Posts tagged ‘votes’

February 6, 2018

the Emancipation of Women

by duncanr

This year marks the centenary of some women getting the vote in parliamentary elections in England and 90 years since women got to vote on equal terms to men. The National Archives has a world-renowned collection of documents relating to the 20th century women’s suffrage movement and their 100 web portal has officially gone livehttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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June 27, 2017

Cash for Votes

by duncanr

following the disastrous failure of her plan to increase the size of the Conservative party’s working majority in the UK parliament by calling a snap election which resulted, instead, in the Conservatives losing their working majority, Theresa May has promised an extra £1 billion funding to Northern Ireland in return for DUP support to allow the conservatives to hang on to power as a minority government

this has provided a rich source of material for cartoonists . . .

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January 23, 2012

Zombies Vote in South Carolina

by duncanr

South Carolina’s Attorney General, Alan Wilson, has asked the State Law Enforcement Division to investigate after an analysis of the votes cast on Saturday found a total of 953 cast by people officially listed as dead.

Source – http://tinyurl.com/6to6zr6

Hhmm, it is only a few days ago since former senator and now CEO of the MPAA, Chris Dodds, complained publicly about politicians supported financially by the MPAA refusing to support the SOPA bill.

Businesses (or wealthy individuals) ‘buying’ politicians votes ?

Votes cast in the names of dead people in elections ?

And this is the democratic electoral process the USA thinks so superior to that in other countries of the world ?