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Presidential Campaigns Target New Citizen Voters

From Florida to Virginia, Massachusetts to California, candidates and political parties seeking to squeeze every vote from a divided electorate are targeting America’s newest citizens.


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Opinion: Keystone Election Kops

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.


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Voters To Face Longer Ballot With More Choices In Today’s Primary

Tuesday’s statewide primary election was providing the first real test of sweeping voter-approved reforms aimed at making producing more competitive contests and more moderate candidates.


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California Voters Face New Choices, Districts

California voters will confront a longer ballot with more choices as they head to the polls Tuesday. It’s the first statewide primary in which voter-approved political reforms are in widespread use.


Case Would Let Thousands Of California Criminals Vote

The nonpartisan League of Women Voters and two prisoners’ rights groups are suing California elections officials, claiming that tens of thousands of criminals being shifted to county jails and community supervision should be eligible to vote.


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From The Trail: Updates & Photos As NH Votes In Primary

CBS in Boston keeps you up-to-date on the happenings in New Hampshire, where voters will choose a winner in the first Republican primary of 2012.


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Proposed Law Requires Signature Gatherers To Disclose Who’s Paying Them

A bill that would require workers who gather petition signatures for California ballot initiatives to disclose whether they are being paid has moved one step closer to the governor’s desk.


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Calif. Political District Maps Being Revealed Friday

Californians will get their first look at political maps being drafted by an independent citizen’s panel, a process that is expected to influence the kind of politicians sent to Sacramento and Washington.