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Chavez back in Venezuela, stirs succession talk

...extended for another 90 days.A third scenario would be the status quo, Carrasquero said, but sooner or later, a new presidential vote seems "inevitable." He and other analysts say it's hard to predict how long that might take.The Venezuelan...
This Day in History

...Bush. Earlier, Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris had rejected requests from the counties to update presidential vote totals with the results of hand recounts under way at Gore's urging. In 2004, the White House announced that...
This Day in History

...S. Supreme Court heard arguments from lawyers representing George W. Bush and Al Gore concerning the Florida presidential vote recount. Shortstop Alex Rodriguez agreed to a $252 million deal with the Texas Rangers.
Bush margin shrinks

...candidate. Three lawsuits, two in state court and one in federal court, were filed in Palm Beach County seeking a new presidential vote in the county. The federal lawsuit, filed by a Boca Raton man who said he voted by mistake for Buchanan instead...
Reactions to Florida Supreme Court ruling

...Democratic counties must be included in Florida's presidential vote totals, as long as they are done by Nov. 27...principle that should govern the counting of Florida's presidential votes. As many votes as possible that were cast in good...
A president by popular vote

...passed.Now a legislator in Pennsylvania is proposing a change in that state's election law that would bring the presidential vote there closer to the one-person, one-vote principle that is at the heart of a popular vote. Senate Majority...
Gingrich says rivals' criticism taking a toll

...toll as Mitt Romney stepped up insider attacks Saturday in hopes of regaining front-runner status with the first presidential vote little more than two weeks away.Gingrich, the former House speaker enjoying a late surge in the polls, pledged...
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My Turn: Some negative effects of the national popular vote proposal

...the National Popular Vote, states would choose to join a compact agreement with other states. Under this plan, presidential votes from these compacted states would be pooled together. Alaska's 350,000 votes for president could be pooled...
Let's uphold majority rule with ranked choice voting

...curbing the increasingly negative character of campaigns. Debated vigorously when Ross Perot earned 19 percent of the presidential vote in 1992 and Ralph Nader tipped Florida away from Al Gore in 2000, split votes have become a regular feature of our...
Nobody wins in Afghanistan's runoff election

...Moreover, the senator was in Kabul to supplement the Obama administration's efforts to lean on Karzai to hold another presidential vote, given widespread evidence that the one held in August was rigged. When Karzai claimed victory then, his main...


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