster After Last Poll Suggests Hung Parliament Remains Likely

Pound Rollercoaster After Last Poll Suggests Hung Parliament Remains Likely Tomorrow, British voters will head to the polls to cast their ballots in a federal election that will decide the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 11th, 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