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Touch Screen Voting Machines, Vijaya Krushna Varma Mr Jan 2013

Touch Screen Voting Machines, Vijaya Krushna Varma Mr

VIJAYA KRUSHNA VARMA Mr

Touch screen voting machines will be useful for conducting free and fair polls on single day and in single phase for general elections. If touch screen voting machines are used then there will be absolutely no scope for rigging, impersonate voting and all other malpractices in voting process. With TSVMs counting of votes will be over within one hour on the same day after polling is over. By using TSCMs polling, counting declaring of results for all constituencies can be completed on the same day of the polling.


Marin Students To Conduct Exit Polling During November Election [Interview], Alison Howard Oct 2012

Marin Students To Conduct Exit Polling During November Election [Interview], Alison Howard

Alison Dana Howard

No abstract available


Diffusion Of Nationalist Voting In Scotland And Wales: Emulation, Contagion, And Retrenchment, James Lutz Sep 2010

Diffusion Of Nationalist Voting In Scotland And Wales: Emulation, Contagion, And Retrenchment, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Marginality, Major Third Parties, And Turnout In England In The 1970s And 1980s: A Re-Analysis And Extension, James Lutz Sep 2010

Marginality, Major Third Parties, And Turnout In England In The 1970s And 1980s: A Re-Analysis And Extension, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Welsh Political Mobilization: A Comment And A Note, James Lutz Sep 2010

Welsh Political Mobilization: A Comment And A Note, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Explaining Seat Changes In The U.S. House Of Representatives, 1950-1998, Brian Newman, Charles Ostrom Dec 2001

Explaining Seat Changes In The U.S. House Of Representatives, 1950-1998, Brian Newman, Charles Ostrom

Brian Newman

Recent U.S. House elections have challenged existing models of congressional elections, raising the question of whether or not processes thought to govern previous elections are still at work. Taking Marra and Ostrom's (1989) model of congressional elections as representative of extant theoretical perspectives and testing it against recent elections, we find that the model fails. We augment Marra and Ostrom's model with new insights, constructing a model that explains elections from 1950 to 1998. We find that, although presidential approval ratings and major political events continue to drive congressional elections, the distribution of open seats must also ...


Buffalo's "Prophet Of Protest": The Political Leadership And Activism Of Reverend Dr. Bennett W. Smith, Sr., Sherri Wallace Jun 2001

Buffalo's "Prophet Of Protest": The Political Leadership And Activism Of Reverend Dr. Bennett W. Smith, Sr., Sherri Wallace

Sherri L. Wallace

Recently voted as one of Western New York's most influential people for the twentieth century (Gallivan 1999), the Reverend Dr. [Bennett W. Smith, Sr.] Sr.'s own electoral and political activism clearly emanate from the ethical expressions of the social justice ministry of his late friend and comrade, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King characterized social justice in terms of "comprehensive social empowerment." He believed that freedom for African-Americans without empowerment (i.e. "Civil Rights"), land and/or other social/economic resources, was not "true" freedom (Walker 1991, 24). King's philosophy, similar to Stokely Carmichael's ...