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Law professor demonstrates that the results of the 2000 presidential election correspond to an 18th century historian's prediction of conditions accompanying the downfall of democracy.
A Texas woman who cast her vote for all Democratic candidates discovered her ballot marked for Bush/Cheney.
The outcome of Washington Redskins home football games has correctly predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election since 1936.
Maps show similarity between 2004 U.S. presidential election results and pattern of free vs. slave states in pre-Civil War America.
Chart shows relationship between 2004 electoral vote result and voter IQ.
A 1967 news article reported terrorist efforts to disrupt elections in South Vietnam.
Voice actress Nancy Cartwright was elected mayor of Northridge, California.
A mayoral election in Ecuador was once won by a foot powder.
Article relates the plight of women's suffrage advocates who were arrested for picketing the White House in 1917.
U.S. election boards will be enforcing rules against passive electioneering on Election Day 2008.
Voters with outstanding warrants or unpaid traffic fines face arrest by undercover officers at polling places.
Voters need to be cautious when using "straight ticket" voting in the upcoming presidential election.
All the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will be up for election in 2010.
The Obama administration disenfranchised 2.8 million overseas military voters by failing to send them absentee ballots on time.
President Obama has sold the tabulating of votes in U.S. national elections to SCYTL, a Spanish company run by a donor to his campaign.
Ronald Reagan would have been unable to vote under current voter ID laws until 1991.
The Obama campaign is seeking to restrict military voting in Ohio.
Voters can cast their ballots for the November 2012 general election by telephone.
Going into 2012, Republican presidential candidates have won every election held on November 6th.
It is illegal to take a photograph of your ballot and post it to the Internet.
The selection of a U.S. President can be thrown to the House of Representatives if electors from one-third of the states do not cast Electoral College ballots.
List cites instances proving voter fraud in the 2012 U.S. presidential election.
The Miami-Dade County Elections Department has implemented a policy to close the bathrooms at all polling facilities.
Megyn Kelly claimed Colorado voters can print ballots at home due to a new law.
Voting machines in Cook County, Illinois are rigged to favor Democrats.
The Republican Party of Virginia reported that voting machines were miscalibrated and favored a Democrat candidate.
A South Carolina exit poll asked voters whether black people had gotten "too demanding" in the push for equal rights.
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