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2014-09-12 23:09:38

VotRite has unveiled a new voting machine, which will bring the democratic process to shopping centers, retail stores, and beyond. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The right to vote is routinely championed as one of the hallmarks of the American experience—but the ability to vote is another matter entirely. As ballot-casting technology has improved and expanded, the logistics involved with voting have grown both more accessible but also more complex. A company called VotRite seeks to make the...

2014-09-11 23:05:30

Report created by 20-member panel during pilot process details pros and cons of GMO labeling ballot measure, with 11 voting in favor and 9 opposed Denver, CO. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 A panel of 20 Colorado voters this week completed the first Colorado Citizens’ Initiative Review (CIR) and released their findings after a 3½-day analysis of Proposition 105. The pilot process brought together 20 randomly selected Coloradans representing a cross section of the state to review the...

2014-09-02 16:29:01

Statewide tour of college campuses aims to raise awareness of Vote Texas resources AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the Labor Day holiday and traditional beginning of the political season, Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry embarked on the General Election phase of the Vote Texas campaign. Her goal is to make sure all Texans have the information and resources they need to participate in upcoming elections. "Voting is a fundamental right and responsibility, and...

2014-08-27 23:01:35

Gravis Marketing a political consulting and advertising firm has recent purchased voter lists in all 50 states. The records are up to date and appended with hundreds of different data points. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Through our latest software, Gravis Marketing is now offering even more accurate voter lists that are available for all 50 states. With the increased use of social media in the last couple years, the Gravis Marketing voter list information has been...

2014-08-19 23:02:02

Three-county California Voter Foundation study finds late return, missing signatures and non-matching signatures are top reasons why some vote-by-mail ballots cast go uncounted. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 A new report issued today by the California Voter Foundation (CVF) finds that the top three reasons why some ballots go uncounted in three counties studied are that they are received too late, lack the voter’s signature, or the signature on the ballot envelope does not...

2014-08-19 12:23:21

LONDON, August 19, 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 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X An...

2014-08-14 00:22:28

Successful cooperation will support improved corporate governance processes in Taiwan through international proxy voting automation LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., (NYSE: BR) a leading provider of technology-driven solutions for financial firms and corporate issuers globally, has reached an agreement with the Taiwanese central depository, Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC), to establish direct links with the...

2014-08-11 12:28:14

AARP Illinois Survey Also Reveals Voters Worried About Income not Keeping Up with Cost of Living, Healthcare, Taxes, and Many Feeling They Will Need to Postpone Retirement SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than three months before the election Illinois voters ages 50 and older are very anxious about the economy; they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the increasing costs of living, health care costs, or taxes, and are increasingly worried about...

2014-08-07 16:33:12

New National Voter Registration Day website makes it easy for partners to plan their voter registration day events on September 23, 2014. WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Voter Registration Day, which this year falls on Tuesday, September 23rd, has reached a milestone, as more than 1,000 partners have signed on to host voter registration events across the nation on this national day of civic action. Together, these organizations and their volunteers will...

2014-07-31 23:14:33

Survey & Ballot Systems publishes ‘10 Expert Tactics to Increase Election Participation’, a free resource for member organizations looking to boost voter turnout. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced the publication of 10 Expert Tactics to Increase Election Participation, a guide aimed at helping member organizations encourage voting in their privately...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.