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2010-10-21 11:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Election officials across the nation are recruiting college students to increase the numbers and capabilities of the hundreds of thousands of citizens who make up the nation's stable of paid volunteer poll workers. According to data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, states reported that 10.5 percent of poll workers serving during the 2008 presidential election were 25 years of age or younger. While comparable data is not...

2010-10-07 13:49:00

Development signals improved transparency as high-value data is easier for public to access Builds on wealth of existing election administration, registration and turnout data available at EAC.gov WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today launched an online map that shows where federally certified voting systems are being used during the 2010 federal election. The Certified Voting System Map allows users to quickly access key...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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