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Editorial: Take school elections seriously

New York is famous for its abysmally low turnout in regular elections, routinely scoring near the bottom of the 50 states. But when it comes to school elections like the one coming up on Tuesday, turnout in school board elections and budget votes makes those other elections look like someone …

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Ramaphosa praises IEC for job well done

JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for the way its conducted this year’s elections, saying the commission has served South Africans with great distinction and dedication. Ramaphosa was speaking during the official announcement of the provincial and national elections in Pretoria last night. President …

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What Is Supermajority? New Group Wants Women to Influence Elections

Three prominent activists have launched an organization seeking to encourage women to use their political power to influence the country’s elections, including the upcoming 2020 presidential race.  Headed by Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, former Planned Parenthood chief Cecile Richards and executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Ai-jen …

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