Citations with the tag: ELECTION law
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- `Mayor, does this job require a pinky ring?'
Hinz, Greg // Crain's Chicago Business; 08/25/97, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p2
Presents information on the changes made to the election system in Chicago, Illinois. Information on vacancies being filed by appointment.
- National Voter Registration Act.
Hinz, Greg // Congressional Digest; Apr90, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p98
Opinion. Covers the current debate over the National Voter Registration Act, now under consideration in Congress, and the history of the American voting system and voter participation.
- House Committee Report.
Hinz, Greg // Congressional Digest; Apr90, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p102
Excerpts from the House Administration Committee Report on H.R. 2190, the National Voter Registration Act. Background; Hearing before Subcommittee on Elections; Mail registration, election day registration and motor-voter registration findings; Voter fraud; Purging of nonvoters.
- Congressional Budget Office Report.
Hinz, Greg // Congressional Digest; Apr90, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p104
Excerpts from a report prepared by the Congressional Budget Office on the cost estimates of H.R. 2190, the National Voter Registration Act. Bill purpose; State requirements; Federal requirements; Costs.
- Recent Action In The Congress.
Hinz, Greg // Congressional Digest; Apr90, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p107
Summarizes recent actions in the Congress on H.R. 2190, the National Voter Registration Act, and its prospects for enactment. Also covers Senate action on S. 874, also called the National Voter Registration Act.
- Should The National Voter Registration Act Be Approved? PRO.
Hinz, Greg // Congressional Digest; Apr90, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p108
Covers the House floor debate of February 6, 1990 on H.R. 2190, the National Voter Registration Act. Excerpts from some Representatives in favor of the Act. Hon. Al Swift, Hon. Morris K. Udall, Hon. Bruce F. Vento, Hon. Martin Frost, Hon. William H. Gray III, Hon. Richard J. Durbin, Hon. Mike...
- Should The National Voter Registration Act Be Approved?
Hinz, Greg // Congressional Digest; Apr90, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p109
Covers the House floor debate of February 6, 1990 on H.R. 2190, the National Voter Registration Act, with speeches by some Representatives opposed to the Act. Hon. Robert Michel, Hon. Dan Rostenkowski, Hon. Norman D. Shumway, Hon. Pat Roberts, Hon. Barbara Vucanovich, Hon. Joel Hefley, Hon....
- LI hall of shame award.
Hinz, Greg // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 7/25/94, Vol. 41 Issue 30, p1
Criticizes the New York Senate for its failure to deliberate on a uniform single-budget election day bill.
- Tackling a tacky technique.
Bowers, Diane K. // Marketing Research; Fall96, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p56
Focuses on the implications of legislation that is drafted to address the problem of push polling. Abuse of the professional political polling process; Duration of push polling calls; Statements issued by the National Council on Public Polls (NCPP) and the American Association of Political...
- Affirmative action watch.
Robinson, L. // Black Enterprise; Oct91, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p20
Comments on the US Supreme Court ruling in June that judicial elections fall under the federal Voting Rights Act. Possible impact on benches in 41 states; Lawsuit by Black and Hispanic voters in Texas; Under-representation of African-Americans among state judges; More.
- It's vote if you dare under tough rules in Ukraine.
Greenwald, Igor // Christian Science Monitor; 10/24/95, Vol. 87 Issue 230, p6
Informs about the voting problems faced by Ukraine's voters due to an election law that requires candidates to acquire an absolute majority of votes to get elected. Details of the law; Need for changes in the rules by Ukraine's parliament.
- `When people don't wanna come, nothin' can stop `em'.
Greenwald, Igor // New Hampshire Business Review; 5/12/95, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p12
Opinion. Comments on the lawsuit against the state of New Hampshire for its alleged failure to comply with the national `motor voter' law. Allowing unregistered voters to register on election day; Registration before the election.
Greenwald, Igor // Common Cause Magazine; Mar/Apr91, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p46
Calls for people to write their representatives and urge him/her to cosponsor and support H.R. 1177, the Clean and Fair Election Act. New Common Cause 900 number information hotline.
- CC launches anti-corruption campaign.
Greenwald, Igor // Common Cause Magazine; Fall92, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p34
Discusses Common Cause's Anti-Corruption Campaign for federal campaign-finance reform. Efforts to build veto-proof majorities in support of real campaign reform in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Comments by Common Cause President Fred Wertheimer; President George Bush's veto...
- Getting out the voters.
Greenwald, Igor // Common Cause Magazine; Fall92, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p37
Opinion. Argues in favor of motor-voter registration. Discusses Common Cause's (CC) role in getting motor-voter legislation passed in Connecticut, Kansas, New York and West Virginia. Restrictive voter-registration procedures in many states; Cost-effective motor-voter systems; League of Women...
- Seizing the opportunity for change.
Greenwald, Igor // Common Cause Magazine; Fall92, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p38
Opinion. Discusses the Common Cause (CC) Anti-Corruption Campaign and its goal to provide veto-proof majorities for campaign finance reform in both the US House of Representatives and Senate. Citizens' anger and frustration with corruption in Washington, D.C.; Lobbyists' influence;...
Greenwald, Igor // Common Cause Magazine; Fall92, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p39
Urges readers to write letters to their local newspapers detailing the need for campaign finance reform. Suggests ways to effectively make one's point when writing letters to the editor. Common Cause (CC) Anti-Corruption Campaign; Need to question congressional candidates; Connection between...
- `Motor-voter' may steer future election outcomes.
Spaid, Elizabeth Levit // Christian Science Monitor; 4/3/95, Vol. 87 Issue 88, p3
Discusses the outcome of the motor-voter law passed by the US Congress in 1993. Disillusionment of voters with traditional parties; Increase in registered voters; Details of the motor-voter law; Opposition to the law.
- Voting in churches given ok by court.
Spaid, Elizabeth Levit // Christian Century; 10/14/92, Vol. 109 Issue 29, p897
Reports that a federal appeals court in Denver, Colo. has upheld the use of churches as polling places, rejecting a claim that such sites are disadvantageous for candidates who are atheists. Challenge was filed by Frank Otero, an atheist who ran for mayor of Miami, Oklahoma last year. What...
- Congress Passes Election Reform Bill, Bush Signs Into Law.
Petrie, Phil W. // New Crisis (15591603); Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 109 Issue 6, p54
Reports on the Help America Vote Act, an election reform bill which was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on October 29, 2002. Purpose of the bill; Provisions of the bill; Legislators who opposed the bill.
- Indiana's Voter ID Law.
Petrie, Phil W. // Supreme Court Debates; Feb2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p5
An excerpt from the 2005 Indiana Election Legislation Summary is presented.
- Are Indonesians ready for direct vote?
Gatsiounis, Ioannis // Christian Science Monitor; 8/4/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 178, p6
No abstract available.
- Cure worse than the illness.
Wiesner, Pat // Colorado Business Magazine; Sep94, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p8
Criticizes the Election Reform II and its impact to the Colorado government. Analysis of the purpose of Regulators in implementing the provisions; Call for the voters to understand the policy before voting in favor of its passage.
- Out of parliament, into court.
Gunter, Lorne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 4/26/93, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p11
Discusses how Canadian Tory, Liberal and New Democrat MPs have collaborated to pass legislation curtailing the rights of ordinary citizens to speak out during federal elections. National Citizens Coalition (NCC) challenging the constitutionality of the law in court; Bill C-114, a clone of Bill...
- Macias Votes to Protect Texas Elections.
Gunter, Lorne // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX); 5/2/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p12
The article reports on legislation passed by the House of Representatives in April 2007 that requires voter identification at the elections in Texas.
- Should councillors max out at eight years?
McCann, Marcus // Xtra (Toronto); 9/23/2010, Issue 676, p11
The article focuses on a proposal for an electoral reform in Toronto, Ontario.
- In Brazil Voting Is Serious Business and Mandatory to Boot.
Gusm�o, L�sia // Brazzil Mag; 3/1/2010, p1
The article presents information on the new electoral laws for 2010 in Brazil.
- JORDAN-ELECTION LAW.
Gusm�o, L�sia // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 5/20/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4856, p14
The article reports that the government endorsed the new election law to keep the one-person-one-vote system and to increase the number of lower house seats in Jordan.
- Voting in outer space.
Gusm�o, L�sia // State Legislatures; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p12
Reports on a legislative bill in Texas that would allow voting on Election Day by a person on a space flight.
- Bill will enable 15 mil. more blacks to vote.
Gusm�o, L�sia // Jet; 5/31/93, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p11
Discusses the benefits motor voter legislation has for some 15 million blacks, according to Edward A. Hailes Jr., NAACP counsel for the Washington Bureau. Bill, passed by Congress, expected to be signed by President Bill Clinton; Features of the bill; Comments from NAACP Executive Director Ben...
- Ballot setback for Pat.
Gusm�o, L�sia // Human Events; 5/10/96, Vol. 52 Issue 18, p24
Reports that a federal court in Texas upheld the state's `sore loser' law, which prohibits political candidates who lose a nomination battle in one party from appearing on the general election ballot under a different party affiliation.
- A push for campaign reform.
Carney, Eliza Newlin // National Journal; 3/01/97, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p422
Reports on the petition made by American House Representative advocates of a bipartisan legislation to force the consideration of their bill. Goal to overhaul the campaign finance system; Recruitment made by the backers of the bipartisan bill to support reform; Developments of the `bipartisan...
- Parting the party ways.
Maginnis, John // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/23/96, Vol. 17 Issue 25, p5
Opinion. Comments on the election system in Louisiana. Information on the open primary in the state; Adjustment of the election dates in the state; Need to preclear election changes with the United States' Justice Department.
- False hopes.
Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report; 5/31/93, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p23
Reports that contrary to the expectations of many politicians, experts on voter turnout say the `motor-voter' bill recently signed into law by President Bill Clinton will not have much of an impact. Predictions by voter analyst Curtis Gans.
- Voters' quiz in Georgia.
Fenyvesi, Charles // America; 2/19/1949, Vol. 80 Issue 20, p530
The article states the implication of a proposed election law in Georgia for the citizens in 1949.
- Lawmakers Must Embrace Single Member Districts.
Fenyvesi, Charles // State Journal (WV); 6/3/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p16
In this article, the author discusses the creation of single-member districts in West Virginia.
Fenyvesi, Charles // New Yorker; 11/19/1960, Vol. 36 Issue 40, p97
An excerpt from "The Times" periodical concerning Texas election law is presented.
- Term limits? Not again!
Weisberger, Bernard A. // American Heritage; Apr93, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p24
Discusses the history of term limitation. Anti-incumbency frame of mind in the November 1992 elections; Twenty-second Amendment limiting future President's to two terms; Virtually no problem of perennial incumbency on the Hill for the first eighty years of national life; Three resolutions...
- Match Breaker.
Root, Damon // Reason; Oct2011, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p11
The article focuses on the Clean Elections law in Arizona, which violates the First Amendment, as claimed by the state officials.
- Vote on proportional representation.
Root, Damon // Progressive; Nov96, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p13
Anticipates San Francisco, California's adoption of a proportional electoral system in a plebiscite since the Voting Rights Act passed in 1965. Replacement o the winner-take-all electoral system with preference voting; Benefits to voters.
- $200,000 on useless hearings.
Root, Damon // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 5/2/94, Vol. 21 Issue 20, p45
Claims the April 1994 meetings in Lethbridge, Cardston and other centers in Canada on Bill 18 will cost taxpayers $200,000. Reform MP Ray Speaker says Bill 18, which will kill the boundary redrawing for at least two years, is almost certain to pass.
- Make redistricting more than `a power grab.'
Richie, Rob; Hill, Steven // Christian Science Monitor; 1/26/98, Vol. 90 Issue 41, p11
Focuses on the possible impact of redistricting on voters' rights and campaign reform in the United States. Use of demographic data to allot districts; Disadvantages to voters; Study by The Center for Voting and Democracy organization; Making votes count; Comments of Representative Eddie...
Madden, Palmer Brown; Madden, Virginia Mudd // California Law Review; Mar1973, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p605
Discusses the California Supreme Court case 'Legislature v. Reinecke,' which involved the issue of reapportionment. Facts of the case; Provisions of the state constitution pertaining to reapportionment; basis of the court's decision.
- Access to the Political Process and the Development of Leadership: A Key to Future Social Cohesiveness.
Avila, Joaquin G. // Berkeley La Raza Law Journal; Summer2000, Vol. 11/12 Issue 2/1, p91
Discusses the need to promote social cohesiveness and a system of checks and balances by giving minority groups equal access in the political process of election in the United States. Problem of racially polarized voting; Importance of voting rights litigation; Respect for other cultures and...
- Map Flap.
Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer; 9/16/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31720, p31
Focuses on the criticisms of the Democratic lawmakers on the proposed congressional redistricting map made by the Republican officials for the state of Colorado.
- The Tory senate flexes its muscle.
Albanese, Elizabeth // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 5/30/94, Vol. 21 Issue 24, p43
States the federal Liberal government will accept changes to Bill C-18, which scrapped revisions to the electoral boundaries based on the 1991 census. Conservative senators, with support from Liberal colleagues, have drafted amendments to the bill to grant two new seats to British Columbia and...
- Riding boundaries legal, but unfair.
Albanese, Elizabeth // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 11/7/94, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p45
Reports that the Alberta Court of Appeal in Canada ruled that the province's electoral boundaries are legally valid, but the court recommended redrawing the political map before the next election in the interest of democracy because thinly-populated rural ridings are over-represented in the...
- Bribe sentence.
Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 07/26/99, Vol. 151 Issue 4, p19
Reports on the conviction of former Japanese deputy defense minister and parliament member Yojiro Nakajima by the Tokyo District Court for bribery and violation of Japan's election law.
- Special report election '97.
Proctor, Paul // Advocate; 10/28/97, Issue 745, p14
No abstract available.
- Has Anyone Seen Solomon?
Proctor, Paul // Business News New Jersey; 04/24/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p14
Editorial. Comments on the impact of census results on the creation of legislative borders in New Jersey. Impact of the redrawn legislative borders on state election results; Legislative lines determined by New Jersey's Redistricting Commission; Composition of the Redistricting Commission.