Citations with the tag: VOTING
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- How Did Americans Vote?
// Weekly Reader News - Edition 3; 11/21/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p4
A quiz about the voting outcome in each U.S. state is presented.
- Using a voting machine.
// World Almanac for Kids; 1996, p225
Offers information about voting in the United States. How to use a voting machine; A timeline showing who has been eligible to vote in the United States from 1789 through 1971.
- The voting future.
Lenko, Cristina A.; Golston, Syd // Cobblestone; Oct96, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p38
Focuses on the Kids Voting USA, an organization in Arizona which aims to encourage the participation of parents and children in the electoral process. Number of members; Accomplishments of the program. INSET: The election of 1844, by C.A.L. & S.G..
- Portrait of a recount: Doughnuts, lawsuits.
Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor; 11/15/96, Vol. 88 Issue 246, p4
Examines various congressional districts in the United States in which the votes of Congressional candidates have to be recounted. Reasons for the recounting of votes; Situations in which recounting of votes may be necessary; Comments from Bob Grossfeld, a political consultant.
- What if everyone in the US had to vote?
Deutchman, Iva Ellen // Christian Science Monitor; 1/22/97, Vol. 89 Issue 39, p19
Discusses the practice of voting in the United States versus that of Australia. Features of United States voting patterns; How the Australian system penalizes its members for not voting; Effects the implementation of the Australian model would have in the United States.
- Two easy ways to reform elections.
Cossolotto, Matthew // Christian Science Monitor; 12/13/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 14, p9
Suggest ways in which to reform elections in the United States, in light of the 2000 U.S. contested elections, including the uniformity of voting procedures in the U.S.
- Next time, voting via retina scan?
Axtman, Kris // Christian Science Monitor; 12/21/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 20, p3
Discusses efforts of States in the United States to draft an improved voting system, in light of the contested 2000 election.
- Altering Voting Times, Fairly.
Axtman, Kris // Christian Science Monitor; 2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p10
Editorial. Focuses on a bill sponsored by Representatives Billy Tauzin of Louisiana and Ed Markey of Massachusetts that proposes a 9 p.m. EST closing across the country and criticizes certain aspects of the legislation.
- Require bids from engineers.
Duffy, Arthur P. // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 01/05/98, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p59
States that in June 1998, California voters will choose whether the politically influenced process for awarding engineers for state work will continue. Requirements of the Competitive Bidding Initiative, a proposed constitutional amendment on the state ballot; Indepth look at the administration...
- e-voting systems to compete for popularity in local elections.
Duffy, Arthur P. // Engineer (00137758); 4/18/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7625, p5
No abstract available.
- Tough-activated polls encourage voter turnout.
Duffy, Arthur P. // Government Product News; Aug97, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p62
Presents information on the Elex Electronic Voting Terminal and the Optional Audio-Touch by Computing Devices International. What the systems provide.
- Your Vote Counts!
Duffy, Arthur P. // Indiana Business Magazine; Dec2000, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p6
Reports that there is a need for better recording and counting of ballots in the U.S. following the confusion that prevailed during the 2000 presidential vote-counting. Details of the voting technology produced by Indianapolis, Indiana-based MicroVote Corp.; Shortcomings of older voting...
- Disenchanted? Vote nota.
Elvin, John // Insight on the News; 09/22/97, Vol. 13 Issue 35, p34
Presents information on voting. Details on `None of the Above' (NOTA); Information on the inception of NOTA; Identification of republican David G. Argall, who is pushing the idea of NOTA.
- Yeas & nays.
Elvin, John // Insight on the News; 10/06/97, Vol. 13 Issue 37, p46
Presents a list of various policies that were voted upon by the Senate and the House in the United States.
- Yeas & nays.
Elvin, John // Insight on the News; 10/27/97, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p46
Presents information on persons who voted for and against different issues in the United States. Statistics for the vote to support and refute certain measures; By whom the measure was sponsored; Argument supporting the vote made.
- Yeas & nays.
Elvin, John // Insight on the News; 03/30/98, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p46
Presents information on voting in the United States. Information on the votes to override President Bill Clinton's line-item veto; Highlights on the meaning of the definitions used.
- Justice Department Filing Suits Charging Violations In 2000 Presidential Election.
Elvin, John // Jet; 6/10/2002, Vol. 101 Issue 25, p36
Reports that the U.S. Justice Dept. is filing lawsuits against three Florida counties and a Tennessee city, charging voter rights violations in the 2000 presidential election.
- Sophisticated voting in supermajoritarian settings.
Volden, Craig // Journal of Politics; Feb98, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p149
Examines votes to determine their role in producing sophisticated voting outcomes. Development of a single-dimensional model which predicts sophisticated voting in two cases; Examples of sophisticated voting; How does sophisticated voting situations arises.
- Why bother award.
Volden, Craig // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 10/9/95, Vol. 42 Issue 41, p1
Reports that in Long Island, New York, the apathetic Nassau County voters who wanted a legislative body to replace the county's former system of weighted votes received the `Why bother' award. Reasons; Nassau's budget for 1996.
- The incumbent's best friend.
Myers, Dennis // Las Vegas Business Press; 09/14/98, Vol. 15 Issue 37, p4
No abstract available.
- I won't vote because...
Myers, Dennis // New Statesman; 04/25/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4331, p34
Presents the comments by several `New Statesman' contributors on why they will not vote in the May 1997 elections in Great Britain. Includes having no idea if the Labour Party will make a difference; Allegation that Tony Blair has destroyed his Labour Party.
- I would rather not say because...
Myers, Dennis // New Statesman; 04/25/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4331, p35
Presents the comments by several `New Statesman' contributors on why they refuse to talk about their preferred parties in the May 1997 elections in Great Britain. Includes secrecy of the ballot; Broadcast journalists' need to keep their preferences to themselves; Lack of knowledge on how to vote.
Myers, Dennis // New Statesman; 04/25/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4331, p35
Presents the comments by several `New Statesman' contributors on why they are voting for alternative groups or in non-traditional ways in the May 1997 elections in Great Britain. Includes writing a statement on the paper.
- Mail it in.
Carson, Ed // Reason; Feb97, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p15
Reports on the vote-by-mail system used in Oregon during elections. Absence of polling places; Procedure; Benefits; Rate of participation of registered voters; Support of Oregonians for voting system.
- Implementation of early voting.
Richardson Jr., Lilliard E.; Neeley, Grant W. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government; Summer96, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p16
Examines early voting process in Tennessee during the election of 1994. Causal relationship between early voting implementation and increased voter participation; Associated costs of early voting; Advice for state government officials and policy makers who are interested in adopting the program.
- Survey of vote-by-mail Senate election in the state of Oregon.
Richardson Jr., Lilliard E.; Neeley, Grant W. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government; Spring97, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p25
Presents information on Oregon which became the first state to allow voting by mail for a federal election. Study of the issue by researchers from the University of Oregon; How the study was conducted.
- A Clinton reelection motto for '96: `It's gender, stupid.'
Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor; 2/6/96, Vol. 88 Issue 49, p1
Reports from Washington, on women's tendency to vote more for Democrats than Republicans. Widening of the gender gap; What a poll showed of President Bill Clinton and GOP candidate Bob Dole; What was revealed in a survey by Yankelovich Partners; Comments from Democratic pollster Celinda Lake.
- Political plays on regional checkerboard.
Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor; 3/5/96, Vol. 88 Issue 68, p4
Reports that New England, the Middle Atlantic states and areas in the South, are the most positive areas where political candidates in the 1996 elections could garner the most votes. Reasons for this; What workers in these areas were most affected by; What GOP candidates are focusing on in these...
- Racial bloc voting and political mobilization in South Carolina.
Loewen, James W. // Review of Black Political Economy; Summer90, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p23
Analyzes patterns of racial bloc voting in South Carolina between 1972 and 1985. Persistence of bloc voting among whites; Increase in bloc voting among blacks due to a high degree of mobilization of black voters; Secondary factors.
- Making the (up) grade.
Wolpin, Bill // American City & County; Dec2002, Vol. 117 Issue 17, p6
Focuses on the developments in the voting process in the U.S. as of December 2002. Disadvantages of using paper ballots; Use of technology in the voting process; Outlook on the use of electronic voting machines.
- Running against myself.
Kaza, Greg // American Enterprise; Jan/Feb95, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p77
Discusses the concept of the none of the above (NOTA) ballot option used in elections in the United Nations. Experience by the author in his campaign for a congressional seat; Features of the method; Advantages of NOTA; Reaction by legislators on the NOTA.
- Young voters: Increase education, cut defense.
Kaza, Greg // Campaigns & Elections (1996); Oct/Nov96, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p58
Reports that according to a survey conducted by The Mellman Group for 20/20 Vision Education Fund, young American voters believe that education and drugs are the nation's top problems. Percentage of voters who would cut defense and increase education spending.
- Helping Philadelphia's bombed-out families.
Kaza, Greg // Newsweek; 7/15/85, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p25
Last week a benefit concert, headlined by comics and ex-Philadelphians Bill Cosby and David Brenner, added another $25,000 to nearly $2 million already raised for the families victimized by the city's roofbombing of MOVE headquarters in May.
- Made-for-TV balloting.
Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 10/14/96, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p7
Reports that the ruling Liberal party of Canada could introduce a bill as soon as October 1996 that would stagger voting times across the nation. The bill as an effort to overcome feelings in the West that national elections are over before western voters have even voted.
- Let's take our vote more seriously.
Hofmann, Margaret // Christian Science Monitor; 4/25/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 107, p9
Confronts the failure of United States citizens to cast votes in government elections.
- Click on the candidate.
Motluk, Alison // New Scientist; 04/26/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2079, p26
Focuses on the possible computerization of the voting process in Great Britain. Comparison of security of computerized voting with the manual voting practices using ballot boxes; Advantages of electronic voting.
- Iraq Votes for a Constitution.
Motluk, Alison // Junior Scholastic; 11/14/2005, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p5
Reports on voting for a new constitution in Iraq when Iraqis went to polls for a second time in 2005.
- Untouchables rise as political force.
Marquand, Robert // Christian Science Monitor; 9/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 199, p1
Looks at the political impact of India allowing its lower caste to vote in 1999 for the first time in its history.
- Modeling citizenship.
Briggins, Angela // Management Review; Nov96, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p7
Profiles Kids Voting USA, a national nonpartisan organization which aims to help children develop lifetime voting habits. Headquarters; History; Funding sources.
- MAIN CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS INVOLVED.
Briggins, Angela // Congressional Digest; May70, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p131
Discusses provisions related to voting qualifications in the U.S. Constitution. Qualifications requisite for electors of the State Legislature; Right of citizens to vote; Provision of the Constitution to the qualifications of voters.
- ACTION TO DATE IN THE 91st CONGRESS.
Briggins, Angela // Congressional Digest; May70, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p137
Reports on the 1970 U.S. Senate debate on a bill to extend provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Addition of a provision to reduce the voting age; Argument on the legality of the change by statute rather than by Constitutional amendment; Penalty for denying the right to vote on account...
- Superfund vote postponed.
Briggins, Angela // Business Insurance; 09/08/97, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p2
Reports that the vote on the Republican leadership's Superfund reform bill, by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has been postpone. Reason for the postponement; Date rescheduled for voting.
- Voters' mood remains volatile.
Ladd, Everett Carll // Christian Science Monitor; 10/4/96, Vol. 88 Issue 218, p19
Reports that pre-election polling begun non-systematically by `Literary Digest' magazine in the late 19th century. Reason it is harder to get reliable pre-election vote estimates; Challenge facing pollsters; Issues which United States President, Bill Clinton and Bob Dole, a Republican, got high...
- Apathetic voters send a message: Talk about the `greater'...
MacLeish, Rod // Christian Science Monitor; 10/23/96, Vol. 88 Issue 230, p3
States that there has been a consistent decline in turnouts for elections in the United States for the past 10 years. Nineteen-ninety six touted as the year of the uninterested voter; Other parts of the world that have received disinterest in elections; Last time United States got a large...
- Use it or lose it.
MacLeish, Rod // Christian Science Monitor; 11/4/96, Vol. 88 Issue 238, p20
Editorial. Presents information on women and voting in the United States. Compares voting by women to that of men; Predicted voters for the 1996 presidential elections.
- Non-voters who say `what's the use' are starting to make more and more sense.
MacLeish, Rod // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 10/27/97, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p22
Reflects on the attitudes of non-voters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Views of voters on the impact of participating in the voting process; Reasons given for non-participation in the voting process.
- Business won voting, but what's in store next?
MacLeish, Rod // San Diego Business Journal; 11/11/96, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p40
Editorial. Comments on voting in California on various issues. Identification of the propositions; Response of the business industry to the votes on Proposition 207, and 211; Support of Proposition 210, which raised the minimum wage.
- Hearings on federal Help America Vote Act to be held.
MacLeish, Rod // New York Amsterdam News; 4/3/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 14, p5
Reports on the public hearings on implementing the enacted U.S. federal Help America Vote Act to be held in Manhattan, New York City. Reasons for the necessity of public hearings; Other issues expected to be examined at the hearings.
- Help America Vote.
Wright, Keith L.T. // New York Amsterdam News; 4/3/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 14, p13
Reports on Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 that would provide the U.S. federal funds to states to replace voting machines, improve education and train poll workers. Identification of first-time voters who register by mail when they show up at polls under the legislation; Changes to be made...
- MOVE: Closing the books.
Wright, Keith L.T. // Newsweek; 10/3/88, Vol. 112 Issue 14, p10
Report that the US Department of Justice has closed the books on its 38-month investigation of the May 1985 actions by Philadelphia (Pa.) police against a radical group called MOVE--without indicting any city officials. The action has caused a new outburst of bitter feelings. Background;...