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An example of an early ballot collection box and demonstration of voting areas is set up at the Maricopa County Recorder’s office in Phoenix on Monday, March 21, 2016, ahead of the state’s Presidential Primary Election on Tuesday. After a frenzied weekend of raucous campaign rallies across Arizona, election day is here. Voters go to the polls Tuesday for the presidential preference election. (AP Photo/Ryan Van Velzer)

‘Clerical Error’: Florida City Sends Corrected Mail-In Ballots to 250+ Voters

In a newly annexed community of Largo, Florida a ballot “mix up” is causing a stir leading up to the November 8th election. During the first week of October, mail-in ballots were sent out to the two hundred and fifty-two voters in the community. Once the ballots were mailed an error was discovered that forced the Pinellas County Elections Commissioner’s office to send out a second ballot ten days later with an insert explaining why they were receiving a second ballot. The error at the center of the controversy was a missing field for the city’s one contested commission seat.

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STD Rates in United States Reach Record High

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) annual STD surveillance report reveals that there were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases in 2015 than ever before in the United States.

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Wikileaks Releases Barack Obama’s ‘Binders of Women,’ Minorities

Wikileaks released a new batch of emails on Thursday that were sent by then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) to Leon Podesta when he was preparing for his transition to the presidency. One email, from senior Citigroup executive Michael Froman, included lists of candidates for presidential appointment, evidently prepared at Obama’s request, focusing on women and minorities.