The FBI arrested New York state Sen. Malcolm A. Smith (D) and five others including Republican New York City Councilman Daniel J. Halloran III in an elaborate plot to secure Smith the Republican mayoral nomination for New York City.
Ballot access rules and laws for political parties and candidates impact your rights. In the United States, where two parities dominate, ballot access criteria are set on a state by state basis. With nine parties, New York has the most political pa
Though the Voting Rights Act was overwhelming reauthorized by Congress in 2006, the five Republican justices on the U.S. Supreme Court may gut the law in the name of “states’ rights.” Justice Scalia led the way with provocative, offensive and even we
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was torn to shreds in the media for calling the Voting Rights Act a "racial entitlement" during heated arguments last week.
PRESIDENT Rafael Correa and his party Alianza País obtained a resounding victory in Ecuador’s February 17 general elections, leaving the right-wing opposition and fragmented small groups far behind at the polls.
The chances that former MTA head Joe Lhota will become the next Mayor of New York City seem small right now, but some of NYC's wealthiest are throwing their money behind him anyway, the NYT reports.
Can you imagine a rapper not only not voting for Obama but also being a Libertarian? So said Grammy Award-winning rapper Antwan Andre Patton, aka Big Boi formerly of the duo OutKast, during an interview with HuffPost Live Friday (video follows wit
Shortly after the ink dried on the Constitution, power hungry statists immediately began working to expand the federal government beyond its delegated authority under the Constitution.
America has always been a bastion of liberty and a home of innovation; that’s true now more than ever. The truth is that working for liberty in America is also working for liberty everywhere else in the world.
Rupert Murdoch’s Bid to Persuade Gen. David Petraeus to Run as Republican Candidate in the 2012 Presidential Election - Why the Washington Post killed the story of Murdoch’s bid to buy the US presidency
Nevine Mustafa finally had enough after 10 hours of waiting to cast her "no" vote in Egypt's referendum on a highly disputed draft constitution.
The same voting patterns crop up in every country that shares a particular type of electoral system, say sociophysicists
The U.S. should consider automatically registering eligible voters and extending voting hours to counter the November election’s long lines and administrative hurdles, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
High Court Seen Likely to Reverse Bannings
"The #1 responsibility for each of us is to change ourselves with hope that others will follow. This is of greater importance than working on changing the government; that is secondary to promoting a virtuous society..."
Morocco’s moderate Islamist Party of Justice and Development swept to power in historic elections last year in the wake of Arab Spring protests that brought hopes of change.
Opponents who accuse Mohamed Morsi of launching constitutional coup clash with Islamist president's supporters
Maria Miller has urged the Church of England to review its internal democracy, describing it as not reflective of the overwhelming views of its members following its botched attempt to allow women to become bishops.
Two weeks ago, Barack Obama was triumphantly re-elected as US president. The strange thing is that the votes are still being counted 14 days later.
Election Rigging a Real and Present Danger.
Email from city clerk Patty Little reveals calcuation errors in their original results. I had originally contacted the clerk's office when the votes for the race I was in just weren't adding up right according to their official campaign report.
A Florida man who was upset about the presidential election results was found dead in his apartment after threatening to commit suicide if Barack Obama is reelected president.
Dr. Phranq Tamburri (Naturopathic Physician and r3VOLutionary) talks about the recent elections, Obamacare, and the future...
Watch this little video. Its very timely and one that you will want to pass around to those who need another little, but gentler nudge to WAKE UP!
A Mesa man is in critical condition after his wife allegedly ran him down in a parking lot because he did not vote.
The news networks don't just report election news, they create it. But do they also conspire to control election results? Voter News Service (VNS) is a top-secret private consortium owned by ABC News, The Associated Press, CBS News, CNN, Fox News, an
Josh Irino and Justin Paup of Property Six, a local Phoenix Band, share their experience as official election observers representing the Libertarian Party
They burned through as much as $1 billion and failed to light a fire under the American electorate. Public recriminations are delicious to watch as America's boorish rich rag on each other. "Congratulations Karl Rove on blowing $400 million this cyc
A full three days after the GOP took a shellacking in the general election, as many as 19 reasons have been put for the by both parties, pundits and the corporate media as they grope for explanations.
It was widely reported that the Democrats and Republicans finished one-two in the US presidential election on Tuesday, but the fact that the Libertarians finished in third and the Greens in fourth did not receive much coverage in the media.