Tag: voter turnout

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Texas Democrats Double Previous Voter Turnout in 2018 Primary

Democrats flocked to the polls in droves during early voting for the 2018 Texas Primary Election. One estimate places Democrat voting numbers up about 100 percent compared to the last gubernatorial primary season in 2014.

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Final L.A. Election Turnout at 20%, Just Misses Record Low

Turnout in the March 7 mayoral election in Los Angeles was not a record low after all, although it came close — and did break a record for the highest share of reelection votes won by any L.A. mayor in over a century.

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David Bozell: 2016 Proves Base Turnout Critical to GOP’s Future

David Bozell, president of ForAmerica, joined Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Monday to discuss the importance of both social media and base turnout in politics today. Bozell contends that only Donald Trump’s popularity across the Republican base has made 2016 competitive for the Republican ticket in 2016.

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Study: Latino, Asian Voter Turnout Plummets in California

Voter participation rates among California’s two fastest-growing ethnic groups dropped sharply in 2014, helping to contribute to a record low voter turnout in last year’s general election, a new study has found.

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California Pushes Plans for Voting by Mail

California election officials Wednesday released plans for new legislation with the stated aim of “provid[ing] greater flexibility and convenience” for voters, including voting by mail, in the hope that the changes will boost voter turnout.