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National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past Saturday the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.

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What Has Happened to the Everyman? New Book Questions GOP Philosophies

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is the Republican Party planning a coup d’etat for this next election cycle? George L. Fouke questions this in his newly-released book, ‘Who is Killing the Republican Party? An Old Professor’s Jolly Rant’ (ISBN: 978-1502512499). In a satirical account of the GOP, this politically-independent author takes the Republican Party to the woodshed with tough love hoping for its revival as part of a viable two-party system.

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Asheville National Organization for Women to Hold ‘Bitter Pill’ Rally Saturday, July 26

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women today announces a ‘Bitter Pill Rally’ Saturday, July 26, in response to recent Supreme Court decisions limiting women’s rights. Leaders cite the pressing need to direct the attention of North Carolina legislators to the immediate improvement of women’s rights at the state and national levels.

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Black Women Prepare for Midterm Elections with Report on Black Women in the U.S. and Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., June 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a 2013 U.S. Census Bureau report, African American women outvoted every other demographic in the 2012 election so it is clear to the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), that Black women will play a significant role as major influencers in the midterm election.

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The Libertarian Party of Texas Will Have 132 Candidates on the Ballot this November

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Libertarian Party of Texas will have 132 candidates representing them on ballots across Texas this November. With nominated candidates running for offices at all levels, ranging from County Clerk to U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, and Governor, the Libertarian Party of Texas is running a large slate of candidates.

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New Election Guide Provides a Blueprint for Improving State Recount Laws

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the United States enters the critical mid-year election season with close outcomes all but guaranteed, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) announces a new and concise resource, ‘Recount Principles and Best Practices,’ available for free.

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Philippines Employs ‘Lumpia Strategy’ to Counter Chinese Expansion

AYUNGIN ISLAND, Philippines, Nov. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An under-the-radar struggle for disputed island reefs is evolving in the South China Sea, between China and the Philippines, and the tactics employed by each side are named after foods, according to Reina Prince, global strategist for the NGO Friends Beyond Borders.

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Central Valley Tea Party Issues Commendations and Censures to Valley Congressmen

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party (CVTP), in conjunction with Merced Tea Party, North Valley Patriots, Mariposa Tea Party, Bakersfield Tea Party, Tehachapi Tea Party and Central Coast Freedom Rallies, has issued commendations to Congressmen Tom McClintock and Jeff Denham and censures to Congressmen Jim Costa, Kevin McCarthy, Devin Nunes and David Valadao based on their votes on H.R. 2775, the 2014 Continuing Appropriations Act.

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It’s Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.

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Josh Valdez, DBA, Joins Board of GROW Elect to Ensure California Latino Republican Voices Are Heard

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.

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ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh to speak at CPAC 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall C.E.O. Ravi Singh is excited to speak at CPAC 2013. A first-time speaker at CPAC, Mr. Singh will serve on two panels. One of which is ‘Back to the Future: High Tech-High Touch – Cool Tools.’ This will focus on the abilities of campaigns and organizations to reach out to constituents, supporters and voters in a technology focused age.

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Fish and Game Commission Rejects Study They’ve Never Read

LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LegalizeFerrets.org announces new WhiteHouse.gov petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.

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California Governor Appoints San Bernardino Residents to California Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed two of its members to the California Workforce Investment Board. They are Michael Gallo, 54 of San Bernardino and Joseph Williams, 36, of Redlands.

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Romney Campaign Names Josh Valdez, DBA, to Chair Health Care Insurance Industry Group

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Latino Consultants, LLC would like to share today that Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named the Chair of Health Care Insurance Industry Group by the Romney for President campaign.

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Former Coleman Staffers Pen Wickedly Funny ‘Capitol Hell’ Novel About Life on the Hill

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota native Jayne Jones and University of Minnesota graduate Alicia Long cut their political teeth as idealistic young staffers on Capitol Hill working for Senator Norm Coleman. That eye-opening behind-the-scenes experience has lead them to write ‘Capitol Hell’ (ISBN: 978-1-59298-536-4), a saucy novel about the crazy co-workers, high maintenance politicians, and over-the-top entourages that can only be found inside the beltway.

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Catholic Online Selects Mobile Politics: The Most Powerful Political Tool Since The Ballot

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as ‘the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.’

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Volunteers Voters Pledge Their Votes to the Most Charitable Political Party on VotesForCharity.org

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the millions of dissatisfied Americans taking to the streets, Votes for Charity, Inc. is a democratic outlet for the disenfranchised voters in this country. Instead of voting for the status quo, the ‘Volunteer Voters’ will be able to use their vote to redirect millions of dollars from political propaganda, to the best charities in America.

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New Software Ensures Accurate Matches of Addresses to Redistricted Congressional and State Legislative Districts for 2012 Elections

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online Image, a GIS software and web technology company, is now making available the nation’s most accurate matching of addresses and zip codes to redistricted congressional and state legislative districts. As a result, candidates can run and supporters can vote in the correct districts in the 2012 elections.

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Republican Candidate Leads President Obama in Straw Poll on Long-Term Care Insurance Support, an Issue Affecting Most Households

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a tight presidential race, voter sentiment on religion, race, jobs or contraception could tip the balance. Or ‘the decisive issue just might be a health problem that jeopardizes almost every American family,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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Organizations Can Now See How Redistricting Has Changed Their Members’ Congressional Districts

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online Image, a GIS software and technology company, today announced the Geocoded Address Batch Processing Service for New Congressional District Matching. This service is the first to match addresses to newly redrawn districts, enabling organizations to update their member address files and direct their members to support the candidates they endorse for the 2012 elections.

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LTC Guild director Dick Samson

LTC Guild Supports Election Poll on Key Issue: Tax Breaks to Help More Americans Afford Long-Term Care Insurance

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Guild, the social network for the long-term care insurance industry, announces its support of a straw poll asking people to say which presidential candidate they think more likely to back federal incentives for owning long-term care insurance. The poll, available at http://ltcguild.ning.com/page/election-poll, simply asks, […]

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UC Grad Inks Ballot Initiative to Freeze College Tuition and Fees

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (www.chec2012.com), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.

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FastUpFront Makes Waves with its 2012 Presidential Candidates Infographic

CLIFTON, N.J., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FastUpFront plans to make waves with its newest infographic: 2012 Presidential Candidates for Small Businesses. The infographic details the positions of the top 2012 presidential candidates on major issues facing small businesses such as taxes, minimum wage, and business expenses.

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‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ Calendars at ‘SaddleUp’ Straw Poll in Houston

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limited edition, signed ‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 calendars will be available for collectors and Ron Paul supporters in Houston, Texas at the Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford Street from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., from January 12 – 14, 2012.

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George Jensen, Jr., former USA Technologies Founder joins ThePeoplesVote.com Board of Directors

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThePeoplesVote.com is pleased to announce that George Jensen, Jr., current President and CEO of Jensen Expansion Capital, Inc. has joined their Board of Directors. Mr. Jensen will be advising the company on strategic planning and long term expansion, and will also be investing in the company.

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