A man won - or so he thought - an election with 52 percent of the vote. But city bureaucrats won't let him take his seat because of the strange way they define a majority.Read more »
Voting CAN be a force for good. Juts ask the internet.
Seriously, I can get behind these votes.
"Police say a woman who was upset over the outcome of the presidential election ran over her husband because he didn't participate in his civic duty."Read more »
In most states, a popular vote tie is broken by a coin toss or drawing names from a hat. The odds of a many-state tie are slimmer than the odds of the hat being hit by a bale of cocaine dumped from a drug-smuggling airplane. But since it’s Election Day, let’s apply his question to the current contest. What will happen if there's a tie? Math geeks, enjoy.Read more »
Sandy's aftermath demonstrates (again) how the use of force helps no one. If the storm demonstrates anything, it's how government force is not the correct response to any situation; especially natural disasters.Read more »
11 Excellent Reasons Not to Vote?: The filmmaker Errol Morris speaks with young Americans about the merits of voting and why some resist, from apathy to awkward family dinners. If you disagree, please post a comment.Read more »
Here's a list of 47 reasons to vote. Reasons include: the drug-dealer's argument, the secessionist's argument, the anti-time-zone argument, the empathy argument and more. If you disagree with any of them, please post a comment explaining why.Read more »
Using overly burdensome ballot access laws, Oklahoma has effectively banned political dissent at the polls.Read more »
The duopoly-the Republican and Democratic Parties-claim to not agree on much, but they certainly agree on one thing: Only Republicans and Democrats are permissible candidates for election to public office.Read more »
A Superior Court judge has ordered a new election on Oct. 2 in the deadlocked Democratic primary for the 5th General Assembly District. Judge A. Susan Peck scheduled the new vote after an uncounted absentee ballot with the potential to decide the race was opened in court Wednesday afternoon — and was found to be cast for the third candidate in the race.Read more »
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