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2014-02-24 12:33:17

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iVotersGuide (iVG) was created to empower Americans with solid data to vote responsibly through an easy-to-use, web- based tool. iVG brings ease to the voting process through the combination of multi-faceted, in depth research on candidates and a sophisticated software engine and delivers current and relevant information on each candidate in the voters defined area. Americans understand the concept of voting; however, in the majority of...

2014-02-11 11:01:39

It’s not necessarily voters who should be blamed for the lack of minorities in state legislatures, but instead the two major political parties for not recruiting enough candidates, indicates new research by a Michigan State University scholar. Eric Gonzalez Juenke analyzed nearly 10,000 statehouse elections in 2000 and 2010 and found Latino candidates were on the ballot just 5 percent of the time. But when Latinos did run for office, they won just as often as their white counterparts –...

2014-01-23 12:29:27

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in a letter to President Obama, leaders for nonprofit voting rights organizations Demos and Project Vote alerted the White House that the application process for benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) currently violates the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). In the letter, the groups urge the Obama Administration to take immediate steps to bring federally facilitated health benefits exchanges (FFEs) into...

2013-12-02 23:20:29

South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant announces a solution to address a national problem that servicemen and women overseas experience in casting a ballot. Pierre, SD (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant announces a solution to address a national problem that servicemen and women overseas experience in casting a ballot. South Dakota’s new system revolutionizes absentee voting by combining advanced technology and the Common Access Card (CAC) issued by...

2013-11-22 23:21:36

eBallot’s social features offer organizations increased voter access and participation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Votenet Solutions, the leading provider of online voting and balloting software, announced today the launch of new social media integrations designed to engage an organization’s voters through social media and use social pressure to drive voter turnout. Votenet’s new social tools are integrated into the company’s eBallot online voting and voting...

2013-11-08 23:04:10

Complimentary Webinar to Be Held November 19th to Help Organizations Drive Voter Engagement Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Votenet Solutions, the leading provider of online voting and balloting software, will present a free webinar titled “Antidote to Apathy: Overcome Obstacles to Voter Engagement” by TEDx speaker and “professional rabble-rouser” Dave Meslin on November 19 at 2:30 PM EST. Meslin’s webinar will discuss how to identify and overcome voter apathy so...

2013-10-31 23:34:32

Election-America Announces the Launch of Election Central® 10 Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Performance-driven associations, financial institutions, organizations, unions, universities, and private institutions are launching innovative approaches to better serve their members. They are using their election cycles as an opportunity to keep members engaged. The number one goal most organizations share is to increase member engagement and voter turnout in their elections....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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