Municipal Bond Elections
- Bond Ballot Roadblock. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;3/14/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32338, p1
The article reports that the deadline to put an infrastructure bond measure on California's June 6, 2006 ballot has not been met. There are questions on whether the deadline would be modified to accommodate the measure on the June ballot or if a bond bill will be postponed to the November 2006...
- Incumbency preservation through electoral legislation: The case of the secret ballot. Heckelman, Jac C.; Yates, Andrew J. // Economics of Governance;2002, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p47
The secret ballot was designed to eliminate the incentive for candidates to purchase votes through direct vote buying. When voters have private information on their candidate preferences, incumbent candidates will generally be less efficient in purchasing votes than their challengers. Incumbent...
- Voters Nationwide Approve 90.5% of Bond Issues. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;11/4/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32004, p1
Reports on the results of local and statewide bond elections in the U.S. in November 2004. Overall approval rate of bond elections; Number of bond questions on ballots across the country.
- Mystery Men in Public Life. Vogel, Leroy // Education;Dec1947, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p208
The article presents the author's perspective on voting of candidates in public office. The author stated that voting is a very complicated and confusing task. There are just too many candidates, all strangers, running for jobs the author knows so little about. The strangers on the ballot...
- The New Hanging Chads. Rawe, Julie; Kaushik, Sandeep; Ressner, Jeffrey // Time;1/10/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p19
Reports on voting discrepancies in various states that have changed the outcome of elections. Discovery of ballots that were not counted for various reasons; Scrutiny of ballots in San Diego, California and Montana.
- File by Feb. 27 for May ballots. // Wilson County News;1/21/2015, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p2A
The article offers information on the filing schedule for a place on the ballot for the May 9, 2015 elections in Texas that will start on January 28 to February 27, 2014.
- In Search of Voting Machines We Can Trust. Oriez, Charles // Information Executive;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p20
People are familiar with old stories of a Mayor supposedly holding up results in Chicago until the number of votes needed to win miraculously appeared. And politician Lyndon Johnson even bragged about stealing his 1948 senate election that he won by 87 votes, complete with photos of Johnson...
- Three millages may be on ballot next year. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;11/28/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 48, p1
The article focuses on the final report for 2011 from the Kent County Millage Subcommittee in Michigan, which mentions that there is a possibility for three millages to be present on the ballot in 2012. It mentions that one would be for the parking system and another is for the program on...
- The Great Southwest: Voters to Consider $8 Billion of Bonds. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;10/26/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31997, p1
The article reports that voters in the Southwest region will weigh in November 2 on nearly $8 billion of bondsâ€” an amount that totals over one-fourth of all the bond questions hitting the ballot nationwide on Election Day in the U.S. Of the eight states in the Southwest region, only...