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Missouri Governor Faces New Charge: Misusing Charity List for Campaign

Prosecutors charged Governor Eric Greitens with tampering with computer data, a felony. He already faced an invasion of privacy charge.
Tags: Elections, News, Missouri, Governors, Campaign Finance, Eric, The, Eric Greitens, Greitens, Mission Continues


Op-Ed Contributor: Cynthia Nixon Can Save the Democrats (From Themselves)

If New York’s left can keep Andrew Cuomo from striding onto the national stage posing as a progressive, we can send the party a message it needs to hear.
Tags: Elections, New York, News, New York City, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, Cuomo, Sanders, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon, Democratic Party, Bernard, State Legislature, Teachout, Cynthia, Zephyr


Cynthia Nixon Can Save the Democrats (From Themselves)

If New York’s left can keep Andrew Cuomo from striding onto the national stage posing as a progressive, we can send the party a message it needs to hear.
Tags: Elections, New York, News, New York City, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, Cuomo, Sanders, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon, Democratic Party, Bernard, State Legislature, Teachout, Cynthia, Zephyr


Centrify gives states a deal on identity management software to secure midterm elections

To secure U.S. election systems from the very real threat of targeted cyberattacks, states might need to reframe their security practices to look more like they would in a tightly controlled corporate environment. To that end, Centrify, an enterprise cloud-based identity management company, is extending its security offerings to help states cover their bases as part of a “Secure the Vote” initiative. The company is encouraging state and local election boards to employ its services for basic s...
Tags: Security, TC, Politics, Elections, Government, Tech, Policy, 2016 Election, Department Of Homeland Security, National Institutes of Health NIH, U S Navy, Kemp, Centrify, Voting Machines, Tom Kemp, Election Security


Editorial Observer: Cynthia Nixon Gets Cuomo to Play to Type

The governor’s celebrity challenger has drawn out his worst, combative, instincts as she seeks to depose him.
Tags: Elections, News, Governors, New York State, Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon, Endorsements, Cynthia, Law and Legislation, Politics And Government, Andrew M


Cambridge Analytica data-raid: the number is "much greater than 87 million"

Brittany Kaiser is an ex-Cambridge Analytica employee who gave written testimony and answered questions at the UK Parliament this week in which she revealed that the Facebook apps that Cambridge Analytica used to covertly gain access to millions of users' data went far beyond the ones disclosed to date, and that the number of total users implicated is "much greater than 87 million." (more…)
Tags: Facebook, Post, Business, Corruption, Elections, UK, News, Surveillance, Parliament, Brexit, Ukpoli, Cambridge Analytica, DeleteFacebook, Brittany Kaiser, Would You Like To Take A Survey


Erdogan, Seeking to Solidify Power in Turkey, Calls for Early Elections

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey called for voting on June 24, 18 months earlier than had been expected, citing instability in Syria and Iraq.
Tags: Elections, News, Turkey, Syria, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Recep Tayyip, Politics And Government, Turkey Calls, Legislatures and Parliaments, Solidify Power


In Pro-Trump Tennessee, Democrats Count on a Familiar Face to Flip a Senate Seat

President Trump won Tennessee by a wide margin, but former Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat now running for Senate, has a track record of appealing to Republicans.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Tennessee, Blackburn, Trump, Phil, Senate Seat, Marsha, Bredesen, Phil Bredesen, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Pro Trump Tennessee


Cynthia Nixon, Battling Cuomo, Wins Endorsement of Progressive Die-Hards

The vote to back Ms. Nixon marks a big moment in her nascent campaign and a deepening philosophical and political fissure in New York’s liberal electorate.
Tags: Elections, New York, News, Governors, New York State, Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon, Endorsements, Service Employees International Union, Cynthia, Communications Workers of America, Working Families Party, Primaries and Caucuses, Andrew M


Right-Wing Presidential Contender in Brazil Is Charged With Inciting Hatred

The attorney general cited incendiary remarks made by Jair Bolsonaro, a leading candidate in the October election, about blacks, women, indigenous communities and gays.
Tags: Elections, News, Brazil, Dodge, Discrimination, Raquel, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Jair (1955-, Right Wing Presidential Contender


Flexing Their Support for Cuomo, Key Unions Leave Working Families Party

The Working Families Party may endorse Cynthia Nixon’s bid to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo, spurring the governor’s labor allies into action.
Tags: Elections, News, Governors, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon, Endorsements, Cynthia, Figueroa, Working Families Party, Organized Labor, Andrew M, Hector J, Cuomo Key Unions Leave Working Families Party


Will Democrats find a presidential hopeful at city hall, maybe even LA’s?

In this Feb. 24, 2018 photo, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Garcetti, like other Democratic mayors considering the presidential race in 2020, is hoping to show party activists that his experience running a city can preview success on the national scene. He planned to make his debut in Iowa on April 13, talking to union carpenters, seeing representatives from the Asian, Latino and LBGTQ communities and headlining a county party dinner...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York, News, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, La, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Hillary Clinton, United States




In Missouri, Governor’s Scandal Ensnares a Republican-Leaning Senate Race

Republicans got the candidate they wanted to challenge Senator Claire McCaskill. Then came the governor’s lurid sex scandal, which threatens to tarnish the Senate candidacy of Josh Hawley.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Missouri, Trump, McCaskill, Claire, Claire McCaskill, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Impeachment


A California Housing Fight, Waged With Pen and Walking Shoes

Economic pressures are fueling a drive by tenants’ rights organizers at the state and city levels to let voters enact rent controls.
Tags: Elections, News, California, Landlords, Affordable Housing, Referendums, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Sacramento (Calif, Rent Control and Stabilization


Cuomo and Nixon Confront First Test: Wooing Working Families Party

The party’s committee members will meet on Saturday for a potentially tense day of debate; the endorsement is said to be up for grabs.
Tags: Elections, News, Governors, New York State, Cuomo, Nixon, Democratic Party, Endorsements, Cynthia, Working Families Party, Primaries and Caucuses, Andrew M


Paul Ryan Is Leaving. Who’s Running for His Seat?

Even before Mr. Ryan’s surprise announcement that he would not seek re-election in November, several candidates had emerged to challenge him.
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Wisconsin, Paul ryan, Republican Party, NICK, Democratic Party, Ryan, Myers, Bryce, Paul D Jr, Nehlen, Midterm Elections (2018, Internal-national Collaboration, Randy (1964-




Op-Ed Contributor: Good Riddance, Mr. Speaker

For his entire career, Paul Ryan has been the wunderkind who couldn’t deliver.
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Paul ryan, Trump, Ryan, Nunes, Donald J, Paul D Jr, Ed Contributor, Devin G


Paul Ryan’s Hometown Takes Stock as Speaker (and Neighbor) Changes Course

Mr. Ryan’s decision not to run again stunned his constituents. But they also said it made sense, given the chaos of Washington: “They just yell at each other.”
Tags: Elections, News, Washington, House Of Representatives, Wisconsin, Paul ryan, Republican Party, Ryan, Janesville, Wis, United States Politics and Government, Paul D Jr


Paul Ryan Upends Republican Hopes and Plans for Midterm Elections

Mr. Ryan’s retirement could make it easier for Democrats to win control of the House, Republicans say. The speaker had raised more than $54 million for the 2018 elections.
Tags: Elections, News, House, House Of Representatives, Paul ryan, Republican Party, Mccarthy, Trump, Ryan, Donald J, Paul D Jr, Kevin (1965-, Midterm Elections (2018


Year of the Woman? In Arizona, It’s Women, Plural, and It’s Both Parties

Women are playing leading roles across the political spectrum in the state, with Democrats hoping to flip the Arizona legislature and Republicans fielding strong female candidates at all levels.
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Ward, Martha, McSally, Politics And Government, Women and Girls, Lesko, Kelli (1969-, Debbie (1958-, Tipirneni, Hiral


Rick Scott Senate Run Returns Florida to Battleground

As the governor enters the U.S. Senate race, Florida will once more be a centerpiece state in a tumultuous election year.
Tags: Florida, Elections, News, Senate, Nelson, Scott, U S Senate, Rick Scott, Richard L, Midterm Elections (2014, Bill (1942-


Hungary Election Was Free but Not Entirely Fair, Observers Say

The day after Viktor Orban won a fourth term in office, a monitoring group found his party had used state resources to bolster its campaign.
Tags: Europe, Elections, News, Hungary, Amnesty International, European Parliament, George, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Soros, Orban, Politics And Government, Immigration and Emigration, Budapest (Hungary, Fidesz Party


Facebook teams with nonprofits to launch election research commission

Facebook’s post-Cambridge Analytica apology tour continues this morning with the announcement of an initiative aimed at helping social science researchers gauge the site’s impact on key political events. In a post issued this morning, the company’s Vice President of Communications and Public Policy Director of Research outlined the plan and hammered home its focus on impartial data collection. “Facebook will not have any right to review or approve their research findings prior to publication...
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Rick Scott Enters Senate Race, and Florida Is Again Poised for a Bruising Campaign

Gov. Rick Scott has entered the U.S. Senate race, and Florida will once more be the centerpiece state for the midterm elections.
Tags: Florida, Elections, News, Senate, Nelson, Scott, U S Senate, Rick Scott, Richard L, Midterm Elections (2014, Bill (1942-


Talk: Cynthia Nixon Wants to Legalize It

The actress and Democratic candidate for New York governor on marijuana, the black vote and fixing the subway.
Tags: Elections, New York, News, Marijuana, Governors, New York State, Blacks, Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon, Democratic Party, Cynthia, Andrew M


Hungary Election Gives Orban Big Majority, and Control of Constitution

The party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has set about turning a vibrant democracy into a semi-autocratic state, took two-thirds of Parliament.
Tags: Europe, Elections, News, European Union, Hungary, George, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Soros, Orban, Politics And Government, Immigration and Emigration, Budapest (Hungary, Fidesz Party, Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al Hussein


Sebastian Gorka tells conservatives meeting in Riverside: ‘We can take California back’

Donald Trump’s 2016 victory is proof that even a deep-blue state like California can be won by Republicans, former Trump White House adviser Sebastian Gorka told a gathering of conservatives Sunday, April 8 in Riverside. “I am here to tell you, it’s possible, even in California,” Gorka said to cheers and applause as the keynote speaker at the Fifth Annual Unite Inland Empire Conservative Conference. “All the rules have been broken. Donald Trump took the rulebook of the elite and shredded it, bur...
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Orban Wins Sweeping Majority, and Control of Hungary’s Constitution

Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has set about transforming Hungary from a vibrant democracy into a semi-autocratic state, appeared to have won two-thirds of the seats in Parliament.
Tags: Europe, Elections, News, European Union, Hungary, George, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Soros, Orban, Politics And Government, Immigration and Emigration, Budapest (Hungary, Fidesz Party, Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al Hussein