Voting is important over and over and over again."Your vote counts.""You can make a difference.""If you don't vote now, don't complain later."Nope...the public is one-tenth of the poll vote, and the other voting members on the selection...
Ohio vote leaves pot's future in question

...future Wednesday after the resounding defeat of an effort to legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational use in a single vote - though few believe the fight is over.The proposal rejected by voters on Tuesday is expected to be followed in 2016 by a more...
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Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

...legalized both recreational and medical marijuana in a single vote - a vote-getting strategy that was being watched as a test case...2015 statewide ballots.With three-quarters of the votes counted, the issue was losing 65 percent to 35 percent...
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Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...the Democratic National Committee.Superdelegates have 712 votes at the national convention and comprise about 30 percent of...Olson said he's divided. When he could first register to vote in 1992, he did so as a Democrat because he was inspired by...
Jeb Bush files for Alaska GOP preference poll

...many ways reflect the bedrock conservative principles of limited government and more freedom. National delegates will be chosen at the April 28 state convention in Fairbanks and will be bound by the votes of the presidential preference poll.
Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

...and vowed to work with her to ensure a smooth transition.Official election results showed Biskupski won 52 percent of the votes to defeat Becker."Serving as mayor of Salt Lake City has been the richest working experience of my life," Becker told reporters...
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Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine

...from a total population of about 1.3 million. Their legislative representatives are permitted to introduce bills, but their votes are not counted. And doubts linger about whether they will participate in Maine's coming legislative season after the last...
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Alaska Editorial: Calming effect

...Walker's plan to authorize $157 million by a vote of 16-3, followed by a 39-0 House vote. TransCanada would receive $68 million...proposals such as the one with TransCanada and vote. Unlike past votes regarding Alaska's natural resources that...
Glasses half empty at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

...expect that Juneau will encounter some economic hardships in 2016. The doom-and-gloom response received 12 percent of the votes. The overly cheery response received 8 percent and 16 percent of respondents said they are not particularly worried headeing...
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...commanded the support of nine Senate Democrats when it came up for a vote at the beginning of this year. That includes some lawmakers...plan, as he's promised to do. Democrats insist most such votes will only help them, given polling data showing the majority...
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