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But, of course, elections are not just about who is eligible to vote, they are about who comes out to vote and their margins of support - and this is where the ... But if the third-party vote in 2020 looks more likes its historical norm and those voters go back to their home parties, the report says the 2020 ...
Labour will introduce new bank holidays to mark the patron saints of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland if it wins the next general election, Jeremy Corbyn is to announce. The party leader will tell a union conference on Monday, which is St George's Day, that Britain's workers deserve a day off after ...

On the House-side, there is an election audit bill with similar provisions, the legislature's elections committee's vice chair, Representative Keith Esau, tells Axios. In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott's recommendations for the 2018-2019 budget includes about $2.5 million to bolster cybersecurity at the Division of elections as well ...
But this year, even while tending to her re-election bid back home, Warren has taken steps that could pay off down the road if she does decide to run for ... a Democrat running for governor in next month's primary in Ohio -- a key swing state in presidential elections -- said this month at a rally with Warren ...

El-Halabi agreed, saying that participating in the upcoming elections would equal "validation of a political class that is aiming to recycle itself through the election and regain its legitimacy, after illegally extending the mandate of the 2009 parliament twice." "I don't want to give them this legitimacy," ...
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With Trump's election and the rise of alt-right media, we're already seeing a spike in racist attacks. According to a study by the Anti-Defamation League's Center on Extremism, white supremacists killed 18 people in 2017, around double the number from the previous year; meanwhile, hate crimes in major ...
Automatic Voter Registration Could Have A Big Impact By 2020 Election ... By Election Day 2018, almost of quarter of Americans will live in states where filling out voter registration postcards will be a thing of the past as more and more states are moving to automatic voter registration. Facebook; Twitter
The CHP said it formed an election committee to make the party better prepared for early parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24. The committee is set to draft an election manifesto and announce it in the coming weeks. An issue CHP members reportedly discussed in the meeting was to decide ...
Acting Det Sgt Tomasz Patzer said: "While work continues to establish the motive for this assault, we do know that at the time he was attacked, the victim had been canvassing ahead of the local election. "Whether this was the reason for the assault is not known but this was a violent incident and I am keen to ...
MADISON - The state Elections Commission outlined initial plans Wednesday to use $7 million in federal funds to thwart hackers and boost election security by hiring workers, training clerks and upgrading software. The commissioners unanimously signed off on the framework of the plan and asked Gov.
ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on Wednesday called elections for June 24, almost a year and a half earlier than scheduled, saying the situation in Syria and Iraq, as well as economic stability, demanded it. Mr. Erdogan has long made it clear that he intended to run for re-election ...
“Our diverse and locally-run election process presents serious obstacles to carrying out large-scale cyberattacks to disrupt elections, and that standalone, disconnected voting systems present a low risk,” the National Association of Secretaries of State wrote last year, in a briefing paper titled “Key Facts and Findings on ...

In 2012, disillusioned, he returned to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, hoping the government would restore stability and stop drug-related bloodshed that has plagued the nation. Instead, the violence worsened. Today, weeks before the election, he doesn't believe any of what the four viable ...
The controversial decision to hold a traditional election this year was made during the county's budget season at the end of 2017, after the municipal elections and the special Third Congressional District election were conducted via vote by mail. Utah County Commissioners Bill Lee and Nathan Ivie said ...
So far, only Groves Lloyd has officially filed in the special election though the others still could. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke said his house was canceling an April 4 vote on the special elections bill and had "no further plans" to meet this year. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) ...
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi secured almost 92 percent of the 25 million votes counted so far, according to state-run daily newspaper al-Ahram. Critics have said the vote appeared reminiscent of the same kind of elections that kept autocrats in power for decades before the Arab Spring of 2011.
Nearly three years after a Russian propaganda group infiltrated Facebook and other tech platforms in hopes of seeding chaos in the 2016 US election, Facebook has more fully detailed its plan to protect elections around the world. In a call with reporters Thursday, Facebook executives elaborated on their ...
Documents shared by Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie spell out how parent company SCL Group tried to influence elections worldwide. One letter also refers to its support of 15 psychological operations involving the UK's Ministry of Defence as of January 2012. The Foreign Office is ...
Facebook Outlines New Steps to Curb Foreign Influence on U.S. Elections and 'Fake News' ... After taking fire from lawmakers over Facebook's role in facilitating Russia's social-engineering attempts in the 2016 election cycle, the social-media giant has tried be forthcoming about what it's trying to do to ...
Last year, researchers at the University of Oxford found that one group in Poland had created 40,000 fake accounts across various social media services and used them in an effort to sway elections. Samidh Chakrabarti, a product manager who works on election security, said Facebook now deletes ...
In some respects, the vote felt familiar to Egyptians, who endured manipulated elections during Mr. Mubarak's rule from 1981 to 2011. His government also paid people to vote. A spokesman for the Sisi campaign did not respond to queries about its electoral tactics. But the ease with which Mr. Sisi has ...
Scott Walker tried mightily to evade, and then change, a law that might force him to call a special election his party could lose. Photo: Scott Bauer/AP/REX/Shutterstock. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has had quite the duel with his state's judicial system in recent days. First he dragged his feet in calling ...
The 2016 U.S. election-meddling scandal resulted in growing skepticism around vote-counting and the technology — or lack thereof — that underpins it. Mistrust among voters is often compared to skepticism with the blockchain technology. But for voters, it could a case of all or none. Cleveland-based ...
Only 26 states require audits of paper records after elections. And many in that group have inadequate processes in place, such as exempting certain categories of ballots, like vote by mail, from the audit or conducting the audit after the election is certified, so there is no opportunity to correct results if a ...
In Brazil, the most likely leftist contender in the presidential race, Ciro Ferreira Gomes, has warned off potential oil company bidders, saying he would expropriate energy assets bought by private investors if he wins the October election. Gomes, a former governor, is trailing rightist candidate Jair Bolsonaro ...
The campaign ― dubbed “Project Ripon” ― continued even after an attorney warned the firm to obey U.S. election laws, which mandate foreigners cannot “directly or indirectly participate in the decision-making process” in a political campaign. Despite the warning, at least 20 non-Americans were sent to ...
Polls in recent days have shown Democrats with around a 9-point average lead on the generic congressional ballot, which asks Americans which party they'll vote for in the coming election. Under ordinary conditions, a lead that size would be more than enough to net the 24 seats Democrats need to regain ...
Democrats' triumph in a House special election in Pennsylvania gives them hope for big gains in November's midterm elections. But the party still faces a tough path toward winning two other House special elections set for later this year. Democrat Conor Lamb scored a narrow of win in Pennsylvania's 18th ...
The 4 March election resulted in a hung parliament but it was the two populist groups – for years seen as outliers in domestic and international politics – that emerged strongest. The M5S, with 32% of the vote, emerged as the party with the most support following a sweep of southern Italy. The League won ...
Other Parishes in the state with elections today include: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Caddo Calcasieu, Concordia, DeSoto, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, LaSalle, Madison, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, ...
Zimbabwe's government has announced that it has awarded and signed the contract for the supply of the fingerprint biometric identity solution with American company, Ipsidy. The de-duplication hardware and software solution to be supplied by Ipsidy will include an Automated Fingerprint Identification ...
Now, new reports say Cambridge Analytica played a role in African elections. In some countries, it may have exploited existing conflict. South African election violence. The company first became involved in Africa during the general election in South Africa in 1994. That year, the apartheid government ...
CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities arrested a British journalist and expelled her from the country after threatening her with a military trial, The Times said on Saturday. The move comes as part of a heavy crackdown on media ahead of this month's presidential elections. Bel Trew, who has been in Egypt for seven ...
ARRAF: So when it comes to the elections, it's affecting that as well. For instance, if you're a journalist covering the elections, you can't talk to anyone in the polling sites according to the regulations. You can't talk to people who voted in there. You can't talk to the election workers. And you're not supposed to ...
This week in the Russia investigations: Washington turns its focus to election security. Will it be enough? The Russia imbroglio is so vast that only parts of it come into focus at one time. One day: social media agitation. Next day: potential collusion. But one of the biggest, least appreciated and potentially ...
All in all, tonight's elections have set off a ripple effect for Australia's political parties, as the country gears up for the next federal election. .... but beyond this room into the lounge rooms of Batman more broadly in Australia, I promise that we do not treat this election campaign as a triumph and an end in itself, ...
The election shocked many in the Republican Party and has prompted some of them to rethink their strategies in the coming primary and general elections. The district, which includes parts of Allegheny, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties, went solidly for President Trump, but Democrat ...
As Putin seeks re-election in the upcoming vote, what is the state of Russia's economy? And how will ordinary Russians fare if Putin stays in power? There's been a rise in living standards over Putin's 18 years in office, and despite Western sanctions and volatile oil prices, Russia's economy is still growing.
Finding the balance between the base's demands and winning general elections is Democrats' new mission as they look toward the November midterms. The challenge will greet Democratic candidates across 75 targeted GOP-held districts that Trump won in 2016, as well as the 10 Democratic senators ...
Cambridge Analytica worked on Donald Trump's election campaign, despite having mainly non-US employees. Photograph: Leah ... “In order for Cambridge to engage in such activities, Mr Nix would first have to be recused from substantive management of any such clients involved in US elections,” it said.
For example, during the previous election season, Vyacheslav Maltsev, the candidate of PARNAS party, harshly criticised Putin on air. That ended with Maltsev having to flee abroad and some of his supporters facing criminal charges. Since then, they've not allowed anyone to directly criticise the president.
Democrats got a boost this week as Conor Lamb appears to have squeaked out a win in a Pennsylvania special election. It's an upset in a congressional district President Trump won by 20 points in 2016. Now Democrats in Arizona hope to duplicate that upset in another special congressional election on ...
In fact, he may be banking on confrontation with international players this election. His United Russia party helped parliament move the date of the vote to the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Annexing the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 redefined Russia's role on the world ...
The team is engaged in Sierra Leone's presidential elections, and we are in Freetown with our partners, the European Commission, helping our blockchain node operators (Red Cross, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, University of Fribourg) audit today's election results. We are proud to announce that ...
More voters could turn out for Russia's presidential election on Sunday after the U.K. blamed Moscow for a nerve agent attack in England and announced a series of penalties against Russia, an analyst said Wednesday. Otilia Dhand, senior vice president at Teneo intelligence, said the sanctions could ...


 

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