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A bill to kill cross-endorsements is self-interested legislation that should be rejected. Cross-endorsement gives voters more choices, stirs greater interest in the election and has introduced new issues to the political debate. On Friday, however,...
Tags: U.S. Supreme Court, Government, Voting, Elections, Politics
Maryland's business leaders are increasing efforts to speak with a louder, more unified voice to state officials, seeing in looming federal budget cuts the necessity — or opportunity — to focus more attention on the private sector. The...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Advocates seeking to overturn a new state law that could lead to wolf hunting in Michigan said Tuesday they had collected more than enough petition signatures to require a statewide referendum. If state election...
DAILY AMERICAN REPORTERThe Somerset County Elections Board on Tuesday rejected the nominating petition of Michael Sayler, a Democrat who was running for Lincoln Township auditor. The petition included the required signatures from 10 registered Democrats. But the circulator...
Tinley Park elections are typically pretty tame affairs. Incumbents often face no opposition, and they tend to stick around a long time. But a slate of newcomers is challenging long-term incumbents Mayor Ed Zabrocki, Clerk Pat Rea — each having...
Tribune reporterTinley Park mayoral candidate Stephen Eberhardt has withdrawn a complaint against Mayor Ed Zabrocki and his slate of incumbent candidates ahead of a formal ruling by the state Election Board. The State Election Board was set to rule Wednesday on the...
Frank Warecke was a girls basketball coach at Abbott Tech High School in Danbury when, in 2003, he was arrested and eventually convicted on charges of having sex with a student. After serving two years in prison, Warecke relocated to Bethany and got...
Is it better to get lost in a crowd or be alone in a wilderness? That's the question facing South Florida cities — and voters — after the latest lousy turnout for local elections. Fourteen municipalities in Palm Beach County held elections...
Tags: Voting, Elections, Politics, Local Elections
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan says he will not seek re-election in 2014. He says he wants to do his job as Senate Armed Services chairman and as an advocate for his home state "without the distraction of campaigning for...
Tags: Carl Levin, Elections, Politics
The Associated PressA state elections official is calling on Sen. Mark Begich to correct statements he made about access to voting in Alaska. Begich, in a speech to state lawmakers Monday, said he was concerned about recent trends in Alaska making voting more difficult,...
A Catonsville community association is appealing Baltimore County's approval of plans for a new medical office building, saying the developer's recent conviction in a campaign finance case invalidates the entire review process. In documents filed last...
The voting rights rally in Fort Lauderdale, one of 23 held throughout the state on Tuesday, attracted a few dozen protesters. The effort was aimed at “trying to build some momentum” on behalf of efforts to change state election law, said...
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