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Author: William O. Jenkins, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: ensuring, registration, eligible, citizens, vote, voter, managing, selected, views, local, election, officials, elections
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 2006-03-01
ISBN-10: 1422304469
ISBN-13: 9781422304464

Processing voter registration applications & maintaining voter registration lists can result in individuals arriving at polls on Election Day to find they were not listed as registered. Local election officials in 14 jurisdictions in 7 states (AZ, CA, MI, NY, TX, VA, & WI) were surveyed to obtain their views on managing voter registration for the 2004 election. This report discusses election officials' characterization of: challenges receiving voter registration appl's., including checking them for completeness; (2) removing voters' names from voter registration lists & ensuring that names wer
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Author: Casey L. Addis
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: elections, presidential, iran
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918832
ISBN-13: 9781437918830

On June 12, 2009, following a heated campaign between reformist candidate Mir Hussein Musavi and incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranians turned out in record numbers to vote in the presidential election. Shortly after the polls closed, the Interior Minister announced that Pres. Ahmadinejad had been reelected by a 62% margin. The announcement was followed by allegations of vote rigging and election fraud. Public demon. were held in several major cities. Contents: Recent Developments; Iranżs 2009 Presidential Election; Candidates and Campaigns; Election and Results; Allegations of Fra
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, election, officials, elections, officer, local, union, conducting
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 1997-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788146513
ISBN-13: 9780788146510

This guide is designed to be an easy-to-use reference based on the law & regulations as well as the knowledge & experience of the U.S. Dept. of Labor staff. It will take you step-by-step through the election process, help you to identify your responsibilities during each step, & provide suggestions to make your job easier. Except for the first chapter, each chapter is divided into three parts. RequirementsÓ has essential information about the standards for conducting elections, SuggestionsÓ provides practical tips for election officials, & Common PitfallsÓ warns of mistakes often made in un
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Author: Nabajyoti Barkakati
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congressional, 13th, florida, district, statement, used, equipment, status, gao, review, voting, elections
Number of Pages: 283
Published: 2008-10
ISBN-10: 1428987525
ISBN-13: 9781428987524

In Nov. 2006, about 18,000 under-votes were reported in Sarasota County (SC) in the race for Floridażs 13th Cong. Dist. Assistance was sought to determine whether the voting systems contributed to the large under-vote in SC. This review discusses: What voting systems & equip. were used in SC & what processes governed their use?; What was the scope of the under-vote in SC in the gen. election?; To what extent were tests conducted on the voting systems in SC prior to the gen. election & what were the results of those tests?; & Considering the tests that were conducted on the voting systems from
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Author: Anthony H. Gamboa
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: election, administration, authority, congressional, scope, elections
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2008-06
ISBN-10: 1437902138
ISBN-13: 9781437902136

Reviews: (1) the constitutional framework for the admin. of elections, focusing on congressż authority to regulate congressional, pres., and state and local elections; and (2) major fed. statutes enacted in the area of election admin. In summary, the constitutional framework for elections contemplates both state and fed. roles. States are responsible for the admin. of both their own elections and fed. elections. States regulate various phases of the elections process and in turn incur the costs associated with these activities. However, Congress has authority to legislate in the admin. of ele
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Author: Thomas H. Neale
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: contemporary, developments, perspectives, vacancies, senate, filling
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437939414
ISBN-13: 9781437939415

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The use of temporary appointments to fill Senate vacancies is an original provision of the U.S. Constitution. The practice was revised by the 17th Amend., which substituted direct popular election of Senators for choice by state legislatures; it also changed the requirements for Senate vacancies, by specifically directing the state governors to żissue writs of election to fill such vacancies.ż Contents of this report: Intro.; Constitutional Origins of the Vacancies Clause; The 17th Amend.; Support Grows for Direct Election of U
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Author: Dana E. Chisnell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: documentation, system, voting, guide, style
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437913458
ISBN-13: 9781437913453

This style guide is a product of the voting system standards and test methods research at NIST. The most recent version of the tech. standard, the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines of Aug. 2007, contains requirements for the usability of documentation used by poll workers and election support staff. The approach to testing these requirements has two components: (1) Style guide incorporating best practices for voting system documentation; (2) Test protocol for voting system test labs. to use to measure the usability of instructions supplied by voting system manufacturers for election workers.
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