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Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Romney’s Interstitial Disconnect

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Mitt Romney just announced the end of his bid for the Republican nomination. In today’s political climate, big money and high-paid consultants alone do not make the grade. Successful campaigns and candidates must be multi-dimensional in order to woo multi-media oriented voters.

In that vein, Romney and his staff never came to grips with what voters were looking for in a President. (more…)

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Election Law Maps

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Post-election controversies are handled differently from state to state. Election Law @ Moritz has launched “a series of interactive maps that allow you to compare election laws across states. Our criminal defense law firm in Orlando initial installment of maps consists of six maps analyzing the law of recounts and election contest lawsuits.” Check out the maps.

Monday, January 21st, 2008

New Voters Abroad Online!

Following our video submission to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Executive Director and Why Tuesday? Chief Correspondent, Jacob Soboroff, sent me great news in an email this morning: voters abroad are now able to participate in the Democratic Primary via Internet!

Voting should be convenient for any eligible voter who wants to vote. And so the question remains: if ex-pats are good enough for this technology, isn’t everybody else who wants to vote? (more…)

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Increase voter turnout in Poland, check.

Just in from the AP regarding Sunday’s election in Poland:

A hard-fought campaign generated voter turnout of 52.6 percent, higher than any parliamentary elections since the fall of communism in 1989, according to an exit survey conducted by the PBS DGA polling institute. The high turnout caused some polling stations to run out of ballots and stay open longer than scheduled, delaying the release of the first exit polls for hours.

We noted here earlier that the voter turnout in the last Polish election was around 40%.

Previously on WT?BLOG: Rock the (Polish) Vote

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