Electoral Reform

Type: Organization
Name: Electoral Reform
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish freelance members to vote on pay offer

Pic: Fir0002/FlagstaffotosScottish freelance members are to vote on offer of an across-the-board increase of 2% on all freelance and casual rates.The offer was made following discussions between BECTU's Scottish Freelance Branch negotiating team and BBC ... [Published BECTU magazine - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral reform bill becomes political wedge

By Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian PressOTTAWA - What's a government to do when a litany of parliamentary watchdogs, academics, aboriginal leaders, editorialists and opposition politicians say your legislation stinks?If you're Stephen Harper's Conservatives, ... [Published Surrey Leader - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral Reform

There is a way to limit the effects of political special interests in America. Change the presidential election system. The electoral college needs to go the way of the dinosaur. It is unfair and manipulative. The president is the ONLY representative ... [Published Star News Online - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Loretta Cusack-Doyle wins election to British Judo Board

Loretta Cusack-Doyle has won election to the British Judo Board following the results of the 2014 Board elections, which have been confirmed by the Electoral Reform Services. Loretta Cusack-Doyle placed first ahead of second place, Mac Abbotts and third ... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Council tenants vote overwhelmingly for stock transfer as ALMO becomes HA 24dash.com

Council tenants in Gloucester have voted overwhelmingly in favour of transferring the ownership of their homes to the local authority's ALMO – securing a £292 million investment in their properties in the process.In a confidential ballot, 89.1% of tenants ... [Published 24dash.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

MK believed able to annul the House’s decision on Pilkada, law expert says

Constitutional law expert and Center for Electoral Reform (CETRO) senior researcher Refly Harun said on Friday that he believed the Constitutional Court (MK) would annul the decision of the House of Representatives’ lawmakers to replace the direct election ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

2015 polls’ll meet global best practices, Jonathan assures world leaders

President Goodluck Jonathan has again assured the international community that next year’s general elections in Nigeria will be conducted in accordance with global best practices to further strengthen the country’s democratic institutions.He said in keeping ... [Published Daily Sun - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral reform needed in New Brunswick, group says

Fair Vote Canada is hoping the results of Monday’s provincial election will reignite a debate over electoral reform in New Brunswick.The national organization promotes the adoption of proportional representation.Kelly Carmichael, a spokesperson for Fair ... [Published CBC - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

BM Tyron, a “Leadership Academy” product

By Grace AlmedillaCOMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE – Senior Board Member Jayvee Tyron L. Uy is one of the country’s Local Legislators to graduate from the “Leadership Academy” of Ateneo de Manila School of Government with the National Movement of Young Legislators ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Presiding Officers, not police must command polling station- IEA

The Institute of Economic Affairs is calling for more powers to be vested in the Presiding Officers over and above the security personnel at the various polling stations during elections.The recommendation which is part of the Electoral Reform Project ... [Published Joy FM - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Security, Elections, Officer
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

IEA To EC: “Maintain And Enforce The N.V.N.V. Rule (No Verification, No Vote)”

In series 4, of the IEA Electoral Reform Project we discuss Recommendation Four (4).Under this, The IEA is calling on the Electoral Commission to maintain and enforce the provision in the electoral regulations which states that “no verification, no v ... [Published Peace FM - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral reform debate continues

MLA representatives in the eastern districts aren’t totally on board with government’s plan to change the way we vote.The response may come as a surprise as both Ezzard Miller and Arden McLean are staunch supporters of single member constituencies. “We’re ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Sep 05 2014]

Quotes

"Away from the noise around political Ottawa, everyone understands that this is common sense" Poilievre said
...Ahead of the vote, Loretta said, "I can promise you all that in the role of Director I will listen to all club members and supporting roles. Your voice is vitally important, and as such I will take into account your views on the running of our association."
Ashley Green, GCH's chief executive, said: "I would like to thank all the people who have taken part in this consultation, and put their faith in us."
"In the view of the IEA, it is reasonable for any well meaning and level-headed Ghanaian to anticipate that the Regional or District Security Committees (REGSEC/DISEC) as constituted with political heads (Regional Ministers and MMDCEs) as chairs, would have difficulties dealing fairly and firmly with security issues and electoral crimes, especially where they themselves are candidates in an election."

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UDP Commemorates Eighteenth Year Anniversary [Published Foroyaa Online - Sep 30 2014]
Scottish freelance members to vote on pay offer [Published BECTU magazine - Sep 30 2014]
BID vote will do the business for Paisley [Published Allmediascotland - Sep 30 2014]
Electoral reform bill becomes political wedge [Published Surrey Leader - Sep 29 2014]
Inquiries, roundtables and $25-M government pro... [Published MusokaRegion.com - Sep 29 2014]
Aquino brings home $2.35-B in investment pledges [Published Business World - Sep 26 2014]
Electoral Reform [Published Star News Online - Sep 26 2014]
Loretta Cusack-Doyle wins election to British J... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
MK believed able to annul the House’s decision ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 26 2014]
2015 polls’ll meet global best practices, Jonat... [Published Daily Sun - Sep 26 2014]
Ukip’s test of credibility [Published The Independent - Sep 25 2014]
Electoral reform needed in New Brunswick, group... [Published CBC - Sep 25 2014]
Council tenants vote overwhelmingly for stock t... [Published 24dash.com - Sep 25 2014]
BM Tyron, a “Leadership Academy” product [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 25 2014]
Aquino says China trade needs may keep sea disp... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 24 2014]
ECP report: lessons learned or a damning indict... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 24 2014]
Presiding Officers, not police must command pol... [Published Joy FM - Sep 24 2014]
Nigeria’s competitiveness rankings: Perception ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Sep 24 2014]
Aquino Says China’s Trade Needs to Keep Sea Dis... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 24 2014]
IEA: Presiding Officers Must Take Charge Of Pol... [Published Peace FM - Sep 23 2014]
ECP decides to amend in electoral laws for gene... [Published The News Tribe - Sep 23 2014]
Insurgency has worsened despite emergency rule,... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 23 2014]
There’s link between Sharia and B’ Haram – Opad... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 23 2014]
A Parent’s Path to Integration [Published Ni4kids - Sep 22 2014]
Opadokun flays FG’s handling of insurgency [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 22 2014]
IEA calls review of EC's 'strong room' structure [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 21 2014]
Elections 2014 (51): Finally, a deal, but not y... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Sep 20 2014]
New Democrats celebrate Democracy Week, call fo... [Published Nathan Cullen - Sep 20 2014]
Shauna Sylvester sees Centre for Dialogue on wo... [Published Simon Fraser University - Sep 19 2014]
'Pass the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill I... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
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Aquino says China trade needs may keep sea disp... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 24 2014]
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Benigno Aquino said his country’s territorial dispute with China over the South China Sea may be controllable because the world’s second-largest economy will hesitate to jeopardize trade routes. “Is it a cause ...
Aquino Says China’s Trade Needs to Keep Sea Dis... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 24 2014]
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said his country’s territorial dispute with China over the South China Sea may be controllable because the world’s second-largest economy will hesitate to jeopardize trade routes. “Is it a cause for concern? ...
Elections 2014 (51): Finally, a deal, but not y... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Sep 20 2014]
After more than three months of audits and behind-the-scenes negotiation, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed a deal today to set up a government of national unity. The election ‘result’ was announced a couple of hours later, but the Independent ...
Was (Is) Six Californias a Trojan Horse? [Published Calitics - Front Page - Sep 17 2014]
[Even though I was planning to take a break from blogging for a while, something has been nagging me at the back of my mind about Six Californias. Since a brief email exchange I had with Mr. Draper indicates he may try again - which is why I have "Is" ...
Elections (50): Experience with ‘governments of... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Sep 16 2014]
In hindsight, it is difficult to find out who first had the idea of Afghanistan having a ‘government of national unity’ (GNU) as the way out of the Afghan electoral deadlock. Currently, however, it is promoted by almost all the international players ...
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