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All posts tagged election 2012

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Korea joins other nations as its voters choose new president

On Dec. 30, 2011, Fareed Zakaria, a CNN foreign affairs journalist and writer, posited that if 2011 had been a year of ...

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The Internet and Proposition 35

The constitutionality of a proposition to require registered sex offenders to disclose internet activities and identitie...

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Presidential election spending up from 2008

An estimated $6 billion was spent on the 2012 election cycle, which is almost $700 million more than the previous record...

One of ORCA's functions was supposed to call citizens reminding them to vote on election day.  Wikimedia
ORCA vs. Narwhal offers lessons in campaign technology

This campaign season we saw the rise of memes and GIFs as political communicators. While it is unclear that they had any...

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Barack Obama edges out Romney in Electoral College, popular vote

No matter which party you identify most strongly with, Tuesday night was a rollercoaster ride of emotions and expectatio...

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Five candidates run for Michigan 76th district

Five candidates are vying for the 76th District State Representative seat in Michigan in the Nov. 6 election. Incumbent ...

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Michigan residents to vote on renewable energy proposal

Douglas Jester of Michigan Energy Michigan Jobs and Ken Sikkema of Clean Affordable Renewable Energy for Michigan Coalit...

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The informed voter: true confrontation

Watch every existing episode of “Say Yes to the Dress,” fight a water buffalo, actually take the time to floss my te...

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Proposal aims to decriminalize marijuana in Grand Rapids

On the ballot in Grand Rapids on Nov.6 will be a proposal to decriminalize the possession of marijuana. The proposal wou...

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Campaigns see Latino voters as deciders in three key states

For the current election, campaigns see Latino voters as deciders in three key states: Colorado, Florida and Nevada. In ...