Thursday, 22 March 2018
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Russia may annul election results at two polling stations: Officials

Added: 22.03.2018 18:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

Russia could annul results at two polling stations where Reuters reporters witnessed people voting more than once during Sunday's (March 18) presidential election, election officials said on Thursday (March 22).


A new angle on gerrymanders

Added: 22.03.2018 18:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

A mathematician has developed a new tool to identify gerrymandered voting districts. The research shows Pennsylvania, Ohio and North Carolina strongly gerrymandered for Republicans, while Maryland's and California's voting districts have been strongly tipped in favor of Democrats. The new tool could be important in the wake of two Supreme Court cases now being considered that might outlaw certain partisan gerrymanders.

Next US Elections: Open Source vs. Commercial Software?

Added: 22.03.2018 16:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

San Francisco could become the first U.S. city to adopt open source software to run its voting machines. City officials last month authorized consulting group Slalom to prepare a report on the benefits and challenges involved in using an open source voting machine platform. Officials hope a move to open source will make San Francisco's voting software more transparent and secure.


Voting could begin Thursday on $1.3 trillion spending bill

Added: 22.03.2018 11:19 | 9 views | 0 comments

With a shutdown deadline looming, congressional leaders are ready to begin votes on a sweeping budget bill


AP Top Stories March 22 A

Added: 22.03.2018 9:36 | 21 views | 0 comments

Here's the latest for Thursday, March 22nd: Explosives removed from Austin suspect's house; Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for major breach of trust; Congress could begin voting on new budget Thursday; Foot of snow in parts of northeast.


Budget bill in place, lawmakers hope to begin voting quickly

Added: 22.03.2018 4:58 | 5 views | 0 comments

Congressional leaders have finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives President Donald Trump some of his border wall money and takes only incremental steps to address gun violence.


RMT under fire over Easter action on commuter trains

Added: 21.03.2018 12:06 | 10 views | 0 comments

Rail union bosses were criticised today for ordering four days of industrial action over Easter despite fewer than half of members voting for it.

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Dutch vote in local polls, referendum on government spying powers

Added: 21.03.2018 10:08 | 15 views | 0 comments

March 21, 2018 6:08 PM
THE HAGUE (AFP) - Dutch voters were casting ballots in local elections on Wednesday (March 21), with far-right parties seeking gains. They were also voting in a referendum on plans to broaden government online spying powers.


Conservative Democratic congressman bests rival in hard-fought Illinois primary

Added: 21.03.2018 8:12 | 6 views | 0 comments

Lipinski's challenger Marie Newman blasted him for opposing abortion and voting against same-sex marriage and President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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