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2012-05-29 06:21:25

All amounts are in US dollars unless otherwise noted. TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading proxy advisory firm, recommended today that shareholders of First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU), (JSE:FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) support two asset sales approved by First Uranium's board of directors. The ISS report concludes that "the proposed transactions...offer relatively certain value which is substantially higher than the...

2012-05-22 06:27:23

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California voters pulling out their absentee ballots over the next few days and heading to the polls June 5th will be confronted with an unfamiliar ballot, and two hotly contested ballot initiatives. The newly updated nonpartisan California Choices (www.californiachoices.org) can help guide voters through the process. The nonpartisan website features comprehensive information about the statewide June ballot initiatives including endorsements,...

2012-05-15 14:23:22

RALEIGH, N.C., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the state constitutional amendment referendum last week, election staff offered the chance to vote to what appeared to be a non-U.S. citizen. Poll workers declined suggestions by a Project Veritas Investigator that he retrieve his passport, making clear that he would be allowed to vote without any ID whatsoever. Project Veritas investigated individuals who appeared on jury duty rolls as being exempted for not being U.S. citizens,...

2012-04-30 10:25:32

Photo & Interview Opportunities Available CHARLESTON, S.C., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The democratic process is under attack as we approach the 2012 Elections. Restrictions are being designed or implemented nationwide to suppress voter turnout. The United Steelworkers (USW) is appalled by these tactics and looks to foster open discussions about efforts to suppress and restrict voting rights for many Americans. (Logo -...

2012-04-12 23:02:17

WorldBlu, a company specializing in organizational democracy, announced it has certified Reserveage Organics as part of the 6th Annual WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces 2012, published annually on “Democracy in the Workplace Day.” Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 WorldBlu, a company specializing in organizational democracy, announced it has certified Reserveage Organics as part of the 6th Annual WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces 2012, published annually...

2012-03-30 23:03:57

Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) announces new feature that allows voters in member-based organizations to access online voting from mobile devices via quick response (QR) codes. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 SBS, a leading provider of election services and Internet voting systems, announced today that it will offer secure access to SBS online elections via QR code technology. Voters participating in organization elections hosted by SBS can now quickly login to online ballots from...

2012-03-30 02:22:49

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP and individual Black college students moved to join a lawsuit to prevent the implementation of South Carolina's discriminatory voting law. In the lawsuit, South Carolina v. United States, South Carolina asks a federal court in Washington, D.C. to approve, under the Section 5 preclearance provision of the Voting Rights Act, a restrictive government-issued photo identification...

2012-03-29 06:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to modernize the tactics and operations of America's conservative grassroots organizations and campaigns in this critical election year, American Majority Action has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Political Gravity(TM), a leader in software technology, to take to market a new high-tech campaign management program. The new software called Gravity is a next-generation political technology tool and an all-in-one solution to...

2012-03-29 06:23:47

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- craigslist founder Craig Newmark has issued an infographic that illustrates the impact of voting restriction laws on U.S. citizens. The infographic was published today on Newmark's craigconnects website. It explores the extensive actions taken by states to limit the opportunities for Americans to vote in general elections. "What I learned in high school civics class is that an attack on voting rights is virtually the same as an attack on the...

2012-03-15 16:41:17

I a new paper, a Simon Fraser University economist finds that robo-calling, if the phenomenon did occur, could have significantly influenced voter turnout and ballot results in the last federal election. Anke Kessler´s discussion paper is available on her website and on Worthwhile Canadian Initiative, an economics blog. Elections Canada is investigating New Democrat and Liberal party allegations that the Conservatives hired companies to robo-call voters in ridings across Canada,...