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Maduro Wins Venezuela Election Amid Widespread Disillusionment

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolás Maduro won a second term as president of Venezuela, a country in the midst of a historic economic collapse marked by soaring prices, widespread hunger, rampant crime, a failing health system [...]
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Iraqi Election Front-Runner Moktada al-Sadr Courts Partners to Govern

The front-runner in Iraqi elections, the populist Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr, wasted little time trying to prove to potential allies that he is serious about shaking up the government and cleaning up corruption as he worked to cobble [...]
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2018 West Virginia Election Results

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LIVE results last updated May 8, 2018 10:21 p.m. EDT U.S. Senate Democrat primary 69.8% Joe Manchin 98925 WINNER 30.2% Paula Jean Swearengin 42899 Republican primary 35% Patrick [...]
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Paul Ryan: Sure Would Be A Shame If Some Election Stopped Our Cover-Ups For Trump

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
Probably getting a ‘clarification’ ready right now We think the stress of having a majority in the White House and Congress may be getting to Republicans. They don’t have Barack Obama to yell at anymore — not that they don’t still [...]
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GOP civil war in Ohio threatens another special election loss

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Republicans’ latest special election headache is unfolding in central Ohio, where a chaotic primary has divided the party and stoked fears of losing another seat in Donald Trump territory to Democrats. The race pits the two [...]
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Battle-scarred Rahm stares down toughest election ever

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CHICAGO — For the past 25 years, Rahm Emanuel has been involved in political trench warfare ranging from NAFTA to the 2006 Democratic House takeover to the Affordable Care Act. Emanuel’s bid for a third term as Chicago mayor [...]
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Arizona Didn’t Send 140,000 Voter IDs Before Today’s Special Election. GO VOTE ANYWAY.

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
Also bungled printing ‘Vote tit matters’ flyers. In the great state of Arizona, where long lines at crowded polling places, fake accusations of “voter fraud,” and miscellaneous fuckery like the time a GOP consultant paid random street [...]
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Hungary Election Was Free but Not Entirely Fair, Observers Say

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While taking the government to task for the way the campaign was conducted, including not allowing civilian monitors, the O.S.C.E. found no problems with the execution of the election itself, where more than 8.3 million people were registered [...]
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NRA Didn’t Use Any Dirty Russian Money In 2016 Election … Oh You Mean THAT Dirty Russian Money?

2 months ago | 0 comment
Just Trump making mouth love to the NRA, like he does. We’ve had several posts lately on the weird, maybe-legal-maybe-not role the NRA played in the 2016 election. We know there are weird wealthy Russians like this guy Alexander Torshin who [...]
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For as Little as $3 a Vote, Egyptians Trudge to Election Stations

2 months ago | 0 comment
Carrots were reinforced with sticks. The state news agency reminded Egyptians that failing to vote was an offense punishable by fines of up to $ 28, a threat rarely acted upon in previous elections. In Assiut and Minya provinces, police [...]