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2012-07-21 23:01:31

The Polling Station announces the first part of an ongoing video series designed to educate global audiences on the fundamentals of democratic systems. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Today, the Polling Station announced the public availability of Part 1 of an ongoing Persian-language video series, designed to provide a simple introduction to the fundamental concepts that frame democratic systems. Part 1 answers several questions about democratic systems, including:...

2012-02-24 12:00:00

Survey & Ballot Systems´ (SBS) online voting system allows members of the world´s largest radiologic science organization to cast candidate selections in minutes. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 Survey & Ballot Systems, a leading provider of secure Internet voting systems, announced that it was selected by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) to oversee the organization´s 2012 election. ASRT officials cited SBS´ experience and...

2011-05-04 13:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today that it secured nearly 78 percent of the shares cast in favor of the union's proposal to reform SkyWest's board of director elections. The proposal calls on SkyWest's board of directors to adopt a majority vote standard for director elections. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The company's current plurality standard only requires a director to receive...

2011-03-15 10:00:00

CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Civic engagement and community organizations in six Midwest states today announced they will implement a coordinated campaign to transform redistricting--the way electoral district lines are drawn--by shining an ongoing spotlight on the process, pushing for increased public participation and greater protection of minority voting rights in the creation of new political maps, and proposing alternatives to plans working their way through state...

2010-10-22 06:02:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- If the election for the House of Representatives were held today, among those who say they are absolutely or very certain to vote, it would be a close race, with 44% saying they would vote for the Republican candidate and 43% voting for the Democratic candidate. Among the very small percentage (2%) who had already voted by October 18th, over half (53%) said they voted for the Republican candidate and 41% said they voted for the Democratic candidate....

2010-10-07 16:05:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan computer science professor who led a successful hack of the District's new Internet voting platform for military and overseas voters will testify before the D.C. City Council in a public oversight hearing Friday morning. The D.C. Board of Ethics and Elections designed a "Digital Vote By Mail" system in which overseas and military voters could receive blank ballots and cast them over the Internet using PDF files. During...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.