Posts Tagged ‘turnout’

Voter Turnout Plunges In Hong Kong After Rules Shut Out Pro-Democracy Candidates

HONG KONG (AP) — Voter turnout plunged below 30% in Hong Kong’s first district council elections since new rules introduced under Beijing’s guidance effectively shut out all pro-democracy candidates, setting a record low since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997. According to official data on Monday, 27.5% of the city’s 4.3 […]

Report: Black Voter Turnout Shrinks to Lowest Level Since 2006

Midterm election turnout among black voters appears to be 25 percent lower than white turnout, marking the lowest share of the black electorate since 2006, a New York Times analysis revealed Wednesday. Source

Raffensperger: Georgia’s Having ‘Record Turnout’ under Law Biden Compared to Jim Crow

On Wednesday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) stated that President Joe Biden has been proven “just flat, dead wrong” about Georgia’s election laws by the “record turnout” the state has

Mailed ballots boosted 2020’s turnout—will it work in 2022?

States that mailed a ballot to every registered voter in 2020’s presidential election saw voter turnout increase by an average of 5.6 percent, and turnout was even higher among infrequent voters, according to the first peer-reviewed academic study of 2020 mail voting. The turnout increase was slightly larger than previous studies of mail-based voting conducted […]

Massive Turnout On Day One Of Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike

Above Photo: Luigi Morris. Over a thousand people including teachers, students and community members showed up to show solidarity on the first day of Minneapolis teachers’ strike. All workers must join them in this fight for racial justice, women’s rights and against defunding public education. For the first time in 50 years, Minneapolis public school […]

McAuliffe Blames Loss On Low 3AM Ballot Turnout

RICHMOND, VA—Terry McAuliffe’s loss in the Virginia gubernatorial race has sent shock waves through the Democrat establishment. Some are blaming the rise of racism, domestic terrorist parents of public-school students, and lack of understanding of true Marxism for the loss. After careful study of the results, however, the campaign determined the true cause was a shockingly […]

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Latino Dems lean on Padilla to pump up midterm turnout

Padilla will run in concurrent elections next year — a special election to finish the remainder of Harris‘ term through 2023 and a regular election for a full six-year term. The plan is to leverage Padilla’s popularity — especially among Latinos — into stronger Latino turnout in the state, where they make up about 30 […]

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency amid low turnout

In initial results, former Revolutionary Guard commander Mohsen Rezaei won 3.3 million votes and moderate Abdolnasser Hemmati got 2.4 million, said Jamal Orf, the head of Iran’s Interior Ministry election headquarters. The race’s fourth candidate, Amirhossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, had around 1 million votes, Orf said. Hemmati offered his congratulations on Instagram to Raisi early Saturday. […]

MPs representing religious minorities call for massive turnout in elections

TEHRAN – Legislators representing the religious minorities in the Iranian parliament issued a statement on Wednesday calling on the people to participate massively in the June 18 presidential and council elections. The statement was read out by MP Mohsen Dehnavi, a member of the Majlis presiding board. They said the Iranian nation have been viewing […]

Hemmati says high turnout is only solution to change the situation

TEHRAN — In a tweet posted on Saturday, Abdolnasser Hemmati, a presidential candidate for the June elections, asked the fans of the disqualified candidates whether refusing to vote can help improve the situation or not? “I ask the supporters of the disqualified candidates and those who have lost hope for reform:Is miffing with the ballot […]

Government says unity lies in high voter turnout

Government says unity lies in high voter turnout – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Speaking at his weekly press briefing on Tuesday, government spokesman Ali Rabiei responded to various questions regarding the June presidential elections. “There is talk of a presidential election these days. The government, not only as a duty but also as an understanding of […]

‘White Lives Matter’ Rallies Met With Miserable Turnout

Despite being promoted as the “spark” that would make the “whole world tremble,” Sunday’s “White Lives Matter” rallies were little more than a spectacular bust. Planned as the first major white supremacist rally since the 2018 “Unite the Right 2” rally in Washington, D.C., the “White Lives Matter” rallies saw extremely low turnout, with counterdemonstrators […]

High voter turnout expected in Iran presidential election

TEHRAN – Iran is slowly moving toward an early election fever, with several unofficial candidates privately organizing their campaign staff to prepare for one of Iran’s most consequential elections that could determine Iran’s trajectory for years to come.  The Islamic Republic of Iran is going to hold its 13th presidential election on June 18. On […]

Temple Ramat Zion Hanukkah ‘Car-nival’ Gets Turnout of 200 People

Around 200 people in 80 cars gathered at Temple Ramat Zion’s parking lot in Northridge, Calif. to celebrate the sixth night of Hanukkah on Dec. 15. The festival of lights “Car-nival” was the first major community gathering the temple has had since March. Temple Ramat Zion Rabbi Ahud Sela told the Journal in an email […]

Wisconsin Sees Massive Turnout Surge in 2020: 89% of Registered Voters

Wisconsin’s voter turnout, with 98 percent of precincts reporting, indicates that nearly 9-in-10 registered voters cast ballots in the 2020 presidential election. While Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden leads President Trump in Wisconsin by about 20,510 votes, voter turnout across the state is at a nearly unprecedented level, according to calculations. With almost all the […]

Trump Supporters Question Record High Turnout in Wisconsin

President Trump has warned that Democrats are attempting to steal the election as vote counting has been stopped in several key areas, with officials declaring that people need to ‘go to bed’. With the election still on a knife edge this morning, Trump told reporters “We were getting ready to win this election. Frankly, we […]

US election turnout expected to hit record high as polling booths open

Voters flocked to the polls on Tuesday despite the threat of the coronavirus and long lines to choose between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden. The election will influence how the United States confronts everything from the pandemic to race relations for years to come. Those who are voting in person are […]

Algerians back changes to constitution, but historically low turnout mars vote

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66% of 2016 turnout have already voted in US election: Good for Biden…probably

AP — As early voting breaks records across the US, political analysts and campaigns are reviewing reams of data on the voters, looking for clues to key questions: Who is voting? And who is winning? On one level, the answers can be simple. Registered Democrats are outpacing registered Republicans significantly — by 14 percentage points […]

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