Far-Right Congressman Jair Bolsonaro Wins Brazil Presidency After Rough CampaignFar-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro won the presidency of Latin America’s largest nation Sunday as voters looked past warnings that the brash former army captain would erode democracy and embraced a chance for radical change after years of turmoil.
Poll: Nonwhites Report More Problems Voting Than Whites In The USHispanic and African-American voters were more likely to report that they or someone in their households experienced issues when trying to vote than white Americans, according to a recent poll on voter engagement conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute.
Twin Sisters Are Both Running For Office, But In Opposite PartiesTwin sisters Monica Sparks and Jessica Ann Tyson are so much alike that both running for public office in Michigan.
California Legislator Gomez Wins US House Spot, While Compton Mayor Keeps SeatThe low-turnout runoff between two Democrats was influenced by racial politics.
Lawmaker Vows Push To Legalize Ballot 'Selfies' For California VotersA California state lawmaker wants to make sure you have the right to take a ballot "selfie" while casting your vote next Election Day.
Voters Head To The Polls To Decide On LA City Council Seats, FrackingVoters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide from among 30 candidates vying for City Council seats and other races, including whether to support a proposed oil-drilling project in the city.
Proposals Aim To Reverse Low Voter Turnout In LAVoter turnout for local elections in L.A. has gotten so bad that officials are proposing having city and school board elections on the same day as presidential and statewide elections.
Assembly Approves Bill That Would Allow Vote-By-Mail Special ElectionsThe bill passed Thursday on a 44-31 vote.
Opinion: Voter ID: A Good IdeaIt has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?
Calif. GOP Discusses Lack Of Finances At Burbank ConventionWith November elections approaching, the California Republican Party is in trouble, struggling to pay its bills and hold its ground in a state that has been growing increasingly favorable for Democratic candidates.
Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of VotingThere are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.
Palm Springs Mayor To Run For Re-ElectionPalm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet announced he will run for re-election in 2012.
LA Controller Joins Push To Cap Campaign SpendingWendy Greuel is set to join state officials from around the U.S. to help curb direct corporate funding of political campaigns and press corporations and other groups to disclose all their donors.<P>
TIME Links US Militias, Patriot Movement Ahead Of ElectionWeeks before American voters head to the polls, TIME Magazine has come out with a report on what it calls the "secret world of extreme militias".