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U.S. Election - #3 Electoral Process & State Races  
User currently offlineModerators From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 505 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1079 times:
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User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 11131 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1047 times:

According to the Oregonian, more than 1,000,000 ballots have been returned as of Monday night. We have a law on the books that if there is a tax increase measure brought to the people, if less than 50% of ballots returned, every non-vote on the tax measure is counted as a no vote. If more than 50% of ballots are returned, the non-votes on the tax measure are simply not counted. We have a measure on this year's ballot to do away with that law. Also, the last poll from yesterday showed Jeff Merkley (D) with a slight lead over incumbant Gordon Smith (R) in the race for Senate.


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User currently offlineDiamond From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3279 posts, RR: 64
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1021 times:

CNN Voter's Hotline has now recorded 40,186 reports of voting problems, which include Registration, Mechanical and Access issues. See this link to see where the complaints are coming from:

http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/voter.hotline/



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User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 11131 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 964 times:

Oregon's "double majority" law went down as did open primaries. It will now take a simple majority by the people to pass tax increases and we still have closed primaries.


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