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Times Staff WriterUnder fire from county registrars and voter advocates, Secretary of State Bruce McPherson said Friday that he would press for changes in state election law to avert widespread voting troubles that some elections officials have predicted for the June 6...
Times Staff WritersThe official count of votes in Mexico's increasingly fractious presidential election began today, with the two leading contenders separated by less than 0.6%. Already, disputes are emerging over how the tally should proceed. A final result could come...
Tags: Government, Entertainment, Heads of State, Democracy, Television
In the year since Barack Obama's remarkable surge to the head of the pack of Democratic presidential candidates, we've been hearing a lot about the nation's new "post-racial" politics. The basic concept is this: Obama's acceptance by the white...
Finally, we think we see light at the end of the Iraq tunnel. Over the weekend, the Iraqi Cabinet approved a plan hammered out by the government of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki and U.S. officials to restrict U.S. combat operations starting Jan. 1, pull...
Mike Luckovich's recent cartoon, "Latest Ploy," slyly satirized Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's attempt to explain why she, and not Barack Obama, deserves the Democratic presidential nomination -- even if Obama were to enter the convention with a lead in...
Tags: Hillary Clinton, Education, Entertainment, Democracy, Cartoons
Arnold Schwarzenegger unleashed Armageddon last week. No, not the sequel to the movie where the giant asteroid threatens Earth, but rather his proposed budget, which seemed to menace California. There were two budgets, actually. One, which assumed voters...
Tags: Government, Regional Authority, Voting, Elections, Referenda
For the second time in four years -- and the fifth time in a generation -- California voters will be asked in November to approve a new procedure for drawing electoral districts. Proposition 11 would create a redistricting commission made up of 14 regular...
Tags: Gray Davis, Democratic Party, Republican Party, Laws, Judges
Times Staff WriterAfter being briefly resuscitated by a computer error, a statewide proposition that would have expanded health insurance was declared confidently dead today by state elections officials. Proposition 72, which would have required companies with 50 or...
Tags: Death, Elections, Entertainment, Social Issues, Health Insurance
Times Staff WriterSeeking to solidify his lead in the presidential race, President Bush rolled through southern Minnesota on a bus tour today designed to make inroads into territory once considered safe for his challenger, Sen. John F. Kerry. "Isn't it great to be a...
Here are the results of elections around the nation Tuesday. Not all returns were available at press time. ALABAMA Governor: Democratic Gov. Donald Siegelman won reelection over Republican Rep. Bob Riley. Senate: Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions held...
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