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My Turn: It's come to this: foreigners to monitor U.S. election very well and exposed some serious flaws in our electoral system. Hopefully we've made an attempt to address those...possibly form a serious opinion about the state of our electoral system. I'm guessing they don't have that kind of muscle...
New ballot irks voters

...Party ballot Governor: Dawn M. Mendias All ballots Ballot Measure 1: Initiative Implementing Alternative Voting Electoral System. This bill enacts preferential voting for state and federal elections, except governor. Voters would rank one...
Digital democracy and partisan parochialism

...Cause this week. Alaska and Minnesota both received an "A" in the state-by-state review of the nation's electoral systems one year after the fiasco in Florida that stalled the 2000 presidential election. Alaska was way ahead of the rest...
UAS professor helped with Kosovo elections is totally safe and calm." In his lecture, Anderson said he plans to cover concepts of democracy, different electoral systems and his personal observations. Julia O'Malley can be reached at .
Alaska editorial: Alaskans differ over Electoral College

...Legislature, however, made its position clear in 2001 when it overwhelmingly approved a resolution asking that the electoral system remain in its present form. Other Alaskans will disagree, to be sure. And at the center of the debate, perhaps...
Drawn to extremes in France

...coincidence. And the peculiar nature of France's electoral system makes their contest all the more fascinating - and...Like the American primaries, France's two-round electoral system helps separate the wheat from the chaff. At the...
Hawaii and race

...natives are analogous to Indian tribes and that the Constitution, for this reason, permits a certain latitude in the electoral system. Restricting the voting populace to indigenous Hawaiians, the argument goes, is not a racial restriction but a...
My Turn: Occupy protesters last hope of the middle class

...growing economy have gone to make the top 1 percent even richer.The root cause of our problems is that we have an electoral system that is fundamentally corrupted by powerful lobbyists and rich campaign contributors. Government decisions now consistently...
Ballot chaos

...supporters haven't even conducted studies or focus groups to see how it would work in Alaska. Let's not let our electoral system become completely chaotic. I plan to vote "No" on preferential voting on Aug. 27. Pauline Utter Anchorage
A response to Florida

...appeared in Thursday's Washington Post: Months after the Florida recount, an expert consensus on how to fix the electoral system is gradually emerging. On Tuesday, a commission headed by ex-presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford presented...


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