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SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Stephen Lynch was in a hurry on Friday morning, first to a pair of diners along Broadway, then down the street to a firehouse. By day’s end, he’d hit 18 stops in six cities and towns in the Boston area, as he worked...
Official sample ballots for Los Angeles' May 21 election will be available April 22, a little less than two weeks from now. Voters who just want to get the whole thing over with — and let's be frank, don't we all? — can actually vote by mail...
Tags: Elections, Voting, Politics, Political Fundraising
Voters born in California are less likely to participate in the state’s elections than voters born elsewhere who now live in the Golden State, according to a report by Political Data Inc. that surprised its author. Some 73% of California-born...
The Supreme Court will hold a hearing Friday, in Lepak vs. City of Irving, to decide if it will take a case on whether the principle of "one person, one vote" should be clarified to allow the exclusion of noncitizens. "One person, one vote" was...
Tags: Elections, Slavery, Voting, Local Government, Politics
It's a familiar story: Out of an exaggerated concern about potential election fraud, a state adopts procedures that have the effect of disenfranchising perfectly qualified voters. In this case, the state of Arizona is demanding that would-be voters...
Former Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis and his wife, Kitty, are helping with a "debt retirement" fundraiser for Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), who last fall won one of the most contentious -- and most expensive -- House races in the...
Germany's education minister defied calls for her resignation Wednesday after a university stripped her of her doctorate upon concluding she had plagiarized parts of her thesis. Allegations that Annette Schavan had lifted parts of her 1980 thesis...
Tags: Germany, Angela Merkel, Iran
L.A. NOWA Pasadena councilman is facing a recall campaign over his support for an ordinance that cleared the way for negotiations to bring professional football to the Rose Bowl. Recall proponents on Thursday filed a notice of intent to circulate a......
Why do Los Angeles city elections seem simultaneously so anticlimatic -- and so exhausting? There may be many reasons, but no doubt one of them is the calendar. City elections take place the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March every odd-...
Tags: Easter, Fatigue, Holidays, Voting, Democratic Party
Chavismo is alive and well in Venezuela, which is more than can be said with confidence about the man who inspired it. President Hugo Chavez remains so ill and incommunicado a month after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba that he missed his inauguration...
PolitiCalLegislative aide Raul Bocanegra defeated Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon in the 39th Assembly District in the San Fernando Valley, preliminary election results show....
PolitiCalMore than three million ballots still to be counted in California...
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