Posts Tagged: voting

These losers are voting

And they hope you aren’t. Vote in this years’ election on November 2nd. For Marion County voters in Indiana, you can vote early – here’s the info: Clerk’s Office, 200 E. Washington St., W-122 Begins: Monday, October 4 Ends: Monday, November 1 (at noon) Weekday Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Weekend

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90 years of women’s suffrage

90 years ago today, The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women’s suffrage in the United States of America. Well done, Sister Suffragettes. Women have been able to vote throughout the US for less than 100 years. We still have a long way to go before women enjoy true equality. Some

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House District 97 Vote Recounts

Taking Down Words gives a nice run-down of what’s going on in my district with the “still-up-in-the-air-due-to-polling-screw-ups” race between Mahern and Elrod, who are just 65 votes apart. Seems that the touch-screen voting stations available at each of the polling places weren’t counted, and the state has just now decided to turn them on and

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I voted

First time I’ve voted in the new neighborhood – at the Old Centrum church on 12th and Central. It’s a bit easier to get into and park than the firestation I used to vote at. Jon Elrod was there, as well as one of Mahern’s nephews, handing out campaign literature. I forgot to wear my

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Tomorrow is Election Day

Please remember – The polls close at 6 p.m. in Indiana, so vote early! Try to vote before work or at lunch. People often skip voting in mid-term elections, which is unfortunate since they tend to have a much greater impact on your daily life than the national elections. If you don’t know who your

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Make Sure You’re Registered to Vote!

In all the recent hullabaloo surrounding the GOP purging voter rolls in Indiana, it turns out that although I returned my postcard with my corrected new address on it promptly, my voter registration was not updated. I talked to at least one other person who discovered that they are no longer registered to vote either

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Having Trouble Voting?

Source: Fast Company “Trouble voting? Call or text these 3 resources to report election problems now“ Call, text, or visit these resources: Election Protection – 866 Our Vote This is a coalition made up of voting-rights and civil-rights groups. Its hotline is 866-OUR-VOTE. USA Today reported earlier that it expects thousands of calls before the

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Anti-Women’s Suffrage Buttons

Under the heading of “HOLY CRAP!” :Check out the price on this eBay auction. Now I know that women’s right to vote memorabilia does go for a lot of money, in general, but I’ve never seen anything like this. UPDATE: since the item is no longer there, more info: the object was a simple lapel

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Enron investigation

Okay, politics: We need a special investigator looking into Enron and examining the involvement of the current presidential administration in the company. War aside, this isn’t the kind of thing that can be overlooked. And the other thing we need is some explanation of the election reform process that will be in place before the

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reform the electoral process

Here is the only legitimate way to reform the electoral process: EVERY SINGLE CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES NEEDS TO VOTE IN EXACTLY THE SAME WAY. I wasn’t a bit surprised when ol’ Dubya said “we have to respect the state and local election boards”. OF COURSE HE SAID THAT. Because the lack of uniformity

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