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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.

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 legislatures.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2009-04-16 16:05:00

Comprehensive report released today by Women's Voices.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.