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Swiss Voters Approve Law Allowing Same-Sex Marriages

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Until now, couples in same-sex partnerships could not use Swiss sperm banks. They had also been prohibited from adopting children, even though unmarried people were allowed to do so. “It is clearly discrimination based on sexual orientation,” said......

Without Merkel, many German voters don’t know who to vote for

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Teenage girls draped in German flags attend an election campaign rally of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) in May 28, 2021 in Haldensleben, Germany. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | Getty Images The outcome of Germany’s federal election......

Whitmer’s job approval falls, splitting Michigan voters, poll finds

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s job approval has fallen to a point where Michigan voters are nearly split about how she is doing, according to a new poll released Monday, marking a large decline from prior surveys. The decrease has occurred as......

Trudeau Seeks a Fresh Start, but Many Voters See a Power Grab

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Mr. Trudeau has many achievements since 2015 to point to. His government has introduced carbon pricing and other climate measures, legalized cannabis, increased spending for Indigenous issues, and made 1,500 models of military-style rifles illegal. A new plan......

California voters say Covid-19 biggest issue for state, CNN exit poll shows

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here That’s followed by just over one-fifth saying homelessness, 1 in 6 saying the economy and wildfires, respectively, and slightly under one-tenth saying crime. Concerns vary across partisan lines: more than 4 in 10 Democrats call coronavirus their top issue,......

California voters deciding governor’s fate in Republican-led recall

Reuters
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 14 (Reuters) – California voters on Tuesday were deciding whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom in a special election that will test the power of a Republican Party still dominated by former U.S. President Donald Trump in a deeply Democratic state. Newsom – a first-term governor and......

Biden says California voters

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Biden is in the Western U.S. on Monday to tour wildfire damage and campaign for California Governor Gavin Newsom, who is facing a recall effort.  Mr. Biden is appearing alongside Newsom just a few hours before polls open......

Ballot initiative could require Massachusetts voters to show identification

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brent Addleman, The Center Square The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office last week announced 16 proposed laws and one constitutional amendment that could appear on ballots statewide in 2022, including one that would require voters to show identification at polling......

Gavin Newsom bets fear can fend off voters’ fury at his misrule in CA recall election

NYPost
Post Editorial Board California’s recall election offers ordinary Californians the chance at some say in the control of their state. And that infuriates the progressive elites who run everything now. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s anti-recall fundraising is on track to hit $70 million, against just $8 million raised by the pro-recall......

What Voters in a California Swing District Say About Afghanistan

New York Times
At a time of deep partisan division, in a Southern California congressional district where Democrats narrowly outnumber Republicans, voters interviewed over the weekend were largely united on at least one issue: After a two-decade war, President Biden was right to pull American troops out of Afghanistan. The bombing at the......

Biden shedding support from independent voters as Delta variant spreads – Reuters poll

Reuters
NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is shedding support from independents, a crucial voting bloc that helped Democrats win the White House and Congress last year, as a resurgence of COVID-19 cases slows the country’s return to normal from the pandemic, Reuters/Ipsos polling shows. The drop in......

Locked-up and fed-up: Australian voters put prime minister on notice

Reuters
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, June 15, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Sydney’s west is subject to strictest lockdown measures Morrison would likely lose office on current polling Australian election must be held before May 2022 SYDNEY, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Kathy Chalker, a Sydney art......

Gerrymandering could limit minority voters’ power even after Census shows population gains

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Commuters arrive at Grand Central Station with Metro-North during morning rush hour on June 8, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images The battle to redraw U.S. congressional districts is taking place for the first......

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