Tag: election

The lesser of two evils not a viable moral political option

The lesser of two evils not a viable moral political option

| September 13, 2016

By Ky Milton Special to Frost Illustrated Ever since I can remember I’ve been intrigued by politics. One of my earliest memories dates back to sixth grade. I was a part of a project to get our school involved in the Bush vs. Gore election. I became mesmerized with the order of government. I was […]

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NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

| September 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch recently issued the following release regarding upcoming meetings and the organization’s general election: Dear Member: Please note the following General Membership meetings of the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee on November 19, […]

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Time to ‘topple the tyrant’ says opposition leader after flawed polls

Time to ‘topple the tyrant’ says opposition leader after flawed polls

| September 7, 2016

(GIN)—Gabon’s disputed election challenged by the leader of the opposition has prompted a call to “topple the tyrant” as hundreds are disappeared in federal jails. The crackdown on citizen protests has even moved France, the former colonial power, to condemn the disappearance of some of its citizens holding dual citizenship. Post-election chaos has claimed at […]

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Gabonese set to vote as groundbreaking begins for U.S. school

Gabonese set to vote as groundbreaking begins for U.S. school

| August 23, 2016

(GIN)—Citizens of Gabon will go to the polls this week to choose between the long-running dynasty of Bongo Ondimba or a member of the opposition comprised of 14 candidates, each jostling to take part in this Saturdays’ polls. But, what looked like an easy win for the incumbent president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, grew speed bumps […]

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Ghana considers shutdown of social media in election day run-up

Ghana considers shutdown of social media in election day run-up

| June 21, 2016

(GIN)—Ghanaians who use social media could find themselves staring at a blank screen instead of Facebook or Twitter under a plan now being considered by Ghana’s Police Service (GPS). Superintendent Cephas Arthur, Public Affairs director of the GPS, said that blocking Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets during the upcoming elections would be in […]

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Make veterans’ needs focus of American Legion Post 148

Make veterans’ needs focus of American Legion Post 148

| May 27, 2016

American Legion Charles C. Anderson Post 148  is scheduled to hold an election of 2016-207 post officers from noon to 6 p.m., June 4. Post 148 is a hidden community resource, focused on veterans’ family and children needs. Our number one priority is veterans first, making sure their needs are met and supporting every effort […]

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U.S. delegation among foreign nations saluting winner of dubious poll

U.S. delegation among foreign nations saluting winner of dubious poll

(GIN)—After the disputed re-election of the longest-serving ruler of Equatorial Guinea, opposition leaders and local organizations decried it as “not credible.” According to the election results supervised by a minister of his own party, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo swept the polls with 94 percent of the vote. But, most known members of the opposition […]

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DeRay’s campaign for Baltimore mayor win for Black Lives Matter movement

DeRay’s campaign for Baltimore mayor win for Black Lives Matter movement

| May 9, 2016

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson deserves high props. The young man used his activism as a platform to run for mayor of Baltimore, and he placed better than expected in the April 26 election. Initially projected to get just one percent of the votes, he ended up […]

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Trump delivers Indiana knockout blow to Cruz, Kasich; Sanders plays rope-a-dope to survive another round against Hillary

Trump delivers Indiana knockout blow to Cruz, Kasich; Sanders plays rope-a-dope to survive another round against Hillary

| May 9, 2016

Ballot set for Nov. 8 Allen County elections Stutzman defeated in U.S. Senate primary; unorthodox candidate wins for Democrats in 3rd District House race   INDIANA—As expected, Indiana’s May 3 Primary Election proved crucial for some in this year’s heated presidential contest. For Senator Ted Cruz, the Hoosier contest was a do or die affair […]

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Former first lady has message for Ghanaians—‘Deal Me In!’

Former first lady has message for Ghanaians—‘Deal Me In!’

| May 3, 2016

(GIN)—Those ringing words–‘Deal Me In!”—that thrilled fans of presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton in the U.S.  could be sending a similar message of hope and change to voters here in Ghana. Although Africa has done better promoting women to the presidency, few Ghanaians were expecting to see the wife of former President Jerry Rawlings toss her […]

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