New Kentucky Registration Data

Ballot Access News On July 18, the Kentucky State Board of Elections posted new voter registration data. The percentages: Democratic 50.57%; Republican 40.98%; Libertarian .24%; Green .05%; Constitution .01%; Socialist Workers .003%; Reform .003%; independent and miscellaneous 8.13%. The November 2016 percentages had been: Democratic 51.23%; Republican 40.47%; Libertarian .23%; Green .05%; Constitution .01%; Socialist Workers .003%; …

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Socialist Workers Party Hints it Won’t File Lawsuit to Regain Exemption from Campaign Disclosure

Ballot Access News The May 8 issue of The Militant has a page one story, continued on page four, which gives one the impression that the Socialist Workers Party will not go back to court to reinstate its long-standing exemption from having to file reports on the identity of persons who give contributions to the …

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New York State Amends Certified Vote Totals from November 2016 Election

Ballot Access News On December 22, the New York State Board of Elections revised its official election returns. The Board had posted “Original certified results” on December 8, which suggests the state had determined the official figures. But on December 22, the Board posted revised figures. Hillary Clinton gained 56,371 votes over the earlier figure; …

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Socialist Workers Party Asks Federal Election Commission for an Extension of its Exemption from Reporting Campaign Finances

Ballot Access News In 1982, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Socialist Workers Party is entitled to an exemption from reporting its campaign contributors, because the evidence showed that persons identified with the SWP were likely to be harassed. The Federal Election Commission has been exempting the SWP ever since. However, the FEC always …

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Ten States Have Completed Vote Count

Ballot Access News As of Sunday, November 26, ten states have completed their official vote canvass for the November 8, 2016 election: Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wyoming. Brian Sears has tabulated the presidential vote, using the official vote in those states, and the unofficial vote in …

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2016 Compilation Of Recent State Voter Registration Data From Ballot Access News

A compilation of recent BAN articles showing voter registration data and statistics from various states from November and last month, as listed in descending alphabetical order-   New Alaska Registration Data On November 3, Alaska Division of Elections released current registration data. Percentages are: independent and miscellaneous 52.62%; Republican 27.20%; Democratic 14.85%; Alaskan Independence 3.29%; …

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