Electoral Reform

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Name: Electoral Reform
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

The Central Elections Commission Concludes the Electoral Reform Project

:39Ramallah/PNNThe legal drafting committee which was formed through the electoral reform workshop conducted from 8th -11th December 2013, has concluded drafting proposed legal amendments to the current local elections law, Central Elections Commission ... [Published Palestine News Network - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cote d’Ivoire’s opposition parties fault govt on election commission

A coalition of opposition political parties in Cote d’Ivoire has faulted measures taken by the government in reconstituting the country’s Independent Electoral Commission.The group, ‘Alliance of Democratic Forces in Cote d’Ivoire’, in a statement in Abidjan ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Royal College of Physicians elects new president

16 . 04 .14 Professor Jane Dacre has been elected president of the Royal College of Physicians, beating nine other candidates.Professor Dacre, director of UCL Medical School and a consultant physician and rheumatologist at the Whittington Hospital in ... [Published National Health Executive - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

15.04 - UCL Professor Jane Dacre elected president of the Royal College of Physicians - UCL

Professor was elected president of the Royal College of Physicians last night, by single transferable vote from a field of ten candidates, in a ballot organised by Electoral Reform Services. The result was announced at the end of College Day, the day ... [Published MyScience - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Interview: Suren Bissoondoyal

“The death of the Best Loser System will not by itself kill ‘communalism’ as we know it”* “I am weary of empty slogans which do not mean anything, whether they be ‘one graduate per family’, or ‘unité nationale’ or ‘citoyenneté républicaine’… Why can’t ... [Published MauritiusTimes - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

ERC launches Facebook and Whatsapp forums

The Election Resource Centre (ERC) has launched a platform to increase interaction between citizens and their elected officials.ERC director Tawanda Chimhini said the platform came at an opportune time when “an unconstitutional bill, the Electoral Reform ... [Published The Zimbabwean - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Jonathan Under Fire for Advocating Unregulated Election Expenses

Election monitors and anti-corruption activists have launched a blistering attack on President Goodluck Jonathan over his comment Monday advocating new laws to ease existing regulation on election expenses, either by completely removing spending ceilings, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 5 reports

2015 - Jonathan Rejects Regulation of Campa...

Ahead of the 2015 general elections, President Goodluck Jonathan has kicked against regulation of campaign expenses, saying it is unrealistic.Jonathan spoke at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday while receiving the report of the National Stakeholders' ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

Airedale Hospital seeking governors

Airedale Hospital is seeking public governors.Seven seats are up for grabs, covering areas including Lower Wharfe Valley (Otley, Yeadon, Guiseley and Rawdon).Colin Millar, chairman of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Most people become governors ... [Published Gazette And Observer - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

Bersih 2.0 calls for Shahidan Kassim’s resignation

Electoral reform watchdog Bersih 2.0 has joined the chorus of calls for Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim to quit for suggesting that Malaysians should vote along racial lines. Describing the remarks of the minister in the prime minister's department as "ridiculous" ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 4 reports

Mamata for poll reforms, empowering States

With an eye on playing a decisive role in the formation of the next Central government, the Trinamool Congress on Saturday released its first-ever "national manifesto," promising roti, kapda aur makaan (food, clothing and shelter).Trinamool chairperson ... [Published The Hindu - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Conservatives Keep Electoral Reform Documents Secret

OTTAWA—The Conservative government is keeping secret documents prepared for Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre as he drafted the controversial electoral reform bill.In an unusual move, the Privy Council Office has refused to release all but three ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 21 2014]


Their response? "It's fair and reasonable that Canadians have some form of identification to vote."
Abang said the petition "has been referred to the Chairman, Senate Committee on INEC for further necessary action."
"The Abbott government needs to give up the protection racket for Australia's big polluters and start protecting communities. They need to get out of the way of the positive transition that's happening and stop trying to take this country backwards" said Greens Leader Christine Milne

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MDC-T Can Remove Zanu (PF) Sooner Than Later [Published Change Zimbabwe - 53 mins ago]
Maria Miller’s feeble apology, BBC hotel jaunts... [Published New Statesman - 4 hours ago]
The Central Elections Commission Concludes the ... [Published Palestine News Network - 5 hours ago]
Cote d’Ivoire’s opposition parties fault govt o... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 16 2014]
Royal College of Physicians elects new president [Published National Health Executive - Apr 16 2014]
15.04 - UCL Professor Jane Dacre elected presid... [Published MyScience - Apr 15 2014]
Professor Jane Dacre is elected president of th... [Published Royal College of Physicians - Apr 14 2014]
Why 'Fair Elections Act' Means the Death of Reason [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 14 2014]
Senate to Probe INEC's Alleged Disobedience of ... [Published This Day Online - Apr 14 2014]
IPCC: Greens say PM Abbott must stop blocking r... [Published Australian Greens - Apr 14 2014]
Senate orders probe into INEC’s alleged disreg... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 14 2014]
Public Funding for Nigerian Elections [Published Spy Ghana - Apr 13 2014]
Interview: Suren Bissoondoyal [Published MauritiusTimes - Apr 13 2014]
Calls for poll reforms legitimate - EU envoy [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 13 2014]
Re-engagement: Rallying point for Zim’s recovery [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Apr 11 2014]
ERC launches Facebook and Whatsapp forums [Published The Zimbabwean - Apr 10 2014]
Jonathan Under Fire for Advocating Unregulated ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
Stephen Harper's Electoral Reform View Starkly ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 10 2014]
The Election That Brought Yar'Adua to Power a H... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 09 2014]
That's A Booby Trap: President Jonathan Says, R... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 08 2014]
2015 - Jonathan Rejects Regulation of Campa... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
2015 - Why I Am Committed to Free, Fair Electio... [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
Jonathan reiterates commitment to credible 2015... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 08 2014]
Mexican Energy Reform Progress Report - Two Ste... [Published Baker Botts - Apr 08 2014]
2007 elections embarrassed me, says Jonathan [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Apr 08 2014]
Mnangagwa Red-Handed Trying To Sneak Election B... [Published Change Zimbabwe - Apr 07 2014]
2007 election results embarrassed me, says Jona... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 07 2014]
2015 Elections: Jonathan Restates Commitment To... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Apr 07 2014]
Opinion: A mirror held up to Malaysian identity [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 06 2014]
Airedale Hospital seeking governors [Published Gazette And Observer - Apr 06 2014]
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On Electoral Reform in the U.S.: Instant Runoff... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Mar 10 2014]
There’s an interesting discussion going on in comments here about electoral reform measures. I certainly support instant runoff voting or a similar procedure that would prevent irrational results in multy-party races. This isn’t usually a major problem ...
UN Expert Welcomes Electoral Reform Agreement i... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Mar 06 2014]
An independent United Nations human rights expert hailed a five-point agreement reached today by Cambodia’s two main political parties to initiate electoral reforms in the country towards a more transparent process, and greater freedom of expression ...
Today’s letters: With Conservatives like these,... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 28 2014]
Re: Debt Dealer, Maxime Bernier , Feb. 26. On one hand, Maxime Bernier correctly states that Keynesian stimulus measures can’t create wealth by spending more money. Except, it seems, when the Conservatives do it. Then it’s called “measures to deal ...
Cambodian Parties Agree to Form Electoral Refor... [Published Khmerization - Feb 25 2014]
FILE - Sam Rainsy (R), leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), arrives at the Municipal Court in central Phnom Penh, Jan. 14, 2014.Kong Sothanarith, Heng ReaksmeyFebruary 24, 2014Cambodia's main political parties say they have ...
Canada: Liberal party’s costly resolutions [Published Politisite - Feb 24 2014]
MTL 2013 – Hope and Hard Work As the Liberal party wrapped up its hugfest on Sunday, there were many promises, little substance and a plea for centre right conservative voter to join the liberal camp in the next election or stay home. Delegates passed ...
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