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NC Gerrymandering Trial Begins, Could Have Major Implications For 2020 And Beyond State News
NC Gerrymandering Trial Begins, Could Have Major Implications For 2020 And Beyond

RALEIGH, N.C. — The lines used to elect members of the North Carolina General Assembly are unconstitutional and should be redrawn before the 2020 elections, an attorney for activists and politicians argued in court Monday. In 2018, Democratic candidates won... Read More

Hofeller Files Can Be Used in NC Gerrymandering Trial, Judges Rule in Win for Democrats Elections
Hofeller Files Can Be Used in NC Gerrymandering Trial, Judges Rule in Win for Democrats

RALEIGH, N.C. – The formerly secret files of the man who drew North Carolina’s political districts before he died can be used in court by the people challenging his maps for being unconstitutional gerrymanders. A trial in the gerrymandering case... Read More

FEC Rules Campaigns Can Get Discounts on Cybersecurity Cybersecurity
FEC Rules Campaigns Can Get Discounts on Cybersecurity
2019-07-12 19:35:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission ruled Thursday that federal candidates and political committees can accept low-cost cybersecurity services from a Silicon Valley security company so long as the firm continues to offer the same rates to its non-political clients.... Read More

Florida House Candidate Can Use Digital 'Coin' as Incentive for Campaign Volunteers Elections
Florida House Candidate Can Use Digital 'Coin' as Incentive for Campaign Volunteers
2019-07-12 19:31:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - An Independent congressional candidate in Florida has been given the green light to distribute a digital "coin" to volunteers and supporters as an incentive to engage in activities that support his campaign. In an advisory opinion issued on... Read More

White House Hopefuls Flay Trump On Immigration at LULAC Event 2020 Elections
White House Hopefuls Flay Trump On Immigration at LULAC Event
2019-07-12 14:43:09
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A quartet of Democratic presidential candidates on Thursday vowed to make significant changes to the nation's immigration laws if elected, contrasting their approaches with the hard line policies pursued by President Donald Trump the past two-and-a-half years. The... Read More

Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Slew of Current and Ex-White House Officials Congress
Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Slew of Current and Ex-White House Officials
2019-07-11 19:58:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to subpoena a dozen current and former Trump administration officials in its ongoing probe of possible obstruction of justice documented by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In a separate vote,... Read More

Billionaire Tom Steyer Jumps into Democratic Presidential Contest 2020 Elections
Billionaire Tom Steyer Jumps into Democratic Presidential Contest
2019-07-09 17:57:56
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist who has been advocating for President Donald Trump's impeachment since shortly after the 2016 election, announced Tuesday he's joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Steyer, 62, announced earlier this... Read More

Need Something Else To Do With Your Cellphone? What About Caucusing? 2020 Elections
Need Something Else To Do With Your Cellphone? What About Caucusing?
2019-07-09 14:59:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Democrats in Iowa and Nevada, long accustomed to turning out at neighborhood caucus meetings to cast their vote in these early presidential contests will be able to cast their 2020 votes by phone, under plans announced Monday. The... Read More

Harris Gets Big Debate Bounce in New Poll, While Biden Sinks 2020 Elections
Harris Gets Big Debate Bounce in New Poll, While Biden Sinks
2019-07-02 21:28:40
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has jumped into a virtual tie with former Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination following her widely praised debate performance last week, a national poll released Tuesday showed.... Read More

Study: 2018 Proved Company Voter Engagement Initiatives Effective Elections
Study: 2018 Proved Company Voter Engagement Initiatives Effective
2019-07-02 19:50:55
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Companies that engaged in voter engagement initiatives prior to the 2018 midterms not only help get voters to the polls, but also created additional value for the businesses themselves, a new Harvard Kennedy School study said. During the... Read More

US Economy Breaks Record, But It Doesn't Appear To Be Benefiting Trump Economy
US Economy Breaks Record, But It Doesn't Appear To Be Benefiting Trump
2019-07-02 19:31:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy broke a record for its longest expansion ever on Monday, but a poll released the same day suggests the solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump. On Monday, the United... Read More

Holder Vows to Shift Partisan Gerrymandering Fight to the States In The News
Holder Vows to Shift Partisan Gerrymandering Fight to the States
2019-06-28 20:27:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over partisan gerrymandering appears likely only to intensify efforts in the states to end the practice that allows both political parties to put... Read More

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