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Straight-ticket voting or straight-party voting is the p...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
Straight-ticket voting or straight-party voting is the practice of voting for every candidate that a political party has on a general election ballot. In general, straight-ticket voting was a very common occurrence up until around the 1960s and 1970s. Since that time, straight-ticket voting has declined in the United States among the general voting population; however, strong partisans (that is strong party identifiers) have remained straight-ticket voters.
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Secretary of State hopeful talks voting rights

Emporia Gazette - 18 Jun 2018
“I don't believe in straight-ticket voting on either side. It should always be who's going to be the best person for the city, the state or the country. I would be working on making an advanced ballot easier and advertise its availability, which the ...
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Maine Tests a New Way of Voting, and Opts to Keep It

Governing - 13 Jun 2018
With Independents on the Rise, Colorado Changes Its Election Rules The Rise and Simultaneous Fall of Straight-Ticket Voting. “We want to make sure every vote counts because that's what this is all about: more voice and more choice,” said Kyle Bailey ...
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Where will voters turn out in the SC primary Tuesday?

The State - 11 Jun 2018
And, while only a small number of S.C. voters generally take part in deciding party nominees during the primaries, the party instinct carries over into November. In 2016, for instance, a little more than 50 percent of South Carolinians voted a straight ...
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125 Years Ago, Another Electoral Reform Roiled Maine Politics

Bangor Daily News - 05 Jun 2018
Not only was voting a very public act, where everyone could potentially see who you were voting for, the system also all but guaranteed straight ticket voting, as parties would print ballots containing the whole Republican or Democratic ticket. Maine ...
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Political notebook: An update on the race for NC Senate District 33

Salisbury Post - 11 Jun 2018
The proposed law restricted voting options that persons of color were most likely to use: early voting, same-day voter registration and straight-ticket voting. It also narrowed the list of acceptable voter IDs, excluding many alternative photo IDs used ...
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Always interesting what primaries suggest

Albia Newspapers - 08 Jun 2018
Oddly enough, McDanel received just 85 votes in the primary, compared to 496 cast for the gubernatorial candidates. I find that really strange, but you've got to remember that there are no straight ticket voters in the primary. McDanel had 303 votes in ...
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Idaho voters: Wayne Hoffman has your number

Lewiston Morning Tribune - 01 Jun 2018
"Only once in Idaho's history have Gem State voters been asked to approve a public benefit at the ballot box," Hoffman wrote in his column last week. "This forgotten history is important because Idaho voters are expected to be asked in November to ...
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Straight-ticket voting fight heads to trial

The Detroit News - 19 Jan 2018
Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated when a trial is scheduled to begin. Lansing — A fight over the Michigan Republican-led Legislature's attempted ban on straight-ticket voting can head to trial this spring, a federal judge ...
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Op-ed: Straight-ticket voting is harmful to our political health

Deseret News - 04 Mar 2018
In 2014, a Utah County politician ran unopposed in the general election and won. That wasn't unusual for strongly Republican Utah County. What was unusual is that fewer than half of the votes in that race were cast directly for him. How did the only ...

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