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Published: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:34:55 EDT

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CIS to Lead Development of Best Practices Handbook For Securing U.S. Elections Infrastructure

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:35:00 EDT

(image) EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CIS announced the development of a best practices handbook for election infrastructure to complement the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Elections Assistance...

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ONE YEAR LATER: Women's March on Chicago Returns with "March to the Polls"

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's March on Chicago, the historic and broad-reaching coalition which drew more than 250,000 people to Grant Park in January, 2017, is launching "March to the Polls." On January 20, 2018 marchers will come together in downtown Chicago to celebrate...

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Madison County Switches to Verity for Paper Balloting

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 07:16:00 EDT

(image) MADISON, Va., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With the clock ticking on choosing and installing a new paper-based voting system in less than two months, Madison County officials turned to the Verity® Voting system by Hart InterCivic to be ready for the Nov. 7 election. Earlier this...

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Gillespie closes the gap on Northam; Virginians favor keeping Confederate monuments

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:00:00 EDT

ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Republican Gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie has narrowed the gap, and now trails Democrat Ralph Northam by four percentage points (47%-43%), which is within the margin of error. Libertarian Cliff Hyra has the support of five percent of...

Consumer Watchdog Kicks Off Campaign To Fire LADWP Ratepayer Advocate Fred Pickel; Launches "Can The Pickel" Video And Ratepayer Action Against Runaway Rates at Los Angeles City Hall Rally Today

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:21:00 EDT

(image) SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog, Food & Water Watch, DWP ratepayers and other advocacy groups rally today in front of City Hall to urge the Los Angeles City Council to fire DWP ratepayer advocate Fred Pickel for selling out ratepayers...

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FRC Action PAC Endorses Judge Roy Moore for United States Senate

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:03:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action PAC, the political action committee connected with Family Research Council Action, is endorsing Judge Roy Moore for United States Senate in the state of Alabama. FRC Action President, Tony Perkins commented: "These...

A Third Party Candidate Seeks to Break The Gridlock by Declaring a Run for US Congress to Take the Seat Held by Jared Polis

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:03:00 EDT

(image) GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Author, government affairs business leader, leadership expert, and entrepreneur, Todd Mitchem announces his run for Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, 2018. On why he's running now, Todd says, "After being nearly financially...

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Bourne Attorney Makes It Official, Will Run For Attorney General

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 17:41:00 EDT

(image) BOURNE, Mass., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bourne attorney, James "Jay" McMahon, has officially thrown his hat into the ring to run as the Republican candidate for the Office of Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Last month, at an event held in Westport, sp...

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Ivan Raiklin launches 1776 Mile Run in Virginia to Support Veterans Charities

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:51:00 EDT

(image) ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday August 23, 2017, Ivan Raiklin of Alexandria, VA will kick-off his 1776 mile run around the Commonwealth of Virginia. The run will commence at the Mount Vernon Trail at Mount Vernon Estate Parking Lot. The site open...

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Leading Pro-Trump Super PAC founder and strategists join Ward campaign

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

(image) TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Ward for Senate campaign has announced that the founder and top operative of the largest Super PAC supporting the President in 2016, Great America PAC, have joined the campaign. Eric Beach was founder and co-chair and Brent Lowder...

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Deanna Sgro Nominated as Ontario Liberal Party Candidate for New Riding of Humber River--Black Creek

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:15:00 EDT

(image) TORONTO, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Deanna Sgro nominated as Ontario Liberal Party candidate for new riding of Humber River—Black Creek. Deanna Sgro, a lawyer and community volunteer was nominated as the Ontario Liberal Party candidate for the new riding of Humber River—Black Creek...

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Rocky de la Fuente Bets for Job Improvement and Affordable Housing to ‘Make NYC Shine Again’

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT

MIAMI, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elections are around the corner. However, less GOP candidates are standing through the race. The fate of the City of New York relies on an Assembly member from Staten Island, the current NYC Mayor and a businessman from San Diego. Rocky De La...

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Congratulates Jerry Oleksiak on Nomination to Secretary of Labor and Industry

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, congratulate Jerry Oleksiak, President of the Pennsylvania State Education Association on his nomination as Secretary of...

Democratic Jewish Outreach PA Endorses State Senator Daylin Leach for Congress in PA-7

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:02:00 EDT

(image) HORSHAM, Pa., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democrats in Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District will go to the polls May 15, 2018, to choose a candidate to run against Republican incumbent Pat Meehan in the 2018 mid-term election. Democratic Jewish Outreach PA (DJOP), which s...

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SHEROES OF NY Lanza como la Primera Campaña Bipartidista que Promueve la Colaboración de Mujeres Candidatas Previo a las Primarias en la Ciudad de Nueva York

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:39:00 EDT

(image) NUEVA YORK, 20 de julio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC-NYC), una de las principales organizaciones multipartidistas dedicada a aumentar la participación de las mujeres en el proceso político, lanza SHEROES OF NY. Esta campaña coincide...

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SHEROES OF NY Launches as the First Bipartisan Campaign of Women Candidates Promoting a Summer of Collaboration Leading up to the Primary Elections in New York City

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:28:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Women's Political Caucus of New York City (NWPC-NYC), a leading multi-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women's participation in the political process, launches SHEROES OF NY. This campaign aligns with the...

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Houston Energy Attorney Launches Surprise Primary Challenge to Ted Cruz

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:56:00 EDT

HOUSTON, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stefano de Stefano, a free market Republican and Houston-based energy attorney, emerged Monday as the sole Republican primary challenger for Sen. Ted Cruz' seat in the U.S. Senate. "Texas Republicans deserve a big-tent alternative who can bring...

Prominent Trial Lawyer, Engineer, FBI Advisor, and CIA Partner OMAR A. SIDDIQUI Launches 2018 Campaign for U.S. Congress Representing California's 48th District

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:30:00 EDT

(image) COSTA MESA, Calif., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange County native Omar A. Siddiqui formally filed his Statement of Candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives for the 48th Congressional District of California in the 2018 general election with the U.S. Federal Election Commission...

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Austin Petersen Announces Bid For Missouri U.S. Senate Seat in 2018

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 19:35:00 EDT

(image) PECULIAR, Mo., July 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Libertarian presidential candidate Austin Petersen today announced his intention to run for the U.S. Senate out of Missouri in the 2018 election. He made the announcement at an open-invite Fourth of July party on his family...

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The Time Has Come for ALL Californians to Have Universal Healthcare

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:13:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- California is the sixth largest economy in the world. More people live in California than in all of Canada. And yet Canadians have one thing that Californians do not have - universal, single-payer healthcare for all.  I proudly endorsed SB 562...

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