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Voters in key states endured long lines, equipment failures

USA TODAY - 07 Nov 2016
Tens of millions of Americans who descended on the polls Tuesday faced hours-long lines, sporadic equipment failures and confusion about polling places — but little of the violence or vigilantism that had been feared. Problems cropped up in Arizona, ...
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Maldives election: Voting begins in controversial poll

BBC News - 23 Sep 2018
The Maldives has started to vote in a heavily-criticised election that will be closely watched by India and China. The Indian Ocean archipelago is best-known overseas for its clear waters and high-end resorts but its government stands accused of ...
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Minnesotans head to polls for start of early voting

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 21 Sep 2018
14 primary election drew the highest primary turnout since 1994, with about 23 percent of eligible voters participating. Many in the primary voted by absentee ballots either from home or at polling places — an option that started in Minnesota in 2014 ...
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Tensions flare amid e-voting glitches in Malaysia's PKR polls

The Straits Times - 22 Sep 2018
The heat of the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) elections was felt across the states of Kedah and Penang yesterday, with unrest reported at a number of polling stations after glitches developed in the new electronic voting system. The party was also forced ...
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Syrians in government areas vote in first local polls since 2011

Aljazeera.com - 16 Sep 2018
Syrians in government-controlled areas have cast their ballots in the first local elections since anti-government protests in 2011 spiralled into a full-blown war between rebels, government troops and foreign backers. Polling booths opened at 7am local ...
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Voting at home can save democracy

Santa Fe New Mexican - 23 Sep 2018
The single best way to increase voter turnout? Abolish the polling place. A century ago, the direct election of senators sounded audacious, too. But in six states, it's already true that more than 12 million voters don't need to traipse to polling ...
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We polled voters in California's 25th Congressional District.

New York Times - 17 Sep 2018
Our poll result is about what was expected. But remember: It's just one poll, and we talked to only 500 people. Each candidate's total could easily be five points different if we polled everyone in the district. And having a small sample is only one ...
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A Ride to the Polls? Not With That Vote

New York Times - 06 Sep 2018
My wife, kids and I live in the house where I grew up, across the street from a woman who was a dear old friend of my parents. Judging by her lawn signs, she has become much more politically extreme than when I was young. The coming midterm elections ...

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