Tag: Ballot

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Texas Lawmakers Fast-track Voter ID Expansion

Leading Texas Republican lawmakers and officials publicly endorsed a bill that would make permanent a voter ID “safety net” allowing those without proper documentation to cast a regular ballot if they sign an affidavit.

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 …

‘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.

Sample ballot TXGOP 2016

Name Order on Ballots, It Matters

The primary election is on Tuesday in Texas and a researcher at Sam Houston State University says that ballot order can make a big difference for some candidates.

Republican presidential candidate, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore waves as he arrives to speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.

Jim Gilmore Absent From At Least 14 GOP State Primary Ballots

GOP presidential candidate former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is still in the race for the Republican nomination – despite his zero percent support in the polls – but he has missed at least 14 state filing deadlines, which means his name won’t be on the ballot in those states when people go to vote.