Marijuana users and supporters in California could get the opportunity to legalize using their drug of choice in November if a planned voter initiative to accomplish that makes it to the ballot.
An election worker in Oregon is facing a criminal investigation for allegedly altering ballots in favor of Republican Party candidates. She was accused of filling in a Republican straight ticket on ballots voters left blank.
Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is eligible to run for mayor of Chicago. This was the ruling of the Supreme Court after the state appellate court decided earlier to bar Emanuel on questions of residency.
Microsoft's browser ballot website, BrowserChoice.eu, yesterday went live, allowing Europeans to quickly and easily download and install browsers other than Microsoft's Internet Explorer, and already Opera is seeing a surge in downloads from the EU.
"Six years after the phrase "Florida recount" entered the national lexicon, another recount in the Sunshine State is sparking new controversies about poorly designed ballots, faulty voting equipment and negligent election officials."