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2014-10-30 23:05:37

Partnership will bring together the League's high-quality ballot information with PollVault's novel social-voting platform. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Nonpartisan online democracy server PollVault, which freely hosts hundreds of voter guides nationwide, has partnered with the League of Women Voters of the U.S. to create a mashup of trusted online ballot information with voters' favorite sources for ballot advice. The partnership will help voters inform...

2014-10-28 23:04:41

California voters who choose to vote by mail are being urged to return their ballots on time and sign their ballot envelopes. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 California voters who choose to vote by mail are being urged to return their ballots on time and sign their ballot envelopes. “Voting by mail has grown increasingly popular, but we are also seeing a significant number of mail ballots cast that do not get counted,” said Kim Alexander, president and founder of the...

2014-10-13 16:24:16

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two elections experts will discuss the likely impact of recent court rulings, new state election laws and voter ID laws on the upcoming mid-term elections at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. in the club's Murrow Room. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Arguing that recent actions could suppress voter turnout by making it more difficult for the poor, minority groups,...

2014-10-02 12:23:16

LONDON, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TR-1: Notification of major interest in shares 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: (ii) Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) 2 Reason for the notification State An acquisition or disposal of voting...

2014-10-01 08:26:40

56% of likely voters say they, a family member, or a close friend has a disability WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rsvp for call at 1:30pm TODAY and to receive the dial-in information and caption link http://respectabilityusa.com/events-2/ NEW Bi-partisan poll of key battleground states presented by top pollsters, Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg PhD of Quinlan Rosner Research and Republican Pollster Whit Ayes, PhD of Northstar Opinion. Click here to download...

2014-10-01 08:21:23

Communicates ease of absentee voting, reminds voters deadlines vary by state WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Nov. 4 midterm election nears, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced today that it is taking steps to ensure absentee voting is even easier for service members, their families and overseas citizens via FVAP.gov - the DoD's Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) Website - and the release of a new campaign aimed to ease first-time voters into the absentee...

2014-09-30 23:18:59

Survey & Ballot Systems’ DirectVote® 7.7 online voting platform includes new options for optimized mobile voting, enhanced ballot design and controlled voter timeouts. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced the launch of DirectVote 7.7, the latest version of its flagship voting service. DirectVote 7.7 offers voters an optimized web experience based...

2014-09-30 12:23:47

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Progressive Bag Alliance (APBA) issued the following statement from Executive Director Lee Califf in response to Governor Jerry Brown's decision to sign SB 270 (Padilla) in to law. "The approval of SB 270 by the California legislature and Governor Jerry Brown could serve as a case study for what happens when greedy special interests and bad government collide in the policymaking process. "Senator Padilla's bill was...

2014-09-29 08:27:48

2014 Had Largest Participation Yet; Greatest Celebrity, Media and Partner Involvement WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of groups in all 50 states joined forces to celebrate National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), the largest single-day effort of the year to register voters and involve them in the American political process, on September 23, 2014. With the completion of its third year, close to half a million voters have registered on National Voter...

2014-09-24 16:21:54

TORONTO and MARSEILLES, FRANCE, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Foraco International SA (TSX: FAR) (the "Company" or "Foraco"), in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, announced the voting results for the election of its Board of Directors at the Ordinary Meeting of Shareholders of the Company held on May 6, 2014 in Marseille, France (the "Meeting"). In accordance with French law, Shareholders of the Company, when voting in elections for directors, are given the option to vote...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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