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  • Pros and cons of proxies in association elections

    Pros and cons of proxies in association elections
    The annual meeting at a community association can be a giant headache. Some associations can't draw enough owners to vote for board members. Others have so many eager candidates that elections are contentious and sometimes challenged in court. Blame the...
  • Goodbye, Broward voting lines: Upgrade planned for polls

    Goodbye, Broward voting lines: Upgrade planned for polls
    A voting system for Broward that might have set the gold standard for elections — smooth, and free of delays — was rejected by the county. But an elections upgrade is coming. Call it the silver version. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes...
  • Academy Says Electronic Oscar Voting Will Be Easier This Year

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences says its electronic voting has been significantly streamlined this year, with no compromises to the system's security. In an email sent today, AMPAS reminds members that they must be up-to-date in dues in...
  • Election fantasies: 9 ideas to ‘fix that’

     
    Pretend for a moment — and I know this is crazy, but stick with me — but just pretend that we want it to be easy for every eligible person to vote, and for the results of elections to reflect......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Republicans propose new Electoral College plan.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. He may have been defeated last session, but Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, hasn't given up on his plan to change the way Pennsylvania allocates its votes in the Electoral College. On Monday,...
  • Official: State again easing requirements to get #VoterID

     
    Good afternoon, everyone. Here's the big takeaway from this morning's Commonwealth Court session on Pennsyvlania's voter identification law: The Department of State and PennDOT have eased the requirements to get a voter-only photo identification card. And...
  • Embattled election supervisors get their day in Tally

     
    TALLAHASSEE – County election supervisors taking heat for last fall’s elections woes pointed the finger Monday at two sources of confusion and angst outside of their control — the length of last fall’s ballot and limits on early...
  • Civil rights group: Changes to states' voter laws may deter Hispanic voters.

     
    From The Washington Post this morning: "In a report to be released Monday, the civil rights group Advancement Project cites the potential impact of newly restrictive photo identification laws, proof-of-citizenship requirements and late efforts in a few...
  • Court issues preliminary injunction in #VoterID case.

     
    Pennsylvanians will still have to show photo identification at the polls during the Nov. 6 general election, but they won’t be barred from voting if they don’t have it, a state court judge has ruled. In an 18-page ruling issued......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Official says Ed Sect'y Tomalis overstated cheating.

     
    Good Friday Morning Fellow Seekers. The chairwoman of an advisory group is dispiuting Pennsyvlania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis' claim that his efforts to stop cheating had caused a statewide drop in standardized test scores, our Mothership colleague...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: #VoterID, the morning after.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy morning here at Capitol Ideas World HQ and we're severely undercaffeinated, so we'll dispense with the usual pleasantries and just dive right into a quick-hit roundup of the rest and the best......
  • PA judge blocks #VoterID law from taking effect in November.

     
    A state judge has blocked Pennsylvania’s tough voter-identification law from taking effect during the November election. In an 18-page ruling issued Tuesday, Commonwealth Court Judge Robert E. Simpson said he wasn’t convinced that the...