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Kuwait Opens Boycott-Hit Voting

Posted December 1st, 2012 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Polls in Kuwait are open for a parliamentary election boycotted by opposition groups. The opposition says Saturday’s election, held under a new electoral law, favors supporters of the Western-backed emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah. The long-ruling al-Sabah family already controls the Kuwaiti Cabinet. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Kuwait […]

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Election Officials Making Voting Easier

Posted November 6th, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Election day in the United States has traditionally been characterized by long lines, people coming into the office late or leaving early to avoid the rush. Election officials recognize that lifestyles have changed and have taken steps to make it easier for people to cast their ballots and have their voices heard. Thirty-two states and […]

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US Justice Department Files Court Challenge Against Florida Voter Purge

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Florida to stop officials from purging non-citizens from the state’s registered voter list. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, alleges state officials are violating the National Voter Registration Act, which prohibits them from removing people from voter registration lists within 90 days of an election for federal office. […]

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