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Bill Walker, Governor of Alaska, Suspends Campaign Amid Sinking Polls

Governor Walker, an independent, said he could not win the three-way race next month. He threw his support to former Senator Mark Begich, a Democrat.
Tags: Elections, News, Alaska, Governors, Bill Walker, Walker, Mark Begich, Third-Party Politics (US, Bill (1951-


Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, Sinking in Polls, Suspends Campaign

Governor Walker, an independent, said he could not win the three-way race next month. He threw his support to former Senator Mark Begich, a Democrat.
Tags: Elections, News, Alaska, Governors, Bill Walker, Walker, Mark Begich, Third-Party Politics (US, Bill (1951-


Cuomo, Called a Chicken, Says ‘I Will Be Here’ for Debate. He Has Caveats.

After days of being mocked, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo agreed to a debate Marcus Molinaro, but only if it took place within 24 hours, at 8 a.m.
Tags: Elections, News, Governors, New York State, Cuomo, Andrew M Cuomo, Andrew M, Molinaro, Debates (Political, Marcus Molinaro, Marcus J


Georgia Voting Begins Amid Accusations of Voter Suppression

Questions about the fairness of voting rules and procedures have continued to grow as early voting began in the governor’s race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp.
Tags: Elections, News, Georgia, Governors, Blacks, Abrams, Kemp, Brian P, Voter Registration and Requirements, Midterm Elections (2018, Stacey Abrams, Stacey Y


Afghanistan Delays Election in Province as Key Security Leader Is Buried

Voting in the national parliamentary elections will be postponed for a week in Kandahar Province, where the police chief, Gen. Abdul Raziq, was gunned down on Thursday.
Tags: Elections, News, Afghanistan, Miller, Abdul, Kandahar (Afghanistan, Raziq, Kandahar Province, Gen Abdul Raziq, Austin Scott (1961-


Voting Should Be Easy. Why Isn’t It?

For too many Americans, registering to vote is an obstacle course.
Tags: Elections, News, Georgia, United States, Kemp, Brian P, Voter Registration and Requirements, States (US


A Cure for Political Despair

Join the women trying to save America from Trump.
Tags: Elections, News, America, Ford, House Of Representatives, Michigan, Governors, Republican Party, Sexual Harassment, Mcgrath, Trump, Amy, Democratic Party, Gretchen, Kavanaugh, United States Politics and Government


For a Change, Democrats Seem Set to Equal or Exceed Republicans in Turnout

Polls show enthusiasm surging in many mostly white suburban districts, but less so among young and nonwhite voters.
Tags: Elections, News, Youth, House Of Representatives, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Polls and Public Opinion, Midterm Elections (2018


‘That’s My Kind of Guy,’ Trump Says of Republican Lawmaker Who Body-Slammed a Reporter

In praising Representative Greg Gianforte, who is running for re-election, President Trump jokingly warned the crowd to “never wrestle him.”
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, Trump, Jon, Matt, Tester, Kavanaugh, Gianforte, Greg Gianforte, Jamal, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Rosendale, Midterm Elections (2018


Marijuana policies at play on Election Day, even in Republican strongholds

Marijuana will once again be a hot topic on Election Day, with the future of local, state and federal cannabis policies in the hands of voters Nov. 6. But this time, voters in states that typically lean Republican will be the ones weighing legalization measures at the ballot box. A number of red communities in California, from the Inland Empire town of Hemet to rural El Dorado County, also will join dozens of blue communities in voting during the midterm elections on whether to allow commercial ...
Tags: Utah, Elections, News, Congress, California, Oregon, Senate, Marijuana, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Cannabis, Canada, Soccer, Gop, United States


Meet the Republicans’ Best Hope for Flipping a House Seat

In a year when Democrats are on offense, Pete Stauber of Minnesota has a chance to do something no other Republican might do next month: win a Democratic House seat.
Tags: Elections, News, Minnesota, House, House Of Representatives, United States Politics and Government, Mines and Mining, Forests and Forestry, House Seat, Midterm Elections (2018, Pete Stauber


Time to Close the Democracy Gap

For too many Americans, registering to vote is an obstacle course.
Tags: Elections, News, Georgia, United States, Kemp, Brian P, Voter Registration and Requirements, States (US


Two Iowas? Candidates for Governor Try to Claim Both

Republicans and Democrats are battling over the political identity of the state, as Kim Reynolds and her opponent, Fred Hubbell, spar over who is more Iowan.
Tags: Elections, News, Iowa, Governors, Republican Party, Democratic Party, Kim Reynolds, Voting and Voters, Rural Areas, Fred Hubbell


Andrew Gillum, a Florida Insider Running as a Progressive Outsider

Mr. Gillum, the Democratic nominee for governor, supports higher corporate taxes and Medicare-for-all. He also has a lobbyist as a top adviser and, as mayor of Tallahassee, was on the payroll of a consultant.
Tags: Florida, Elections, News, Medicare, Governors, Democratic Party, Andrew, Ron, Tallahassee, DeSantis, Gillum, Race and Ethnicity, Midterm Elections (2018, Andrew Gillum


Cuomo Looks Poised for a 3rd Term. So Why Won’t He Debate His Foes?

With less than three weeks before Election Day, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has still not agreed to debate his Republican challenger, Marcus J. Molinaro.
Tags: Elections, News, Governors, Republican, New York State, Cuomo, Miner, Andrew M, Molinaro, Midterm Elections (2018, Debates (Political, Marcus J, Stephanie A


In Virginia House Race, Anonymous Attack Ads Pop Up on Facebook

The ads, with language and imagery not typically found in even the roughest campaigns, were purchased by a critic of Jennifer Wexton, a Democrat trying to unseat the Republican incumbent.
Tags: Facebook, Elections, News, Virginia, Social Media, House Of Representatives, Online Advertising, Facebook Inc, Comstock, Political advertising, United States Politics and Government, Midterm Elections (2018, Jennifer Wexton, Barbara J, Wexton, Jennifer T


Know Your State's Most Pressing Environmental Issues Before Election Day

Pollution is killing oysters in Oregon. So much of New Jersey is paved that its storm water has nowhere to go. And in Nevada, the federal government wants to turn a mountain into a storage site for nuclear waste. You should know your state’s most pressing environmental issues before you head to the polls, and Popular…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Oregon, Government, Environment, Policy, New Jersey, Nevada, Lifehacks


In Afghanistan’s Season of Crisis, ‘Words Do Not Have the Strength’

Seventeen years into the war, Afghans cannot remember a time quite like this, with peril and hopelessness at every turn, and no clear way out.
Tags: Elections, News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Terrorism, Ashraf, Ghani, Politics And Government, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Muslims and Islam, Legislatures and Parliaments, Afghanistan War (2001-


Why Many Native Americans Are Angry With Elizabeth Warren

The anger is about what it means to be Native American, and who gets to decide.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, Warren, Genealogy, Trump, Elizabeth, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Cherokee Indians


Arizona Candidate Gives Republicans Diversity, but Perhaps Not Victory

In Tucson, Lea Marquez Peterson was heralded as a new face for the party’s future — a conservative, Hispanic woman — but her campaign has struggled to gain traction.
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Republican Party, ANN, Democratic Party, Tucson, Kirkpatrick, United States Politics and Government, Midterm Elections (2018, Lea Marquez Peterson, Arizona Candidate


Brazil’s Bitter Presidential Race Leads to Scores of Assaults

The country is divided between a far-right candidate who advocates fighting violence with violence, and a leftist rival. The increasing animosity has led to more than 70 attacks on political opponents.
Tags: Elections, News, Brazil, Politics And Government, Voting and Voters, Bolsonaro, Jair (1955-


Fake News Is Poisoning Brazilian Politics. WhatsApp Can Stop It.

Ahead of a critical election, the messaging app has become a sea of toxic misinformation — but it’s not too late to halt the tide.
Tags: Elections, News, Instant Messaging, Brazil, Fernando, Facebook Inc, Haddad, WhatsApp Inc, News and News Media, Rumors and Misinformation, Bolsonaro, Jair (1955-


What’s at Stake in Brazil’s Election? The Future of the Amazon

The next president of Brazil may shape the destiny of the Amazon, which is vital to reining in climate change. The stakes for the planet are huge.
Tags: Amazon, Elections, News, Environment, Global Warming, Brazil, Indigenous People, Amazon Jungle, Politics And Government, Agriculture and Farming, Bolsonaro, Jair (1955-


To Avoid Conflicts, Rick Scott Created a Trust Blind in Name Only

The Florida governor and Senate candidate could become the richest member of the next Congress. He’d bring with him a tangle of investments that could benefit from his policies.
Tags: Florida, Elections, News, Congress, Senate, Conflicts Of Interest, Scott, Rick Scott, Ethics and Official Misconduct, United States Politics and Government, Richard L, Midterm Elections (2018


Feature: Struggling to Bring the ‘Blue Wave’ to Deep-Red Alabama

Tabitha Isner has been trying to make a nearly impossible sales pitch to voters — and to the national donor class.
Tags: Elections, News, Alabama, House Of Representatives, Jones, Isner, Tabitha, Midterm Elections (2018, Doug (1954-, Tabitha Isner, Deep Red Alabama


Heitkamp Apologizes for Embarrassing Error in Campaign Ad

The North Dakota senator, an endangered Democrat, ran an ad criticizing her opponent for comments about sexual abuse. But it backfired, just three weeks before the midterms.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, North Dakota, Heidi, Kevin, Cramer, Heitkamp, Political advertising, Midterm Elections (2018


Beto O’Rourke Attacks Ted Cruz as ‘Dishonest’ in Debate in Senate Race

Mr. Cruz, the Texas Republican senator, will try to use the face-off to widen his lead in the polls, while Mr. O’Rourke, the Democratic congressman challenging him, is hoping to recapture momentum.
Tags: Elections, Texas, News, Senate, Ted, Cruz, BETO, O'Rourke, Midterm Elections (2018, Debates (Political, Beto O'Rourke Attacks Ted Cruz


Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz Set to Debate Tuesday Night

Mr. Cruz, the Texas Republican senator, will try to use the face-off to widen his lead in the polls, while Mr. O’Rourke, the Democratic congressman challenging him, is hoping to recapture momentum.
Tags: Elections, Texas, News, Senate, Ted, Ted Cruz, Cruz, BETO, O'Rourke, Midterm Elections (2018, Debates (Political, Beto O'Rourke


Undetectably bypass voting machines' anti-tamper mechanism with a bit of a soda-can

When security researchers report on the ghastly defects in voting machines, the officials who bought these machines say dismiss their concerns by saying that the tamper-evident seals they put around the machines prevent bad guys from gaining access to their internals. But University of Michigan grad student Matt Bernhard has demonstrated that he can bypass the tamper-evident seals in seconds, using a shim made from a slice of a soda can. The bypass is undetectable and doesn't damage the sea...
Tags: Security, Videos, Video, Elections, News, Youtube, Infosec, Michigan, University Of Michigan, State, Bernhard, Shim, Verified Voting, Fred Woodhams, Physsec, Matt Bernhard