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Blow to Uber as top Massachusetts court blocks ballot question

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Massachusetts’ top court on Tuesday blocked an effort to ask voters whether app-based ride-share and delivery drivers should be treated as independent contractors rather than employees, in a setback for companies such...

Pro-choice forces are working to keep abortion legal in Michigan with a ballot initiative

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Beth Morris is a 63-year-old homemaker whose pink Planned Parenthood shirt and clipboard would hardly betray her as a moderate Republican. But here she is, in the middle of an abortion rights rally on the University o...

Union calls pay rise of £1,500 for BT staff ‘insulting’ and plans strike ballot

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BT has given 58,000 workers a £1,500 pay rise that it says is its biggest award in two decades, despite its biggest union rejecting the deal and saying it intends to ballot members over strike action. Last week BT had...

Second world war veteran twice denied absentee ballot under Texas voting law

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A 95-year-old second world war veteran twice denied an absentee ballot under a restrictive Texas voting law has attracted support from prominent figures including Beto O’Rourke, a voting rights campaigner and former p...

Texas county rejects half of mail-in ballot applications amid new voter restrictions

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Election officials in the Texas county that includes the state capital, Austin, have rejected about half of applications for mail-in ballots, following new voting restrictions brought in by Republicans. The voter iden...

Three near-identical Boris Vishnevskys on St Petersburg election ballot

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Russian opposition politicians are used to finding spoiler candidates with identical surnames running against them in order to confuse voters at the polls. Now it appears that the impersonators are changing their face...

Four candidates for Unite leader through to members’ ballot

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All four candidates seeking to take over from Len McCluskey as the leader of Unite have made it through to the ballot of members, the union has said, setting the stage for a tense race with potentially significant rep...

Arizona ballot audit backed by secretive donors linked to Trump’s inner circle

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Dark money groups tied to Donald Trump’s inner circle and backed by people who have spread baseless claims about the 2020 presidential election appear to be playing a key role in funding an unprecedented review of 2.1...

Centre-left Unite union leadership candidate through to final ballot

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The race to succeed Len McCluskey as the leader of Unite the union is expected to become increasingly tense after the centre-left candidate Gerard Coyne disclosed to the Guardian that he has won enough nominations to ...

Former leader Michael Daley to contest NSW Labor leadership ballot against Chris Minns

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Former NSW Labor leader Michael Daley wants the top job back and is calling on rank and file members upset by the treatment of Jodi McKay to help him “heal our party”. But Daley, who led Labor to defeat in the 2019 st...

Ballot rigging is so last year. There are now new ways of buying votes

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Bribery has always been the main concern of opponents of political corruption. The virtually non-existent threat of fake voters turning up at ballot stations and pretending to be legitimate citizens is as nothing when...

Trump on the ballot again? Daughter-in-law Lara ponders Senate run

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The Trump flags and yard signs are still up. Flags that shout “Impeach Biden” fly on the back of pickup trucks. “Most people here believe Donald Trump is still the president,” says Nancy Allen of her neighborhood in S...

Trump once again requests mail-in ballot despite repeatedly attacking method

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Donald Trump requested a mail-in ballot for Palm Beach county’s municipal election in Florida earlier this week, despite a long record of attacks against what he has labeled a “fraudulent” voting method. The local el...

Republicans want to make it harder to pass ballot initiatives. That should alarm us David Daley

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They walked through Michigan college football games dressed as gerrymandered districts. They crisscrossed Idaho in a decades-old RV dubbed the Medicaid Express. In Florida, they united black and white, left and right,...