North Carolina Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Plan

The congressional lines in that state are changing. Last month, a state court blocked North Carolina's congressional map from being used in 2020. They ruled it was an extreme ...

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Military hawk Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka election

Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won Sri Lanka's eighth presidential election, with ultranationalist support...

discovered 4 months ago on Nikkei Asian Review
Atlanta may have its own AOC

For a woman who grew up in the Gwinnett County suburbs northeast of Atlanta as the daughter of South Asian immigrants, Nabilah Islam isn't that unusual....

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The Battle for the Senate

The fight to dislodge Donald Trump from the presidency has sparked unprecedented interest in the 2020 Democratic primary, drawing dozens of candidates,...

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British politics is changing dramatically – and the left sees an opportunity

These cliches are often trotted out in the pages of party manifestos. They represent an opportunity...

discovered 4 months ago on The Conversation via Yahoo News UK
Wisconsin conservative activists fired up for President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign

Joe Handrick told around 200 activists gathered for the Conservative Political Education Conference....

discovered 4 months ago on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Election 2019: Will the Reds dominate Merseyside?

Internal selection battles have seen factions within the party split, with some very public rows. The electoral map is about as red as it gets in this...

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Nikki Haley fires the first shot in the GOP's post-Trump war

Subtly but unmistakably, Haley has signaled she will not side with those desiring to return the...

discovered 4 months ago on The Hill
POLITICO predicts the 2020 election

The 2020 forecast comes after a successful 2018: Of 435 House races, POLITICO only rated 22 as “toss-ups” and missed just three contests in which we...

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Here's the plan to subvert the Electoral College without amending the Constitution

If you think the Electoral College should be scrapped because it sometimes results in getting a...

discovered 4 months ago on Boing Boing
NC Senate To Take Up New Congressional Map

(R-Harnett) urges fellow lawmakers to support the newly drawn congressional district map. The North Carolina Senate could vote Friday on newly redrawn...

discovered 4 months ago on WUNC Chapel Hill
Japan’s electoral map favours the ruling party

THE ELECTION in July for the upper house of Japan’s parliament was “remarkably unfair”, Kazuhiko Tomita, a judge on the northerly island of Hokkaido,...

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Pence visit to Wisconsin launches focus on three battleground states

Vice President Mike Pence will begin a push on Wednesday to bolster President Donald Trump's...

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Thursday morning news briefing: Nigel Farage offered 11th-hour election deal

An electoral pact is on the table, but will Nigel Farage take it? The Conservatives have offered the...

discovered 4 months ago on The Telegraph via Yahoo News UK
As Boris redraws the political map, he's changing what it means to be a Tory

If the polls are to be believed, Boris Johnson is redrawing the electoral map. If he succeeds, he...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Telegraph
Virginia votes: Pivotal elections will decide control of General Assembly, set stage for...

Polls are open statewide Tuesday from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m., and turnout is key.

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This election is a bigger test for the PM than most assume

Elections are too often compared to those which have gone before.

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Capitol Week in Review: Tolls 2.0 and a recap of local elections

With municipal elections this past Tuesday, this edition of Capitol Watch is decidedly...

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Opinion | Eric Holder Takes Virginia

Holder was launching the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, committed to domination of electoral mapmaking through the courts and legislatures....

discovered 4 months ago on The Wall Street Journal
Trump's well-oiled campaign has everything planned — except Trump

President Donald Trump fiddled for months with a 2020 election message that would be ready for...

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The Billionaire’s Burden: Running for President

The simplest explanation of a Bloomberg candidacy is that billionaires are under attack (rhetorically, not yet from torch-and-pitchfork mobs), and that...

discovered 4 months ago on New Republic
Top Shiite leader backs UN plan to resolve Iraqi crisis

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s most powerful Shiite religious leader said Monday he backs a U.N. road map aimed at...

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UK election 2019: what we'll be covering – and what we won't

For some, it’s the Grinch Election; a mid-winter trip to the polls that has slammed straight into...

discovered 4 months ago on The Conversation via Yahoo News UK
The pound soared on hopes for Tory election wins after Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will stand...

The pound is soaring after Nigel Farage, the leader of the Brexit Party, announced that his Brexit...

discovered 4 months ago on Business Insider
Opinion | Virginia Democrats finally have the opportunity to strike down gerrymandering

For years, this page has skewered politicians of both parties — in Virginia, Maryland and elsewhere...

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