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New York"s first election with early voting nears conclusion

A relatively quiet but still season in New York reaches its conclusion Tuesday as voters across the state in county and municipal races. With no federal or statewide contests on the ballot,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Early voting debuts Saturday

For the first time starting Saturday, voters in New York can cast their ballot early for an election. Voters in Erie County can visit any of the designated 37 hubs between noon and 6 p.m. this weekend and choose officials on the same ballot they can see.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2019

Governor signs early-voting bill into law

New York state will soon join most other states in allowing voters to cast a ballot before election day. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation into law on Thursday that authorizes... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2019

State launches early voting, hopes benefits will outweigh costs

Early voting is set to happen for the first time in New York, and advocates hope the benefits of expanded ballot box access will outweigh the cost and headaches of keeping the polls open for more... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

Industry nears deal on trash collection

After months of haggling over how to haul millions of tons of garbage from New York’s streets, the city could vote on a new plan as early as this month. New legislation would carve the city into zones where three trucking companies would be allo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 15th, 2019

Early voting in Metro races finishes well below 2015 levels

Things picked up in the final days, but the early voting turnout for Nashville's Aug. 1 election finished below the level set in 2015. WPLN Nashville Public Radio reports that overall .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2019

Harris County voters overwhelmingly approve $2.5B flood-mitigation bond proposition

Update: As of 10:31 p.m., about 98 percent of precincts had reported results from the Aug. 25 special election. Including those precincts, absentee ballots and early voting, about 85.65 percent of voters approved the proposition. Harris County vo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 26th, 2018

In One Chart: Investors banking on a stock market rally after the election should take a look at this chart

Talk about early voting. Stock market bulls banking on postelection gains in keeping with past midterm election years might be disappointed based on the performance already logged by the S&P 500 in 2018, says one prominent Wall Street analyst......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2018

NewsWatch: Investors banking on a stock market rally after the election should take a look at this chart

Talk about early voting. Stock market bulls banking on postelection gains in keeping with past midterm election years might be disappointed based on the performance already logged by the S&P 500 in 2018, says one prominent Wall Street analyst......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2018

8 Questions About Social Security Answered as Election Day Nears - New York Times

New York Times8 Questions About Social Security Answered as Election Day NearsNew York TimesIt's no wonder that Soc.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 29th, 2018

Early Voting Totals in 19 States Have Already Surpassed 2014 Midterm Turnout

And Election Day is still five days away. Voter turnout in the 2018 midterms looks set to smash records. With Elec.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 1st, 2018

The New York Post: Long waits, malfunctions plague polling places in some states

Hours-long lines and malfunctioning voting machines at many precincts faced voters on Election Day in Georgia, where the hotly contested governor’s race was marred by allegations of voter suppression......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2018

Incumbent Ige jumps out to early lead in Hawaii gubernatorial race

Incumbent Democratic Gov. David Ige has taken an early lead in his bid for re-election, according to early voting results from the Hawaii State Office of Elections. The initial general election results, which were released at 7:15 p.m., put Ige and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin’s Lame-Duck Election Changes That Limited Early Voting

The judge wrote, “This is not a close question.” A judge struck .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

Election: Potential Biden running mate Abrams says it’s ‘critical’ to show black Americans that coronavirus won’t hold up voting

Democratic politician Stacey Abrams, a potential running mate for Joe Biden, calls for a different approach to voting this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, as she testified on Wednesday in a House hearing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch22 hr. 12 min. ago

New York City is reportedly voting on a bill that would criminalize the NYPD"s use of chokeholds during an arrest, as protests for George Floyd rage on

Justin Heiman/Getty Images The New York City Council, the city's legislative body, will soon vote on legislation that would criminalize the use of a chokehold by NYPD officers .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 2nd, 2020

The New York Post: ‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’ — Trump threatens to call military into Minneapolis

President Trump early Friday threatened to “get the job done right” to control the violent Minneapolis protests if the city’s mayor doesn’t “get his act together.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2020

The New York Post: Man shot dead amid violent George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

Minneapolis cops are investigating reports that the victim was a looter shot dead by an owner of the business, police department spokesman John Elder said at press briefing early Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

Trump accuses Twitter of "interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election" after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

Associated Pres.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2020

Republicans sue California Gov. Newsom over his executive order to allow mail-in voting for the November election

Associated Press The Republican Party is suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom over his May 8 executive orde.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2020

Nowhere in the US will become another New York during the coronavirus pandemic

Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters New York was uniquely positioned the become the epicenter of the US coronavirus outbreak.  The city's density, coupled with the early timing .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2020