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National Popular Vote bill still alive, awaits House action

HARTFORD — It’s now up to the House of Representatives to act on legislation that would require Connecticut to join a group of states wanting to pool their Electoral College votes for the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote. 91 kata lagi

News

Wonder what Swire and his Conservative Middle East Council think of this?

“Britain is now the second biggest arms dealer in the world, official government figures show – with most of the weapons fuelling deadly conflicts in the Middle East. 374 kata lagi

Accountability

Why Should I Vote in Council Elections on May 4th, 2017?

The statistics are startling when it comes to voter turnout for council elections in Scotland:

  • 1995 = 44.9%
  • 1999 = 58.1%
  • 2003 = 49.1%
  • 2007 = 52.8%
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Activism

The Internet Is Torn About A Minute Insect Emoji

Many of you likely have emojis enabled on your phone, but one of them has sparked an interesting debate: the green creepy-crawly that some call a caterpillar, but others call a worm. 93 kata lagi

Kiran Mathew

Douglas Carswell defects from UKIP to become "Independent" MP

Well, that’s his third political change – Tory to UKIP to Independent:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39393213

Down here we do it differently – Claire Wright has always been Independent – no shilly-shallying! 37 kata lagi

Accountability

Beware Boundaries in Budleigh

If you are registered to vote (though this could be problematical – see post below) and you live in the hinterland of Budleigh Salterton, you might wish to comment on boundary change proposals for the area. 71 kata lagi

Voting

Want to register online to vote in East Devon? Don't bother, website unavailable

You could try here:

https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

but if it links to the EDDC website – tough.

Hope Mr Williams is at work today getting this fixed. We pay him extra to be our Electoral officer. 96 kata lagi

EDDC