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Chicago Tribune national correspondentFor months, Cathy Dubin and a group of loyal Democrats had gathered here to plan how they would commemorate the darkest political day of their lives. They decided on a stadium-size rally with a rock band, big-name politicians and movie stars. They...
Tags: Duval County, Al Gore, Referenda, Voting, Elections
of the Sentinel StaffThe Republican-controlled House passed its election-reform package Wednesday, over heated Democratic protests and a nearly two-hour legislative delaying tactic, setting the stage for the Senate to take up its reform measures today. Both chambersí...
Tribune national correspondentThe last time Florida voters arrived to cast ballots in a presidential race, they had little reason to suspect the election would be riddled with errors. This year, suspicion is presumed. It is honesty that bears the burden of proof. With 1.6 million new...
Tags: Al Gore, John Kerry, Referenda, Voting, Elections
Times Staff WriterPulp is powerful. The strength of sensational material joined to excellent acting, superior filmmaking and uncanny political relevance has made "The Manchurian Candidate" into exceptionally intelligent entertainment and a high point of director...
Tags: Death, Elections, Jon Voight, Angela Lansbury, Jeffrey Wright
Sun-SentinelWhat happened to dangling chads? After the presidential election of 2000, Florida abandoned those punch-card voting machines that created dangling chads. Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties now rely on touch screen voting machines that store...
Tags: Referenda, Voting, Election Day, Elections, Florida
Times Staff WriterVoters filled polling places throughout California today, some waiting in line more than an hour to vote and others confronting scattered balloting problems. At one Hollywood poll, voters said they had to wait more than two hours to vote because poll...
of the Sentinel StaffThe Senate moved ahead on its election-reform package Thursday with bipartisan support. The bulk of the Senate election package (CS/SB 1118 and CS/SB 748) is now poised to be approved by the Senate as soon as today. Like the House, the Senate gets rid of...
The Orlando SentinelIt wasn't dangling, dimpled or pregnant chads that cost Al Gore the presidency. It was thousands of discarded overvotes in which voters marked more than one candidate. Gore's ballot position was marked on 73,147 invalid overvoted ballots -- nearly...
Tags: Chicago, Duval County, Al Gore, Referenda, Voting
Sun StaffBaltimore voters will cast ballots today in one of the quirkiest primaries in city history, one that precedes the general election by more than a year, carves the city into new districts, pits City Council incumbents against one another and allows 16-...
Tags: Crimes, Regional Authority, Referenda, Voting, Elections
Sun ReporterTaking a page from a Perry Mason script, lawyers for Vice President Al Gore turned an expert witness for Texas Gov. George W. Bush into an ally in their fight for a hand count of contested Florida ballots that could overturn the presidential election....
Sentinel Staff WriterElection reform in Florida will rid the state of chads, provide grants to counties for new voting machines and will include an element of campaign finance reform Democrats deemed "transparently partisan." The final reform measure cleared conference...
Sun StaffResults tallied by Maryland's 16,000 new electronic voting machines can be trusted in their first statewide test during the March 2 presidential primary, but only with some added security measures, a state official and a consultant told legislators...
Tags: Death, Referenda, Regional Elections, Voting, Elections
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