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2010-10-05 07:37:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today CampaignGrid, LLC announced the immediate launch of VideoGrid, the revolutionary voter targeted video ad network. For the first time ever, political TV spots can be targeted online directly to specific registered voters with known party affiliation in precise geographical locations to follow congressional district lines, states and specific buildings or neighborhoods. To do this, Grid has mapped every registered voter in the United States to the...

2010-09-21 16:53:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Community leaders throughout Arizona have formed a coalition called ONE Arizona, comprised of 10 diverse non-profit organizations throughout the state. The group is leading an intense voter outreach campaign aimed at demonstrating the power of the Latino voter through the ballot box now and in the future. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/LA68916LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100921/LA68916LOGO ) "The Latino...

2010-07-15 18:20:00

Model law for states would remove obstacles and provide more time to vote in all elections WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) took a major step toward improving state election systems by approving the Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act at its annual meeting today. The model law would resolve longstanding, widespread voting problems in all federal, state and local elections for American military personnel and citizens overseas. In 2011,...

2009-12-23 11:01:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- eVoter (www.evoter.com), the first online destination where candidates, voters and endorsing organizations can make direct connections, has launched its absentee ballot function for Illinois voters. "eVoter changes the way voters access election information and allows them to fulfill all of their election needs in one place," said Adam Kravitz, CEO of Political Technologies LLC, owners and operators of eVoter. "This feature allows any registered voter to...

2009-12-16 10:50:00

Analysis finds that Oregon spent more than $9.7 million on voter registration during the 2008 election WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oregon spent more than $9.7 million -- or $4.51 per active registered voter -- on its voter registration system during the 2008 election according to a new report released today by The Pew Center on the States. Conducted with the assistance of Oregon state and local election officials, "The Real Cost of Voter Registration" is the first...

2009-08-31 12:30:00

Bipartisan Group Calls for Overdue Updates to Improve Integrity and Save Time and Money Chief campaign lawyers Marc Elias & Trevor Potter bring together former Sens. Daschle, Danforth, Reps. Molinari, Ford, election officials and voting experts WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, traditional political opponents put aside their differences in an effort to improve the voting process for all Americans. A distinguished array of Democratic and Republican former Members...

2009-04-16 16:05:00

Comprehensive report released today by Women's Voices. Women Vote outlines critical areas in need of election reform WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Seeking to focus the attention of lawmakers and election reform groups on the obstacles to full participation of the American electorate and the path to election reform, Women's Voices. Women Vote (WVWV) today released a comprehensive report titled, "Access to Democracy: Identifying Obstacles Hindering the Right to Vote."...

2009-03-26 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many as three million registered voters did not cast a ballot in the 2008 General Election due to voter registration problems, suggests a survey cited today by Doug Chapin, director of Election Initiatives for the Pew Center on the States in testimony before the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration. The problem was most acute for younger voters and registered voters who moved less than a year ago, one in four of...

2008-10-21 12:00:17

The Lake County, Ill., clerk's office says it has been swamped with fraudulent voter forms -- including one from a dead goldfish. "This is unprecedented. We've got a serious problem," said County Clerk Willard Helander. More than 1,000 voter registration forms have been submitted with non-existent addresses or for people who don't live at the given recorded address, Helander said, noting one form had information for a local resident's dead goldfish, whose name somehow landed on a mailing...

2008-10-17 15:00:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Justice Through Music Project (http://www.jtmp.org/), a DC based non-profit and leader of youth voter registration, has released its third "Rock Your Rights" DVD to help inspire youth to get-out-and-vote this November. This DVD features more than 25 famous bands and musicians which urge young people to register, vote, talk about issues, and get involved. For years, JTMP has been interviewing bands and musicians to get their opinion on issues...