Top-Two Primary In California Might Be Bad For Small-Party Candidates

Top-Two Primary In California Might Be Bad For Small-Party Candidates

By Seema Mehta and Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times When California voters decided to change the way the state’s primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a s ...

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Wake Up, People, And See The Danger We’re In

Wake Up, People, And See The Danger We’re In

This is a column about campaign finance reform. And your eyes glazed over just then, didn't they? That's the problem with this problem. Americans know that government truly of, by ...

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India’s Election Begins For Its 814 Million Registered Voters

India’s Election Begins For Its 814 Million Registered Voters

By Tanvi Sharma and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times NEW DELHI -- Balloting began Monday in the world's largest election, as Indian voters frustrated by an economic slowdown an ...

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Afghan Election Concludes: Little Violence, Lots Of Votes To Count

Afghan Election Concludes: Little Violence, Lots Of Votes To Count

By Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times MAIDAN SHAHR, Afghanistan—Afghanistan passed the first major test of the impending post-American era on Saturday with an election that featu ...

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Lifting Donation Caps Will Boost Political Establishment, Experts Say

Lifting Donation Caps Will Boost Political Establishment, Experts Say

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s decision to lift the cap on the amount donors can contribute in a congressional election cycle promises ...

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Syrians Tune Up For Elections; Assad Deemed likely To Run

Syrians Tune Up For Elections; Assad Deemed likely To Run

By Patrick J. McDonnell and Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — Syrian lawmakers Thursday approved revisions to the nation’s electoral law amid mounting indications that Presi ...

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Egypt May Have To Wait For Presidential Vote

Egypt May Have To Wait For Presidential Vote

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — Egypt’s presidential election, previously set for this spring, could be pushed back to midsummer, state media reported. The office of inte ...

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Egypt Awaits Results On Key Post-Morsi Vote

Egypt Awaits Results On Key Post-Morsi Vote

Cairo (AFP) - Egypt awaited Thursday results of a referendum on a new constitution that could launch a presidential bid by the army chief, with initial tallies indicating overwhel ...

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