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Universal health care to appear on ballot in Colorado

A plan to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law and replace it with universal health care, funded by the taxpayer, is going to be on the Colorado ballet in 2016.

Legal pot? California voters could face two initiatives in 2016

Oakland - 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.

Oscar nomination deadline extended due to problems voting online

Hollywood - Due to problems with the new online Oscar voting system, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended the voting deadline for nominations by one day.

Oregon election worker fired for allegedly altering ballots

Salem - 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.

'Yes on 37' Right to Know — organizing one million more voters Special

San Francisco - Organizing another million Californians who want the right to know what's in their food - this is the pledge made today by the California "Yes to 37" Right to Know Campaign.

CA Right to Know GMO labeling measure is Prop. 37 on Nov. ballot

San Francisco - Due to overwhelming support for the historic GMO labeling initiative, the California Right to Know Labeling Measure will be Proposition 37 on the November Ballot.

LA voters to decide on condom use in porn

Los Angeles - A ballot measure will allow Los Angeles County voters to decide this November whether or not porn actors should be required to wear condoms during film shoots.

Obama's top aide Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor of Chicago

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 European browser ballot now live, Opera benefiting

Microsoft's browser ballot website,, 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.

Will Michiganders vote for medical marijuana use in November?

On Monday a state elections panel certified petitions with 377,975 signatures on them to place a plan on the November ballot to allow the use of marijuana for medical use when prescribed by a doctor.

UK Teachers And The Goverment Come To Blows Again Over 2% Deal

The UK National Union of Teachers prepare for a one day strike over 2% pay deal that doesn't keep with inflation in England and Wales

Experts concerned as ballot problems persist

More than $4 billion spent by Washington on new machinery and a widespread overhaul of the nations voting system

Did Florida Foul Another Ballot?

"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."

Myspace Voting Ballot Box

"Myspace launches a new effort to bring the benefits of Social Networking to voter Registration".

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The Watauga County Board of Elections is under fire from local critics
The Watauga County Board of Elections is under fire from local critics
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