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'The Daily Show' Has A Solution For America's Outdated Voting Machines

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.10.2015 | Comedy

Voting. It's how Americans like to compete against one another, even though everyone seems to be losing. On Monday, "Daily Show" correspondent Ronny C...

Find Your Polling Place

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

Tuesday is Election Day, and some Americans are heading to the polls to make their voices heard.  Kentucky and Mississippi voters are casting the...

With Automatic Voter Registration, Illinois Poised to Reduce Recidivism

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 11.02.2015 | Chicago
Chandra Bozelko

If the Illinois General Assembly passes Senate Bill 2134 - automatic voter registration - it may not increase voter participation as much as anticipated but it could be one of the most effective anti-crime laws in the state.

Undocumented Voter: Running for Office in Texas

Tony_Diaz | Posted 10.29.2015 | Latino Voices

I'm running for Aldine School Board because I'm an activist, and I will stand up when the system is wrong, but life would be better if we can inspire the system to stay on course. We must not accept a system that takes the joy out of learning and teaching.

To Those Of You Who Feel the Bern

Laura J. Akers | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Laura J. Akers

Support your candidate. Sing his praises to the sky. But remember that the primary is not the whole game. In fact, remember that this is not a game. That this is not about your guy winning. This is about making our country -- all of it, in a lot of different arenas -- a better place.

Latino Conference High Hopes For 2016 Election

Pita S. Juarez | Posted 10.19.2015 | Latino Voices
Pita S. Juarez

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Policy Forum is a four-day conference that takes place every year in Washington D.C. during Hispanic Heritage Month with a mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through education, empowerment and connection in order to shape the nation's future.

All-In for the Primaries

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

Democracy is better served when more people participate. Let's open our primary process to all voters.

It's National Voter Registration Day. Here's How You Can Register To Vote.

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and what better way to celebrate than to ensure your ability to vote? You can do so by submitting a ...

Stare Deep Into Kendall Jenner's Eyes While She Tells You To Vote

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

First Kanye wants to run for President, and now Kendall Jenner wants you millennials to vote. In a new video produced on behalf of...

What's Really Behind the SNP's Revival of the Referendum?

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 09.19.2015 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

This week, Nicola Sturgeon, and Alex Salmond launched a coordinated campaign to revive the question of Scottish independence. Salmond has decided that last year's referendum had not been, after all, a once-in-a-generation event, as he had previously claimed, and Sturgeon is already counting the final days of the Union.

Third Election In A Year Will Cost Greece Millions

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.17.2015 | World

This Sunday’s elections in Greece will cost the cash-strapped nation an estimated 33.2 million euros, or almost $37.5 million, the country&rsqu...

Small Parties Hope To Claim Their Share In Greece's Elections

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.15.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- With the Sept. 20 snap elections fast approaching and the future of Greece up in the air, some small parties are hoping they can fi...

5 Ways Leaders Survive Election Season at Work

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Yes, election season is upon us, and believe it or not, it is possible to survive election cycles with your leadership integrity and the trust of your team intact. Use these five practical tips to avoid sabotaging your team's success with your own personal political biases.

It's Been 50 Years Since The Voting Rights Act And Black Churches Are Still Fighting Voting Restrictions

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.07.2015 | Religion

 (RNS) Fifty years after the signing of the Voting Rights Act, the president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention said black churches w...

From Ire to Investment: The Latino Vote

Nicole Castillo | Posted 08.03.2015 | Latino Voices
Nicole Castillo

In 2016, rather than conversations about who is courting us for their vote, let's start thinking about who we want to elect, what kind of candidates we want to see, and start investing in them, because the only way that the system will become one that works for us, is if we start working it.

Turkey Appears Headed For New Elections

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

ANKARA, July 31 (Reuters) - Turkey looks increasingly likely to face an early election as its air strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Islam...

Open Letter to Donald Trump -- News Flash! Some Breast-Pumping Moms Have to Work Because They Aren't Billionaires!

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
Janet Eve Josselyn

Not every new mom is able or willing to stay at home after the birth of her child so that she can pump breast milk in the privacy of her own home. No man will ever understand how difficult it is for a woman to go back to work full-time after the birth of a child, whether she wants to or not.

Donald Trump: The Bull in a China Shop

Charlotte Laws | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment
Charlotte Laws

Donald Trump is the bull in a china shop, and I mean that in the nicest way. His competitors, delicate breakables, are lined up on the shelf, concerned that any bold move could topple them to the ground.

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

Beware: Not All States Want You to Vote

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Some politicians have tried to manipulate voting laws for their benefit, that's not right. We need integrity in our elections and voting that's free, fair, and accessible.

Is the Marijuana Vote Up for Grabs?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

On one issue, though, there is a sizeable (and growing) bloc of voters who are not only cross-partisan but also so committed they could be called "single-issue voters." I'm speaking of the marijuana vote. And it could be up for grabs next year.

Scary Stupid Senators' Stunts

Gerry Myers | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Gerry Myers

Democrats need to find their voice. In 2016 there are 198 Democratic seats in the Senate and House that will be up for election.

Why I Choose to Be the Annoying Friend

Mac Grambauer | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Mac Grambauer

I am an annoying friend. I am the person that gets unfollowed on Facebook and that people avoid mentioning certain topics around. I am the friend constantly sharing petition and calls to action, political articles and news stories. At parties, I am the one that shouts at friends to go vote, and lectures siblings when they don't update their voter registration address

Speak Up and Give Back if You Want the Economy to Improve

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

No one is arguing for complete equality of income. Not even close. We celebrate the success of the One Percent, and rightly so. All we ask, especially in this time of giving, is for the compassion, the humility, the shared experience that existed only a few decades ago.

See Your Vote Count With Official Illinois Election Totals

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.01.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

The Illinois State Board of Elections on Nov. 30 certified the results of the Nov. 4 election. Reviewing the official results revealed a few close calls that could have had big effects but for a handful of votes.