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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...

2010-09-08 10:32:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- eVoter.com (www.evoter.com), the leading voter information website, where candidates, voters and endorsing organizations connect, announced that two Ohio political and business leaders, David Wilhelm and Jo Ann Davidson are joining the Company's Advisory Board. The addition of Wilhelm and Davidson, who recently co-chaired the campaign to renew Ohio's highly regarded Third Frontier program, coincides with the launch of eVoter in Ohio. eVoter.com...

2010-07-20 09:30:00

WYCKOFF, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- TheBestWebsiteEver.com (also can be found as TBWE.com) is a revolutionary advertising and prize-winning experience where over 25% of profits go to various charities and environmental agencies. Home to 10,000+ brands and launched out of Wyckoff, NJ, the web network allows the world to decide who "The Best Evers" really are and displays live results for everyone to see, all the while guaranteeing that their users can and will win prizes simply for...

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2010-06-01 09:05:00

The main problem with plurality voting is that by having one vote, voters can only indicate their preferred alternative, without being able to provide more information regarding what they think of the other alternatives. Sometimes this causes people to not vote for their favorite choice because they think they do not have a chance to win, while in other cases, it may occur that when their choice loses, a certain amount of resentment is created by suspicions that the minority losing is more...

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."...

2008-06-22 12:00:11

By Bryan Dean, The Oklahoman Jun. 22--Oklahoma voters have a new way to learn about candidates running for public office. ElectOK.com, a new Web site being launched today by the OPUBCO Communications Group, will offer candidates a chance to connect with voters and gives voters a place to compare candidates in every race. Rob Wescott, vice president of audience development for OPUBCO Communications Group, said the site will give all kinds of information direct from the candidates to...

2005-09-07 04:21:09

By Edmund Blair CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians voted on Wednesday in the country's first contested presidential elections, with President Hosni Mubarak expected to win a fifth six-year term as the leader of the Arab world's most populous nation. Polling stations opened across the country of 72 million at or soon after 8 a.m. (0500 GMT) and trickles of people chose between Mubarak and his nine rivals, most of them little-known leaders of political parties with few members. Mubarak, 77,...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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