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Elections in Colorado

A political organization is a political party when its candidate for governor receives at least 10 percent of the vote in the latest general election. Party members choose their partys nominees for the general election in a primary election. Part ...

                                               

Elections in New England

Elections in New England have been defined by the regions political and cultural history, demographics, economy, and its loyalty to particular U.S. political parties. Within the elections in the United States, New England is sometimes viewed in t ...

                                               

Floridas 15th congressional district

Floridas 15th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress and was reassigned in 2012, effective January 2013, to the northern parts of Hillsborough and Polk counties. The district includes Brandon, Plant City, Lakeland a ...

                                               

1972 United States presidential election in Kansas

The 1972 United States presidential election in Kansas took place on November 7, 1972. All fifty states and the District of Columbia, were part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Voters chose seven electors to the Electoral College, ...

                                               

1972 United States presidential election in Louisiana

The 1972 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 7, 1972. All 50 states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Louisiana voters chose 10 electors to the Electoral Co ...

                                               

Electoral reform in Maine

Electoral reform in Maine is the effort to change voting and election laws in the Pine Tree State. Electoral reform measures related voting systems and voter eligibility have been proposed, and in some cases, passed. In 2004, several legislators ...

                                               

Primary elections in Maryland

Primary elections in Maryland see Maryland citizens vote for State Offices, Federal Offices, County Offices and Party Offices, and also the Democratic Central Committee Members and the Republican Central Committee Members. Voters must declare the ...

                                               

2020 Minnesota House of Representatives District 30A special election

A special election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on February 4, 2020, to elect a new member for District 30A in the Minnesota House of Representatives, caused by the resignation of Republican member Nick Zerwas. A primary election was h ...

                                               

2020 Minnesota House of Representatives District 60A special election

A special election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on February 4, 2020, to elect a new member for District 60A in the Minnesota House of Representatives, caused by the death of Democratic–Farmer–Labor member Diane Loeffler. A primary elec ...

                                               

1981 Mississippis 4th congressional district special election

A special election to determine the member of the United States House of Representatives for Mississippis 4th congressional district was held on June 23, 1981, with a runoff held two weeks later on July 6. Democrat Wayne Dowdy defeated Republican ...

                                               

2015 Mississippi Attorney General election

The 2015 Mississippi Attorney General election was held on November 3, 2015, to elect the Attorney General of Mississippi. Incumbent Attorney General Jim Hood sought re-election to a fourth term. Hood had been the only statewide elected Democrat ...

                                               

1972 United States presidential election in Missouri

The 1972 United States presidential election in Missouri took place on November 7, 1972. All fifty states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Missouri voters chose twelve electors to the Elector ...

                                               

1972 United States presidential election in Nevada

The 1972 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 7, 1972. All fifty states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Nevada voters chose three electors to the Electoral Co ...

                                               

None of These Candidates

None of These Candidates is a voting option in Nevada for all state and federal election ballots. This option is listed along with the names of individuals running for the position and is often described as "none of the above". The option first a ...

                                               

Elections in New York (state)

The results of elections in the state of New York have tended to be more Democratic-leaning than in most of the United States, with in recent decades a solid majority of Democratic voters, concentrated in New York City and some of its suburbs, an ...

                                               

Qualified New York political parties

In New York State, to qualify for automatic ballot access, a party must have received at least 50.000 votes in the previous gubernatorial election. A party must run a gubernatorial candidate to be eligible for automatic ballot access, if 50.000 v ...

                                               

Alamance 12

In December 2017 the district attorney of Alamance County charged 12 people for voting as convicted felons. All 12 were either on felony probation or parole when they voted. Many in the group stated that this was an unwitting mistake, as they tho ...

                                               

Elections in North Dakota

Statewide elections in North Dakota occur every two years. Most executive offices and all legislators are elected to four-year terms, with half the terms expiring on Presidential election years, and the other half of the offices expiring on mid-t ...

                                               

1972 United States presidential election in Oregon

The 1972 United States presidential election in Oregon took place on November 7, 1972. All fifty states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Oregon voters chose six electors to the Electoral Coll ...

                                               

Clean Elections Rhode Island

A clean election is a system of taxpayer-financed political campaigns. Candidates that qualify by collecting a prescribed number of signatures and $5 contributions from registered voters in their district can agree to not raise or spend any priva ...

                                               

2014 South Dakota elections

A general election was held in the U.S. state of South Dakota on November 4, 2014. All of South Dakotas executive officers were up for election as well as a United States Senate seat and South Dakotas at-large seat in the United States House of R ...

                                               

2018 South Dakota elections

A general election was held in the U.S. state of South Dakota on November 6, 2018. All of South Dakotas executive officers were up for election as well as South Dakotas at-large seat in the United States House of Representatives.

                                               

Elections in the United States Virgin Islands

Elections in the U.S. Virgin Islands are held to elect senators to the Legislature of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the governor and lieutenant governor of the territory, and a delegate to the United States House of Representatives. Us virgin Islands ...

                                               

1972 United States presidential election in Utah

The 1972 United States presidential election in Utah took place on November 7, 1972, as part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Voters chose four representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vic ...

                                               

1789 Vermont Republic gubernatorial election

The Vermont Republic gubernatorial election of 1789 took place on September 1, 1789. Though incumbent Governor Thomas Chittenden won a plurality of the popular vote over Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Moses Robinson, the Vermont Constitution ...

                                               

1998 Virginia ballot measures

The 1998 Virginia State Elections took place on Election Day, November 3, 1998, the same day as the U.S. House elections in the state. The only statewide elections on the ballot were five constitutional referendums to amend the Virginia State Con ...

                                               

Forward Thrust

The Forward Thrust ballot initiatives were a series of bond propositions put to the voters of King County, Washington in 1968 and 1970, designed by a group called the Forward Thrust Committee. Seven of the twelve propositions in 1968 were success ...

                                               

Elections in West Virginia

From the time of the Great Depression through the 1990s, the politics of West Virginia were largely dominated by the Democratic party. In the 2000 presidential election, George W. Bush claimed a surprise victory over Al Gore, with 52% of the vote ...

                                               

2018 West Virginia Senate election

The 2018 West Virginia Senate elections were held on November 6, 2018, as part of the biennial United States elections. Seventeen of West Virginias 34 state senators were up for election. West Virginia Senate districts each have two elected repre ...

                                               

2008 District of Columbia Democratic primary

The District of Columbia Democratic Presidential Primary took place on February 12, 2008, nicknamed the "Potomac Primary" because Maryland and Virginia, which border the Potomac River, also held Democratic primaries that day. Fifteen delegates we ...

                                               

Statehood movement in the District of Columbia

The District of Columbia statehood movement is a political movement that advocates making the District of Columbia a U.S. state. The District of Columbia is a federal district under the direct jurisdiction of the United States Congress. Statehood ...

                                               

Equal Suffrage League (St. Louis)

The St. Louis Equal Suffrage League was formed in 1910 in St. Louis, Missouri with the aim of "bring together men and women who are willing to consider the question of Equal Suffrage and by earnest co-operation to secure its establishment."

                                               

District of Columbia Republican Party

The District of Columbia Republican Party is the DC affiliate of the United States Republican Party. It was founded on June 19, 1855 and is made up of registered Republican voters living in the District of Columbia elected to serve as the governi ...

                                               

Libertarian Party of the District of Columbia

The Libertarian Party of the District of Columbia is a political party in the United States active in the District of Columbia. It is the recognized affiliate of the national Libertarian Party. The libertarian party of the district of Columbia de ...

                                               

Conservative Party (Virginia, 1867)

The Conservative Party of Virginia was a United States political party in the state of Virginia during the second half of 19th century. It centered on opposition to Reconstruction. During its history, the party was successful in electing six cong ...

                                               

College Libertarians

College Libertarian chapters operate in a variety of political and social forums. Members seeks to promote Libertarian party values on campus, in the community, and throughout the state. Chapter activities include holding political rallies, hosti ...

                                               

Georgia Teen Republicans

The Georgia Teen Republicans is one of two major partisan youth organizations in the U.S. state of Georgia. Founded in 1978 as the Georgia Teenage Republicans and referred to as the TARs, the organization came under the direct sponsorship of the ...

                                               

Teen Age Republicans

National Teen Age Republicans is the youth wing of the United States Republican Party. Its aim is to provide support to the party and its candidates. Members work to perform community service, and learn about the political processes at local, sta ...

                                               

Rescission bill

A rescission bill is a type of bill in the United States that rescinds funding that was previously included in an appropriations bill. Rescission bills proposed by the President of the United States are considered under an expedited process that ...

                                               

Omnibus spending bill

An omnibus spending bill is a type of bill in the United States that packages many of the smaller ordinary appropriations bills into one larger single bill that could be passed with only one vote in each house. There are twelve different ordinary ...

                                               

Army Appropriations Act

Army Appropriations Act refers to several federal acts considered by the U.S. Congress: Army Appropriations Act of 1901, which included the Platt Amendment. Army Appropriations Act of 1880. Army Appropriations Act of 1916. Army Appropriations Act ...

                                               

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

The Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 is the appropriations bill for the Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, NASA, the National Science Foundation, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, an ...

                                               

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012

The act provided $72.53 billion in non-emergency, discretionary budget authority for FY 2012, a decrease of $1.2 billion from FY 2011 levels. Funding for Department of Veterans Affairs VA programs in FY 2012 included $69.5 billion in mandatory sp ...

                                               

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, also known as the 2016 omnibus spending bill, is the United States appropriations legislation passed during the 114th Congress which provides spending permission to a number of federal agencies for the ...

                                               

Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017

The Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017 is a continuing resolution that extended fiscal year 2017 funding for the United States federal government from December 9, 2016 until April 28, 2017. The bill contains a boo ...

                                               

Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009

The Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009 is a United States federal law appropriating public funds for spending in the Iraq War and Afghanistan War during the 2009 fiscal year. The Obama administration has promised that this "war supplemental" w ...

                                               

Suleiman Abdullah Salim

Suleiman Abdullah Salim is a citizen of Tanzania who was held in extrajudicial detention, for five years, in secret CIA black sites. Salim was one of the individuals the United States Senate Intelligence Committees inquiry into the CIAs use of to ...

                                               

List of American Trial Lawyer Associations

American trial lawyer associations are non-profit, professional associations/organizations located throughout the United States. These organizations host attorney education events, monitor relevant changes in the law, and advocate for greater acc ...

                                               

Herbert W. Briggs

Briggs was awarded a 1921 Bachelor of Arts from West Virginia University. This was followed by doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins University, he received his Ph.D. in 1925. Briggs then worked as a lecturer at Oberlin College, before he moved to Co ...

                                               

Robert N. Clinton

Robert N. Clinton is an American constitutional lawyer, and law professor at the Arizona State University Sandra Day OConnor College of Law, who sits on numerous native-American tribal appellate courts. In addition to teaching, he sits as Chief J ...