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2014-04-24 12:26:20

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voting rates among young adults fell to 38.0 percent in 2012 from 44.3 percent in 2008 following increases in two consecutive presidential elections (2008 and 2004), according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report on age and voting patterns released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO These statistics come from Young Adult Voting: An Analysis of Presidential Elections, 1964-2012, which uses data...

2014-04-15 23:02:59

For Chicago’s Primary Election on March 18, the city’s election officials and Election Systems & Software (ES&S) successfully implemented Electronic Poll Books to check in and verify voters in the city’s 2,070 election precincts. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 For Chicago’s Primary Election on March 18, the city’s election officials and Election Systems & Software (ES&S) successfully implemented the ExpressPoll-5000 System to check in and verify voters in the...

2014-03-27 23:00:14

Government is for the many not just for those with money and influence--asserts Congressman John Sarbanes Haverford PA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 On February 4, 2014, John Sarbanes announced that 100 Democrats and Republicans are backing a bill to help Americans have a stronger “voice” with their elected officials. As written, the bill, HR#20, encourages political candidates to rely on large numbers of small donations—instead large money donations from PAC’s, corporations Wall...

2014-03-18 12:37:24

Voto Latino and Rock the Vote announced TrendUrVoice Midterm Elections Campaign WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, Voto Latino and Rock the Vote launched TrendUrVoice, the largest-ever online campaign to register Latino voters, at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive and Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Voto Latino Co-Founder and Chairwoman Rosario Dawson joined volunteers on the ground to register Latino Millennials to vote. To download photos from the...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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