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Californians Call for a Grand Jury Investigation of the Primary

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

WatchtheVoteUSA.com is taking declarations from Californians, to show a jury of their peers the various ways in which voters were disenfranchised.

Snagged Votes In Los Angeles

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

In California, people who identify as 'independent' register as No Party Preference, however, they are allowed to vote for president using a special Democratic, American Independent Party, or Libertarian crossover ballot in counties which opted to use them.

L.A. Primary Mired in Voting Problems

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 06.08.2016 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

Based on reports from across the city, two types of problems stood out over most: ballot reader malfunctions at polling places and confusion over NPP (No Party Preference) Voters, independent voters who are allowed to vote in the Democratic Party but need a crossover ballot to do so.

LA's Top Elections Official Answers Questions About June 7 Primary

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.24.2016 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

The upcoming June 7th primary in California has increased attention to how Angelenos will vote in an election where over a third of registered voters are not registered with any political party.

Rebuilding the Great Equalizer

Seth M.M. Stodder | Posted 05.31.2014 | Education
Seth M.M. Stodder

America's balance wheel is malfunctioning. Instead of operating as the "great equalizer," our education system is making our society ever more separate and unequal.

All The Way With NPP

Seth M.M. Stodder | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics
Seth M.M. Stodder

Why should America's political system be immune to this wave of innovation?

Panetta Starts Singing Contractors' Tune After Closed-Door Meeting

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

Panetta and his counterparts in the war industry can play Chicken Little all they want about war budget spending cuts, but they can't change the simple fact that military spending is terrible at creating jobs.

Young Filmmakers Decry the Trillion-Dollar Cost of Two Dumb Wars

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Derrick Crowe

What would you do with $1 trillion? Unfortunately, one of Washington, D.C.'s answers over the last decade has been, "waste it on two wars that make us less safe and cause deep suffering at home and abroad."