Posts Tagged ‘electoral’

Peru Electoral Authorities Extend Deadline For Fujimori Fraud Claims

Peru’s National Elections Court (Jurado Nacional de Elecciones, JNE) has extended the deadline for presenting motions to nullify votes. The move will benefit far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori who is presenting a flurry of spurious claims of she says constitutes ‘electoral fraud’. The deadline for presenting complaints was 8pm, Wednesday, June 9th. The new deadline is […]

Understanding the electoral verdict 2021

The results of five assembly elections are out. There was a lot at stake particularly for the ruling dispensation of RSS which made every effort to dislodge the West Bengal’s Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee. Bengal was Amit Shah’s lab from where he wanted to show why he matters most for the BJP. As […]

The upside of Israel’s electoral mess

May 7, 2021 by Jonathan S. Tobin – JNS.org Read on for article If someone in Israel just woke up after being in a coma for the last two years, they’d have a lot of catching up to do learning about what happened while they were asleep. Yair Lapid, head of the Yesh Atid Party, […]

Amid ongoing political deadlock, is it time for Israel to consider electoral reform?

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Amid ongoing political deadlock, is it time for Israel to consider electoral reform? April 25, 2021 by Josh Hasten – JNS Read on for article Israel held its fourth legislative election in the past two years on March 23, voting 120 members of Knesset (Parliament) into power as […]

Marine Le Pen’s chances of an electoral earthquake in France are gaining momentum as Macron loses his bearings

Home » Europe, Politics » Marine Le Pen’s chances of an electoral earthquake in France are gaining momentum as Macron loses his bearings     France goes to the polls in 2022, and such is President Emmanuel Macron’s unpopularity that the prospect of a Le Pen victory is being seriously considered, to the extent a […]

For Israel, endless electoral discord carries perils for ties with Arab world

With four nearly consecutive elections failing to dent two years of Knesset gridlock, the “only democracy in the Middle East” is giving the rest of the region an up-close view of some of the more painful aspects of putting political power in the hands of the people. In the past, it might have been regarded […]

Nine Fatah Candidates Withdraw from Electoral List

Posted on April 2, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians April 2, 2021 The Central Elections Commissions (CEC) announced that 28 electoral lists have submitted nomination applications. (Photo: Central Elections Commission website) Nine members of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah – withdrew on Thursday from the movement’s electoral list for parliamentary elections just as the Central […]

China’s parliament approves proposal to reform Hong Kong’s electoral system with ‘patriots’ pledge

China’s parliament has voted in favor of “improving the electoral system” in Hong Kong, introducing a requirement that will only allow ‘patriots’ to govern Hong Kong if they pledge loyalty to the country’s Communist Party. The National People’s Congress backed the reforms with 2,895 in favor, no opposition and one abstention, formally passing the draft […]

Beijing signals Hong Kong electoral reforms to ensure ‘patriots’ govern

“Loopholes” in Hong Kong‘s laws must be closed to ensure the city is governed by “patriots”, a top Beijing official said on Monday, signalling changes to the Chinese-ruled city’s electoral system, potentially as early as next month. Any changes could further limit who could run in a postponed legislative election and may lead to the […]

Ecuador: Electoral Council Announces Partial Recount Of Votes

Above photo: Ecuador’s top electoral body will conduct a partial recount of Sunday’s presidential vote following a request from the two candidates battling for second place. Twitter/@TRTWorldNow. Arauz, of the Union for Hope (UNES), awaits a rival for the second electoral round scheduled for next April 11. The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Ecuador informed […]

Electoral Politics Use The Same Containment Strategies As Alzheimer’s Facilities

Image via Pxhere In a high-quality dementia care facility, confused residents who are at risk of unsafe wandering are skillfully redirected away from exit doors by staff members who are trained to provide them with the illusion of freedom while still keeping them in the safety of the care home. A propaganda-addled populace wandering around […]

HERE WE GO: Democrats Introduce Bill to ‘Abolish Electoral College’

House Democrats have introduced a bill to abolish the electoral college via an amendment to the constitution. Introduced on January 11th and referred to the House Judiciary Committee, the bill proposes an “amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President […]

Manchin: Senators Who Objected to Electoral College Shouldn’t Be Expelled

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) argued against expelling members of the Senate who voted against certifying the Electoral College or talked about doing so by saying that while they engaged in Source 00

US Senate Reconvenes for Electoral College Vote Count with Heavily Armed Guards After Capitol Siege

By Staff, Agencies American lawmakers gathered to continue certifying Electoral College votes for the 2020 race, reconvening at the Capitol hours after a massive group of demonstrators stormed the building, prompting an evacuation of officials. The House and Senate made another attempt to certify votes around 8pm on Wednesday night, resuming the process following an […]

Senate Rejects Objection to Pennsylvania Electoral Votes 7-92

The Senate overwhelmingly rejected an objection to Pennsylvania’s electoral votes with a final vote of 7-92 early Thursday morning. The Senate vote was triggered by Sen. Josh Hawley and Rep. Scott Perry, who both submitted a protest of the electors from the commonwealth. While the House went to a debate over the objection, Senate Republicans […]

Senate Rejects Objection to Arizona Electoral Votes 6-93

The Senate overwhelmingly rejected an objection to Arizona’s electoral votes with a final vote of 6-93. Those who voted to object to the state’s electoral votes included Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Josh Hawley (R-MO), John Kennedy (R-LA), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS). and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS). The objection proceedings that began earlier today were disrupted after […]

Pro-Trump protesters storm Capitol Hill, force end to electoral college certification | LIVE

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***Live Updates*** U.S. Capitol Descends into Chaos on Day of Electoral College Certification

The U.S. Capitol has descended into chaos as Trump supporters at the March to Save America clashed with police. Several crowds stormed barricades outside Congress, where lawmakers are convening to vote on the certification of the Electoral College of the 2020 presidential election. The Library of Congress has been evacuated amid violent clashes. Follow Breitbart News […]

Pro-Trump supporters rally near White House ahead of Electoral College vote

Pro-Trump supporters were demonstrating near the White House before Congress votes to certify the Electoral College results of the presidential election. NBC News’ Ellison Barber reports on what protesters are saying about the vote. After months of tense anticipation, Nov. 3 came and went in the United States without major incident of violence or intimidation—much […]

Christian Nationalism and Threats of Violence at Pro-Trump Rally on Eve of Electoral College Certification

Supporters of President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election gathered for hours on Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, D.C. Tuesday, where speakers delivered Christian nationalist messages and veiled threats of violence if Congress failed to reject Biden electors on Wednesday. “We should not accept this,” said former national […]

IT BEGINS: VP Pence Officially Supports Challenging Electoral College Certification – “Trump WON”

Vice President Mike Pence has formally announced his support to challenge the Electoral College certification of the presidential election results. Over the weekend, a group of patriotic senators, led by Sen. Ted Cruz, revealed their intentions to block the fraudulent certification for Biden. Shortly after, VP Pence issued a statement throwing his full support behind the movement. […]

Tom Cotton Stands up Against Electoral College Challengers: Would ‘Establish Unwise Precedents’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) became the first Republican senator on Sunday night who is actually a supporter of President Donald Trump’s agenda to oppose a challenge of the electoral college, issuing a statement saying he is concerned it would create dangerous precedents that Democrats would all but certainly use in the future to undermine election […]

Perdue: ‘I’m Encouraging My Colleagues to Object’ the Electoral College Certification

During an appearance on FNC’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) reaffirmed his support for objecting to the Electoral College certification set to take place on Wednesday. Perdue told Fox News host Maria Bartiromo he supported efforts by U.S. Senate colleagues to object to the certification and encouraged other members to do so as […]

Liz Cheney, Paul Ryan Attack Republicans Set to Challenge Electoral College Vote

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) are attacking Republican lawmakers who plan to challenge the electoral college over “unprecedented allegations of voter fraud” in the presidential election. Cheney and Ryan made statements Sunday denouncing Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) and 11 other Senate Republicans who plan to object to the electoral […]

Blackburn on Senate Republican Electoral College Challenge: ‘We Should Get Answers to This’

Saturday, during an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “America’s News HQ,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) discussed her decision to participate in an effort to object to the election results from certain states. Blackburn joins Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ron Johnson (R-WI), James Lankford (R-OK), Steve Daines (R-MT), John Kennedy (R-LA) and Mike Braun (R-IN), and […]

Mitt Romney Slams Josh Hawley over Planned Electoral College Objection

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), a longtime critic of President Donald Trump, lashed out at Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) over his plans to object to during the Electoral College certification process on Capitol Hill on January 6. Romney, speaking to CNN, said Hawley’s objection would continue to spread the “false rumor that somehow the election was stolen.” […]

At Least 140 House Republicans Expected to Object to Electoral College Vote

At least 140 GOP lawmakers in the soon-to-be 117th Congress will object to the electoral college vote on January 6, some lawmakers predict. Congress will formally count the electoral college votes from each state on January 6, three days after the new Congress is sworn in. While existing members and newcomers of the House have […]

Die-Hard Trumpists Urge Pence to Act Today to Refuse Electoral College Votes from Swing States Biden Won 

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Mo Brooks Needs a U.S. Senator to Join His Challenge to the Electoral College For It to Be Successful.

401,648https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=314&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FLouDobbsTonight%2Fvideos%2F859625394825638%2F&show_text=false&width=640JEFF%20POOR15%20Dec%20202050,8163:12 Monday during an appearance on FBN’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) vowed not to go down without a fight despite states having certified Electoral College results earlier in the day, which paved the way for Joe Biden to become the President-elect. Brooks told host Lou Dobbs about his effort to challenge the […]

Multiple US Senators Will Contest the Electoral College Vote on January 6th. (Video)

By Charlie McCarthy | NEWSMAX VIDEO: https://www.newsmax.com/newsmax-tv/electoralcollege-rick-scott-fraud/2020/12/16/id/1001924/ Senate Republicans will continue to monitor alleged election fraud before Congress counts Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, according to Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., on Newsmax TV. Asked if he would be willing to join a House member in objecting to the Electoral College vote, Scott was noncommittal when […]

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