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Voting

July 7, 2019, 11am PDT
On June 27, the Supreme Court didn't just rule on the Census Bureau's citizenship question. It also decided that it wasn't their business to consider how congressional districts are drawn, which will likely reduce the influence of cities.
The New York Times
October 25, 2012, 10am PDT
"Since the beginning of 2011, 180 bills restricting voting and voter registration have been introduced in 41 states. Over 70% of the electoral votes needed to win the 2012 Presidential election will come from states with new restrictive voting laws."
Shelterforce Magazine
June 8, 2009, 7am PDT
Officials of Bridgeport admitted that the city's Master Plan of Conservation and Development was improperly adopted last year.
Connecticut Post
November 13, 2008, 8am PST
Last week, a majority of transportation initiatives were approved by voters. This is good news for transit advocates, but risks still loom.
The Wall Street Journal
July 31, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Author Bill Bishop discusses the "big sort" that's resulting in increasingly homogeneous voting patterns in the segment on Comedy Central's <em>Daily Show</em>.</p>
The Daily Show