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  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 10:17 A.M.

    Hearing on voting rights turns partisan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and Republicans sparred Wednesday over whether voter ID laws, attempts to purge voter rolls and restricted early voting were legitimate efforts to stop fraud or …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 2012, 1:46 P.M.

    Jockeying under way to replace Rep. Jackson Jr.

    CHICAGO (AP) — The jockeying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. began before the ink was dry on the former congressman’s resignation letter. Among those expressing an interest: Chicago aldermen, a …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 1:40 P.M.

    House race in South Fla., 7 other contests drag on

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Election Day has come and gone and Republican Rep. Allen West is still fighting for votes — in the courtroom. West, the freshman tea …

  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 2:38 P.M.

    Despite storm damage, election officials hopeful

    NEW YORK (AP) — Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold an national election in storm-ravaged sections …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2012, 2:31 P.M.

    Storm-wracked states prepare for Election Day

    NEW YORK (AP) — Election officials were ordering generators, moving voting locations and figuring out how to transport poll workers displaced from coastal areas as Tuesday’s presidential election became the …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012, 4:20 P.M.

    Mont. Indians sue over lack of election services

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Fifteen Native Americans are suing state and county officials over a lack of election services on three Montana reservations, saying their inability to vote early or …

  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 30, 2012, 8:39 A.M.

    Miami-based Venezuelans to vote in New Orleans

    MIAMI (AP) — By bus and car, commercial flight and charter, U.S.-based Venezuelans are traveling en masse to New Orleans in the coming days, spending hundreds of dollars and in …

  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012, 8:41 A.M.

    Voter registration problems widening in Florida

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What first appeared to be an isolated problem in one Florida county has now spread statewide, with election officials in nine counties informing prosecutors or state …

  • MONDAY, SEPT. 24, 2012, 12:50 A.M.

    South Carolina voter ID gets judges’ scrutiny

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Recognizing this year’s elections are just a few weeks away, a panel of three federal judges questioned on Monday whether South Carolina should wait until 2014 to …



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