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Six Reasons to Write in Mike Duggan for Mayor of Detroit on Aug. 6

Nick Norton | Posted 09.30.2013 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Duggan himself hesitated to relaunch his campaign. His supporters throughout the city, though, changed his mind. So why should the people of Detroit pick Mike Duggan as their man, write down his name, and fill in that circle on the ballot?

Europe's Hottest Summer Destinations for 2013

minube | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
minube

Featuring everything from idyllic Mediterranean getaways to the breathtaking landscapes of Scandinavia, here's the list of Europe Hottest Summer Destinations for 2013, straight from thousands of real travelers.

The Texas Spring: How Wendy Davis Is Taking on the Good Ole Boys

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

What Rick Perry and the GOP did by not only calling a special session to close virtually every abortion clinic in Texas, but also changing the date on the votes that took place after midnight, was a disgraceful slap in the face of all citizens everywhere. And they did not get away with it.

Who the Supreme Court Protects with the Voting Rights Decisions

Viviana Hurtado | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Viviana Hurtado

It is true that elections are tight and every vote counts. But does finding a few bad ballots trump the constitutionally protected right of the 30,000 Arizonans who were denied theirs or the millions of others living in the states and counties covered by the Voting Rights Act?

Sacred Rites of Spring: Voting

Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr. | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr.

All I see is my screen go blank, after which I deposit my card with some church volunteers who place it on an open stack and hand me an "I Voted" sticker. Did I really?, I now wonder.

Election in Iran: Rafsanjani's Disqualification Anchors the Islamic Republic in Securitarianism

Milad Jokar | Posted 07.28.2013 | World
Milad Jokar

Iran is located in the middle of a region which is on the edge of conflagration. A destabilization of the regime would not only undermine the stability of its power; it would also put the Iranian nation at stake and potentially collapse the regional balances of power.

A Tale of Two Birthdays: LGBTQ Violence

Sue Kerr | Posted 07.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

What will you do to push back? Will you sign a petition about the Boy Scouts or challenging the use of the word "tranny" at 7-Eleven? Will you march? Will you join an email list? Volunteer?

Election Day: The Battle in Pakistan & Washington to Stop Imran Khan

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Whether or not Khan's party wins big on Saturday, it's already won the hearts and minds of tens of millions of Pakistanis. And that alone seems to be the most threatening thing of all.

Gentle Pressure

David Trumble | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
David Trumble

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Who Is The Most Powerful Dynamic Duo In Black Culture? (VOTE)

Posted 12.26.2012 | Black Voices

After giving the rundown on our 21 runners-up, and weeks of chronicling our finalists, there’s little left for us to say on who we believe dominate ...

The Education Gap In Youth Civic Engagement

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.28.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee In the 2012 presidential election, young people with college experience were much more likely to vote, than young people without colleg...

How Would Your Colleagues Vote?

Sara Canaday | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Sara Canaday

If you were on the ballot for advancement as a corporate leader, how would your colleagues vote?

Army Lessons Learned and the Vote

Harold Ross | Posted 01.21.2013 | Black Voices
Harold Ross

My vote is not a Christmas gift, some toy or clothing item that I'm allowed to play with or wear from time to time. It is learned, informed and dedicated to the self-evident truth that fair and equal citizenship for American men and women is inherent in the American dream.

What Muslim Vote?

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Citizenship in this country and the promise to follow its laws is a contract under Islam; therefore, following the laws of the country we live in is a religious mandate for Muslims. So just watch us vote.

Enthusiasm Doesn't Always Equal Votes

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: CIRCLE The graph above tracks two measures of youth enthusiasm compared with youth voter turnout over five presidential elections. By:...

Who Really Won the Election? Democracy

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Deborah J. Vagins

Overcoming a wave of voter suppression laws, misinformation, long lines, longer lies and Hurricane Sandy, millions of people still had their voices heard and ensured their votes counted.

High Youth Turnout For Obama: Was it HOPE?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.08.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: CHAZ HUBBARD/Youth Radio Nick Johnson, 21, student at Diablo Valley College. By Luis Flores and Chaz Hubbard Between 22 and 23 milli...

Ignore Young Voters At Your Own Peril, Says CIRCLE Analyst

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, is the only institution to estim...

A Good Day in America

Sheila Quirke | Posted 01.07.2013 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

I distinctly remember the metallic noise of the curtain closing behind my Mom and I as she entered her votes. The curtains were blue and scratchy and the booth was small. I liked being inside, as the mysteries of voting were a lot less mysterious in there.

Voting #FAIL: Sometimes, It Is Too Hard To Vote

Posted 11.06.2012 | College

Sometimes, voting is tough. Too tough to do in a timely or effective manner. Especially for us college students. Thus, we here at HuffPost Colle...

2008 Election's Biggest Videos: YouTube Flashback

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.

MinorsVote.com Lets Young People Get Political

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: www.minorsvote.com By: Ashley Williams With election day upon us, some young people aren’t taking advantage of the chance the...

A Guide: Where Can I Vote Today?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Looking for where you can vote in the election today? When you type the location of where you are registered to vote in the tool below from Google,...

PHOTOS: Candidates Cast Ballots, You Should Too

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

It's time to vote, America. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, as well as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his run...

The Dirty Tricks of the 'No on 37' Campaign Are Nothing New

Andrew Gunther | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Andrew Gunther

If there is one thing that the "No on 37" campaign can say with complete honesty, it's that they have ready access to literally millions of dollars, all kindly donated by the world's largest biotechnology and pesticide producers and food industry leaders.