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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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No, you can't vote straight-ticket in Michigan

Detroit Free Press - 10 Oct 2018
Thousands of voters in three Lansing-area townships recently were sent wrong instructions on voting a straight-party ticket in this year's election — an option that isn't even allowed in Michigan. In Delhi, Delta and Meridian townships, officials said ...
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Straight-ticket voting can cause collateral damage [Opinion]

Houston Chronicle - 10 Oct 2018
If the last general election is instructive, nearly two-thirds of us will vote a straight ticket, according to the Center for Public Political Studies at Austin Community College. We may do it this time because we're angry with President Donald Trump ...
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Monday letters: New immigration rule, straight-ticket voting

Chron.com - 14 Oct 2018
Regarding “Rethink rule on immigrant health care” (Outlook, Oct. 6): No one should ever have to choose between feeding her family and staying in this country. But that is exactly the situation many people will find themselves in if proposed changes to ...
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Sunday letters: Straight-ticket voting

Houston Chronicle - 14 Oct 2018
All in for GOP. Regarding “Straight-ticket vote might result in judicial damage” (Outlook, Wednesday): While straight-ticket voting might result in judicial damage, voting for any Democrat will result in damage to the country. The Democratic Party has ...
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November midterm to be Texas' last for straight-ticket voting

Waco Tribune-Herald - 08 Oct 2018
Supporters of the change have said it will encourage residents to more carefully consider candidates running for office. Opponents have said it does not eliminate straight-party voting, it just makes the process more cumbersome.
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Do you favor straight-ticket voting for state and national elections?

The Killeen Daily Herald - 14 Oct 2018
1. Yes. Making a single mark to choose every candidate in a party is more efficient. 2. Yes. Straight-ticket voting is perfect for those who identify strongly with a party. 3. No. Straight-party voting discourages research and independent thinking. 4 ...
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NICK JIMENEZ: Straight-ticket voting can be a fast-track to mistakes

Corpus Christi Caller-Times - 12 Oct 2018
Well, "la palanca grande," or straight-ticket voting, will be available during the Nov. 6 election, but it will be the last general election with that option. Gov. Greg Abbott last year signed a bill that will eliminate straight-ticket voting by ...
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Texas GOP hopes to benefit from straight-ticket voting

Fort Worth Star Telegram - 01 Oct 2018
Texas is among eight states that offer "straight-ticket" voting, a shortcut that allows residents to automatically register votes for a single party's candidates in every race. The ballot option will be phased out after November, the Houston Chronicle ...
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Texas prepares to cast final straight-ticket ballots

Weatherford Democrat - 04 Oct 2018
AUSTIN — The one near-certainty about the November midterm is that thanks to state lawmakers, it's the final time Texas voters will cast straight-ticket ballots. Voters here like one-punch voting: a whopping 63 percent of Texas' 2016 general-election ...
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Changes coming for straight-ticket ballots

Cleburne Times-Review - 07 Oct 2018
AUSTIN — The one near-certainty about the November midterm is that thanks to state lawmakers, it's the final time Texas voters will cast straight-ticket ballots. Voters here like one-punch voting: a whopping 63 percent of Texas' 2016 general-election ...
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Don't trust Lansing? Vote for Proposal 3

Port Huron Times Herald - 15 Oct 2018
There is a perception among Republican Party members that straight-ticket voters are mainly urban and mainly Democrats, so the GOP has worked for decades to eliminate it. Republican-controlled Legislatures in 1964, 2001 and 2015 passed bills to ...
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Talking Points with Bryan Mudd (10/14/18)

EverythingLubbock.com - 14 Oct 2018
LUBBOCK, Texas (KAMC NEWS) - Are you a fan of South Plains politics? Here are your Talking Points for this week. Planning on voting straight-ticket Republican or Democrat during the November 6 general election? This will be your last chance to vote ...

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