Liberty University’s Center for Law & Government to host Republican Gubernatorial Debate

SOURCE: prweb.com The Republican candidates vying for nomination for Virginia Governor in the June 13th Republican primary will face off in a debate at Liberty University on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7pm. Candidates Ed Gillespie, Corey Stewart, and Frank Wagner have confirmed attendance. LYNCHBURG, VA (PRWEB) MARCH 29, 2017 The Republican candidates vying for…

New Report Ranks 2016 Voter Turnout for 50 States

SOURCE: Nonprofit VOTE or PRNewswire.com Shows Turnout Advantage of States with Same Day Registration and Greater Competition BOSTON, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With election results finally certified by state election offices, Nonprofit VOTE and the U.S. Elections Project release “America Goes to The Polls,” a report that ranks all 50 states in voter turnout…

Research on Millennial Voting Behaviors and Cause Engagement Shows Generation Sees Activism in Different Way Than Previous Generations

SOURCE: prweb.com Data finds millennials are actively moving away from traditional forms of cause engagement and while taking consistent action on causes they care about INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) MARCH 15, 2017 Achieve, in partnership with the Case Foundation, released the final 2016 Millennial Impact Report: Cause Engagement during a U.S. Presidential Election Year. The report reveals…

Lessons from the Massachusetts Charter School Expansion Campaign

SOURCE: The National Education Policy Center or prweb.com Key New NEPC Policy Memo Takeaway: Results of campaign suggest dynamics and approaches that may impede similar efforts to expand market-based educational policies. BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) MARCH 14, 2017 In the November 2016 election, voters in Massachusetts decisively defeated a referendum that would have significantly increased the…

Ray Powell Announces Candidacy for New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands in 2018

SOURCE: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights or prweb.com Ray Powell announced his candidacy today, during the Environmental Justice Day at the State Legislature, for the position of New Mexico’s Commissioner of Public Lands in the 2018 election. SANTA FE, NM (PRWEB) MARCH 13, 2017 FOR RELEASE ON: March 13, 2017 at 12 PM MST FOR…

USW Endorses Phil Murphy for New Jersey Governor

SOURCE: USW or PRNewswire.com EDISON, N.J., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has endorsed Phil Murphy in his campaign to become the next governor of New Jersey. USW District 4 Director John Shinn said Murphy would be an ally to Garden State middle class families with his…

Kansas Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: “Voting Rights and the Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act”

SOURCE: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights or PRNewswire WASHINGTON, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Kansas Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a report following a series of panel discussions on civil rights and voting in the state. The Committee examined the civil rights impact of the state’s 2011 Secure and…

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 7: Voter Registration

SOURCE: PRNewswire WASHINGTON, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: VOTER REGISTRATION Profile America — Tuesday, March 7th. The right to vote began to receive some supervision more than two centuries ago, when Massachusetts acted on this date in 1801 to register voters. At that…