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Election Night, Do Not Concede: Open Letter Signed By Gore Vidal & Others

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

It is reasonable to once again expect further manipulation on election night by some Republican officials, as in 2004; should we also expect Democrats to once again concede in the face of fraud?

Call him Big Money Mitch

David Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Donnelly

The voters in Kentucky are beginning to sour on their Senator Mitch McConnell. Three polls in a week show him in a battle for re-election -- all show his lead within the margin of error.

Looking to Connecticut for Change

Nick Nyhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Nyhart

The State Election Enforcement Commission in Connecticut announced that 75% of candidates for the state legislature have qualified and received funds under the state's Clean Elections program.

Flaws In DuPage County Voting Machines?

Naperville Sun | Bill Mego | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A month ago, when I asked the DuPage County Election Commission to tell us how it is dealing with the known dangers of electronic voting, the number o...

It's Wrong to Count People Who Don't Vote

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

People who have died or moved and are still on the voter rolls.

Obama's Small Donors vs. Congress' Big Money?

David Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Donnelly

The truth is that the public financing system for presidential races has long been outmoded and the blame for the system's failure is at Congress' doorstep, not Obama's.