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Seattle-Area Residents Can Now Use Cell Phones To Vote in Next Election

Residents of the greater Seattle area will now be able to use their cellphones to vote in an upcoming election, a move that signals a possible transformation in the way elections will be conducted in America. Those living in the King Conservation District will be able to use their phones to access a voting website…

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Seattle Residents Can Cast Vote Via Smartphone in Local Election

Voters in the King Conservation District, which includes 1.2 million people in the Greater Seattle area, will soon be able to vote via smartphone in a first for U.S. elections. One professor specializing in election technology called the entire concept of voting via smartphone “a very stupid idea.”

Illinois Election Official Admits ‘Error’ Allowed Non-Citizens To Vote in 2018

The Illinois State Board of Elections confirmed Tuesday that not only were 574 non-U.S. citizens accidentally registered to vote in 2018, but 16 of those individuals actually voted. Henry Haupt, a spokesperson for Secretary of State Jess White, said in a statement that the error was a programming malfunction, according to WCIA, but now Illinois…

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Fearing Senate Trial Schedule, Dem Senators Start Blitzing Early Voting States

As a winter storm barreled down on Iowa, Elizabeth Warren’s campaign team struggled with whether to scrap a town hall scheduled at the old Maytag headquarters. There was more than weather at play as the Massachusetts senator’s campaign monitored the forecast and called expected attendees to gauge their willingness to brave the snow and whipping…

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Is This Tiny Texas House Race a Sign of Things to Come in November?

Beto O’Rourke is livestreaming again. Joe Biden and Julián Castro are making their presence felt. Mike Bloomberg has knocked on doors and outside groups are running TV attack ads. On the brink of 2020’s first big contest, it all screams high stakes. Not in Iowa. This is just for a single Texas House seat. “This…

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More Trouble in Socialist Venezuela as Opposition Leader Violently Blocked from Entering Congress for Re-Election

Nicolás Maduro’s government moved aggressively to wipe out what remains of resistance to his socialist rule, attempting to install a pliant leadership in congress in a move opponents compared to an attempted coup in Venezuela’s last democratic institution. The surprise gambit took place during a chaotic National Assembly session Sunday at which Maduro’s chief challenger,…

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Trump Tells Thousands Gathered at Church, ‘We Have God on Our Side’

President Donald Trump has taken his 2020 campaign outreach to evangelical Christians up a notch in the weeks after Christianity Today penned an editorial criticizing the president. Speaking to thousands of supporters at El Rey Jesus Ministry in Miami, Trump said that “God is on our side,” The Washington Times reported. “With your help, your…

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By Defying Subpoena, Is Biden Planning Same Thing Dems Impeached Trump For?

Despite the supposed urgency of President Donald Trump’s alleged violations of his oath of office, House Democrats took no steps at the end of the 2019 legislative session to deliver recently passed articles of impeachment against the president to the Senate. Regardless, the Republican-controlled Senate has begun taking steps to prepare for the inevitable trial…

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Labour Would Give EU Nationals the Vote in Second Brexit Referendum

A Labour shadow minister has confirmed that a Labour government would radically tear up the rules of British democracy by giving EU citizens living in the UK a vote in a second referendum, saying the decision was not just down to people “born here”.

Iowa Felon Voting Database Riddled with Errors, Includes Police and Omits Meth Dealer

A man convicted of delivering meth two decades ago should have been added to Iowa’s database of felons banned from voting, but an embarrassing clerical error instead listed the police force that busted him. The inclusion of the Des Moines Police Department among the names of murderers, drug dealers and other disenfranchised criminals is just…

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Small Group of Islands in Pacific, Bougainville, Could Be Newest Recognized Nation Soon

During World War II, the area of Bougainville in the Pacific Islands became part of U.S. Marine history as part of America’s island-hopping strategy that led to almost two years of fighting against Japan on the islands in the name of freedom. Seventy-five years later, the 250,000 people of Bougainville are going to the polls…

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‘Iowa’ Caucuses Could Be Held in Japan, Mexico, California

Next year’s Iowa caucuses on Feb. 3 could be held in far-flung locations as distant as California — and even abroad, as far away as Japan. That’s due to a new idea, the “satellite caucus meeting,” that Democrats hope to use to expand “access” to the quadrennial political contest, which traditionally kicks off the start of the presidential primary.

Labour Unveils Retro Class-War Manifesto, Chain Migration, Voting for Children and Foreigners

Socialist Jeremy Corbyn unveiled his “radical”, retro class warfare manifesto that pledged mass renationalisation of utilities, the development of a “humane” immigration system, and plans to extend voting rights to 16-year-olds and resident foreign nationals.

Amy Klobuchar Unveils Plan to Ensure Secure Elections as President

Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) released a plan Monday that describes how she would secure elections against cyber and disinformation threats should she be elected president.

NC’s Dem Governor Protects Non-Citizen Voters as 2020 Election Nears

A common-sense election security bill was shut down by North Carolina’s Democratic governor, signaling that non-citizen voters have one less thing to worry about now. Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed North Carolina Senate Bill 250 on Wednesday. The bill would have helped clean the state’s elections by taking the information of those who were excused from…

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NC’s Dem Governor Protects Non-Citizen Voters as 2020 Election Nears

A common-sense election security bill was shut down by North Carolina’s Democratic governor, signaling that non-citizen voters have one less thing to worry about now. Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed North Carolina Senate Bill 250 on Wednesday. The bill would have helped clean the state’s elections by taking the information of those who were excused from…

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Florida Voters: Impeachment Has ‘Galvanized Our Support’ for Trump

Voters in Florida say the Democrats’ partisan impeachment inquiry has “galvanized” their support of the president, with Trump supporters indicating that they are more enthusiastic for his presidency now than they were in 2016.

Deranged Hillary Claims ’10-Year-Olds Are Hacking Our Voting Systems’

Kids’ll do the darnedest things. What parent hasn’t cried out in frustration when their progeny trods upon the rug with muddy shoes? Who hasn’t smacked their head when junior whacks a baseball through the window? And what mother or father hasn’t had to sit their little princess down for a talk after she’s hacked our…

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Report: Critical Election Systems ‘Left Exposed Online’

An exclusive report from Vice News claims that researchers have discovered that 35 critical U.S. election systems have been connected to the Internet for months despite manufacturers and election officials claiming that the machines are never online.