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HOF rejects Schilling’s ask to be off 2022 ballot

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s board of directors denied Curt Schilling’s request to be removed from the 2022 Baseball Writers’ Association of America Hall of Fame ballot in an unanimous vote Thursday. Schilling will remain eligible for the BBWAA ballot for the 10th and final time next......

Detroit council votes to add reparations committee question to November ballot

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — The Detroit City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved adding a question to the November ballot to ask city voters whether a committee should be formed to consider reparations for residents.  The council’s proposed question asks: “Should the City of Detroit establish......

California judge denies Newsom’s request to be listed as Democrat on recall ballot

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Newsom had sued his own secretary of state last month to be listed as a Democrat on the ballot following what he called a filing “mistake” by his election attorney last year. The California Democrat was supposed to mark......

After Collecting Additional 3,208 Signatures, It Appears Cleveland Police Oversight Ballot Initiative Will Go Before Voters

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Courtesy Citizens for a Safer Cleveland Brenda Bickerstaff speaks on the steps of Cleveland City Hall. Citizens for a Safer Cleveland today announced it has collected an additional 3,208 signatures to place a ballot initiative for increased civilian oversight of the police before voters this fall. The grassroots coalition had......

NYC mayor race: Test ballots wreak havoc, lead to 135K ballot ‘discrepancy’ in ranked-choice results

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People vote during the Primary Election Day at P.S. 249 The Caton School on June 22, 2021 in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images This is not how New York City......

Citizens for a Safer Cleveland Submit Signatures for Police Accountability Ballot Initiative

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click to enlarge Courtesy Citizens for a Safer Cleveland Brenda Bickerstaff speaks on the steps of Cleveland City Hall. The grassroots coalition Citizens for a Safer Cleveland submitted signatures at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Wednesday morning for a ballot initiative that would amend the city of Cleveland’s charter......

Georgia’s Fulton County under state investigation for allegedly violating ballot drop box form rules

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A source with knowledge of the investigation cautioned to CNN that the probe “does not have any implications about fraudulent or missing ballots in Fulton any more than it meant that in the other smaller, more conservative counties,” saying:......

High court halts lower court decision to toss Detroit charter plan from ballot

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — The Michigan Supreme Court has halted a lower court’s decision to throw a charter revision plan off the city’s Aug. 3 ballot. The high court, in a Friday ruling, noted it’s still reviewing whether to take up or expedite......

Handling the ranked ballot: Goodwin

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Michael Goodwin The ranked-choice ballot system most New York voters will face for the first time next month has candidates searching for ways to extend their appeal. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for......

Justin Bibb Endorses Ballot Initiative for Increased Civilian Oversight of Cleveland Police

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click to enlarge Nonprofit executive and Cleveland Mayoral candidate Justin Bibb has officially endorsed the ballot initiative launched last month by Citizens for a Safer Cleveland that would amend the city of Cleveland’s charter to create stronger civilian oversight of the division of police. “Police misconduct has cost the City of......

Wayne County clerk backtracks on Duggan eligibility for ballot

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — The Wayne County clerk on Tuesday walked back her finding from a day earlier that Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan had missing campaign finance documents with her office, saying the filings are in order in a move that would allow the......

Detroit Councilwoman Janee Ayers’ eligibility for ballot challenged

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — Councilwoman Janee Ayers’ eligibility for the Aug. 3 ballot is being called into question over allegations that her campaign failed to file campaign finance reports. Ayers is making her second bid for one of two at-large seats on Detroit’s......

Indicted Taylor Mayor Rick Sollars ruled ineligible for Aug. 3 ballot

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Taylor — Indicted Mayor Rick Sollars is ineligible to appear on the August primary ballot over his failure to file campaign finance reports and pay thousands of dollars in late fees, a city official ruled late Friday. Taylor City Clerk Cynthia......

New Community Group Wants to Put Stronger Civilian Control of Cleveland Police on Ballot

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click to enlarge Hours before Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd, a coalition of Cleveland social justice organizations formally launched a ballot initiative that would amend the city of Cleveland’s charter to create stronger civilian oversight of the division of police. Citizens......

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