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Topic: 2002 elections

  Elections in Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elections are held on the third Sunday of September every four years.
The next elections are due on September 17, 2006.
Elections for the European Parliament held in Sweden.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elections_in_Sweden   (335 words)

 Election 2002 Web Archive (MINERVA: Library of Congress)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Election 2002 Web Archive is a selective collection of nearly 4,000 sites archived between July 1, 2002 and November 30, 2002.
The initial March 4th, 2003 release of the Election 2002 Web Archive was comprised of over 1100 Web sites produced by congressional and gubernatorial candidates.
The Election 2002 Web Archive is part of a continuing effort by the Library's MINERVA Web Preservation Project to evaluate, select, collect, catalog, provide access to, and preserve digital materials for future generations of researchers.
www.loc.gov /minerva/collect/elec2002   (384 words)

 LLRX.com -- ResearchRoundUp - Federal & State Election Resources -- Updated June 17, 2002
The Board of Elections and Ethics posts a calendar of upcoming elections, a list of primary election candidates, the times and locations of polling places, the results of previous elections (dating back to 1994), and information about elected officials, voter registration, and applying to be a candidate.
The Elections Division of the Secretary of State has searchable databases of the election calendars for 2000-2002, candidates (currently, for the 2002 primary), political committees and initiatives, referendums, and referrals.
For 2002 elections, the Secretary of State's Elections Elections Information provides a list of candidates after the primary, texts of ballot question and the proposed constitutional amendment, offices to be filled, and abbreviated, complete, and municipal election calendars.
www.llrx.com /columns/roundup25.htm   (4325 words)

During the 1999 parliamentary elections, the coverage of political parties on state television and other media generally was balanced and largely neutral.
Most of the by-elections were carried out peacefully; however, after hearing extensive evidence about irregularities in Yerevan's Arabkir district, the Constitutional court ordered the cancellation of the results in the May 2000 by-election.
It was also announced that municipal elections would be held on October 20, that the next presidential election would take place on February 19, 2003, and that the next legislative general election would take place in May 2003, possibly at the same time as the referendum on a proposed package of constitutional amendments.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2002/18351.htm   (11822 words)

 SOS, Missouri - Elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
For an initiative changing the state constitution to be placed on the ballot, signatures are needed from registered voters equal to eight percent of the votes cast in the last gubernatorial election in six of the state's nine congressional districts.
In 2002, 32 initiative petitions were approved for circulation and three were returned with signatures for approval.
The elections division also oversees the collection of signatures for new political parties and the nomination of independent candidates for offices that file with the Secretary of State.
www.sos.state.mo.us /elections   (559 words)

 Smart Voter: California Redistricting 2002 Elections
In 2002, you are still represented by the officeholder in your current district (who will continue in office until the end of 2004).
In 2002, you are still represented by the officeholder in your current odd-numbered district who will continue in office until the end of 2004.
Your new district is not in the 2002 election.
www.smartvoter.org /2002/11/05/ca/state/whatsnew_redistrict.html   (525 words)

 The State PIRGs' Democracy Program
At least $2.376 billion was spent for the purpose of influencing 2002 congressional elections.
Just 0.22 percent of the U.S. voting age population contributed at least $200 to a 2002 congressional candidate; this narrow donor pool was responsible for 76 percent of all individual candidate contributions.
Forty-two percent of the members of the Senate and 23 percent of the members of the House of Representatives are millionaires, compared with 1.0 percent of the U.S. voting age population.
www.pirg.org /democracy/democracy.asp?id2=10366   (592 words)

Given the available election results and expectations concerning the impact of continuing economic crisis on party preferences, it should be hardly surprising that an even higher level of volatility compared to 1999 preferences took place in November 2002.
Until the November 2002 elections, despite the very limiting 10% nation-wide electoral support for getting representation in the parliament, more and more parties were able to attract voters’ support in elections and ultimately winning representation.
In 2002 it was AKP which on average gained less than half of the electoral support that DEHAP obtained in East and Southeastern provinces that benefited from this representational threshold.
meria.idc.ac.il /journal/2002/issue4/jv6n4a4.html   (6217 words)

 The stakes are high in the 2002 congressional elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The president is not running this year, it being what is called a mid-term election (meaning the election that occurs in the middle of the president's four-year term).
Not only was the 2000 presidential election one of the closest in history, but the total votes in the 2000 congressional and Senate races were extraordinarily close as well.
Every mid-term election held during the first term of a newly-elected president, the president's party has lost seats in Congress.
www.jordanembassyus.org /01152002009.htm   (1116 words)

 Potentials of the 2002 Elections
Certainly George W. Bush's behavior in attempting to usurp the American Presidency during the 2000 elections — blocking manual recounts of punch-card ballots when he knows machine counts of such ballots are fulty because he signed a Texas law requiring manual recounts in close elections — have enraged at least half of the American people.
But I think we can trust at least some once and future candidates to recognize that the trend of close elections is only beginning, and that their own self-interest is served by improving the turnout to the polls and the accuracy of vote counts — at least for those who will vote for them.
If Al Gore does pull the election out of the mud at the last bell, it will be just as impossible for his administration to pass progressive legislation in the next two years.
anitraweb.org /activism/politics/2002.html   (816 words)

 Atlas Forum - 2002 U.S. Elections
The only real complaint I'd have with an officeholder switching parties is if they do it soon after their election--they were put into office by a basic core electorate, and to switch parties is a slap in the face of a good number of the people who voted for them.
They might claim that their first loyalty is their constituency, but for 95% of them their own power is #1 in their minds.
Earlier this week I saw in Newsday that a NY State Senator from the Bronx switched from D to R. She is of Puerto Rican ancestry and had endorsed Pitaki for relection to the governorship.
www.uselectionatlas.org /cgi-sys/cgiwrap/leip/ikonboard/topic.cgi?forum=12&topic=10   (1014 words)

 2002 Primary Elections On Hold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Winfree, unanimously voted to delay all primaries, elections, and referenda set for May 7, 2002, and to meet immediately after a ruling is issued by the North Carolina Supreme Court on the constitutionality of the legislative redistricting plans adopted by the General Assembly in 2001.
THEREFORE, it is ordered, adjudged and decreed that primaries, elections, and referenda set for May 7, 2002 are hereby delayed pending action of the North Carolina Supreme Court, in the case of Stephenson v.
The State Board of Elections will meet as soon as possible after the Court rules to decide what action is appropriate at that time.
www.co.cleveland.nc.us /public/boe/onhold.htm   (159 words)

 WVSOS - Elections - Candidates for the 2002 Elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Download a printable list of Minor Party and Independent Candidates who are circulating nominating petitions to obtain access to the November 5, 2002 General Election Ballot and have filed with the Secretary of State.
Get information about the offices on the ballot in 2002, and their eligibility requirements and filing fees.
Find out where to file if you may be filing as a candidate for state or district office as a minor party or independent candidate, for a party appointment to the ballot for the general election, or as a write-in candidate.
www.wvsos.com /elections/candidates/candidates2002.htm   (307 words)

 The 2002 Elections: Much Sound, Little Fury by David Brady and Morris Fiorina
David Brady is a senior fellow and associate director for research at the Hoover Institution.
One reason that congressional Democrats fared so badly in the 1994 elections was that Democrats controlled everything and thus took full blame.
After Newt Gingrich and Bob Dole assumed leadership of their respective chambers, however, President Clinton was able to shift blame to the Republicans and "triangulate" to reelection, an option now unavailable to President Bush.
www-hoover.stanford.edu /pubaffairs/we/2002/brady_1202.html   (509 words)

 On the 2002 Midterm Elections...
Widespread anecdotal accounts of voting irregularities, disenfranchised voters and absolutely accurate and, in many cases, understated criticisms of abysmal leadership from Tom Daschle and the Democratic Party are not difficult to find.
I note with irony the fact that much of the new software to resolve voting issues is either created by Microsoft and/or the companies that own and sell the voting machines, including one with investments from the Rothschild family.
These are the same firms connected to the election debacle of 2000.
www.fromthewilderness.com /free/ww3/110602_elections.html   (732 words)

 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Union Representation Elections, 1998-2002
One of the principal functions of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is to determine, through secret-ballot elections, the free choice of employees regarding whether or not they wish to be represented by a union in dealing with their employers, and if they do wish to be, by which union.
The percent of NLRB elections won by unions ranged from 51 to 56 percent over the 5-year period, with slight increases occurring from 2000 to 2002.
The number of eligible employees affected by NLRB elections that were won by unions fluctuated over the 5-year period, increasing substantially from 1998 to 1999 and declining markedly from 2000 to 2001.
www.bls.gov /opub/cwc/cb20030425tb01.htm   (223 words)

 GNOME Foundation 2002 Elections Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Members of the GNOME Foundation as of November 1, 2002 are eligible to vote in the elections.
All discussion related to the elections should be held on foundation-list@gnome.org.
The Elections Committee will announce preliminary results as soon as possible after the elections close, along with instructions on how to access the ballot archive and how to independently verify the vote count.
foundation.gnome.org /electionrules.html   (563 words)

 U.S. Senate: Reference Home > Virtual Reference Desk > Elections
On even-numbered years when there isn't a presidential election, one third of the Senate and the whole House are included in the election (off-year elections).
The duties of the FEC are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce provisions of the law on the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee public funding of presidential elections.
It allowed for the direct election of Senators, with the provision that a state’s governor, with a legislative mandate, could appoint a Senator in the event of a vacancy until the next general election (see Appointments, below).
www.senate.gov /reference/reference_index_subjects/Elections_Campaigns_vrd.htm   (511 words)

 CNN.com Specials
With control of Congress hinging on this and other close contests, heavy hitters from both parties are hitting the road to get out the vote.
WHO'S UP The 2002 election also is a redistricting year.
Get more 2002 election coverage through stories and resources from TIME magazine.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2002/elections/index.senate.html   (135 words)

 SC Calendar for PRIMARY/GENERAL 2002 Elections
First public notice of November 5 General Election to be published no later than this date in newspaper of general circulation in county.
Deadline for county election commissions to certify results and issue statements of returns to be transmitted to the State Election Commission.
County election commission, serving as the county board of canvassers, meets to canvass and certify election results.
www.state.sc.us /scsec/gecalend2002.htm   (1004 words)

 Atlas Forum - Analyising the 2002 House Elections
Starting now(ish), I'm going to do some state-by-state, district-by-district analysis of the results of the 2002 elections, and will attempt to work out trends etc. from them.
I'm also doing my analysis of US congressional districts w/regard to the 2004 elections and of course the 2002 results are a big part of that.
I assume you will use voting trends in Presidential elections to Identify partisan alignments in districts where no major party opponent to the incumbent was fielded.
www.uselectionatlas.org /cgi-sys/cgiwrap/leip/ikonboard/topic.cgi?forum=12&topic=17   (454 words)

 Republican   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Or was it the glare of publicity since the 2000 presidential election that brought the charade to an end?
This year might instead be a repeat of the 2000 presidential election, when the polls accurately predicted the winner (Gore), but the voting system in Florida collapsed under the weight of voting machine failure, election day chicanery, and outright disenfranchisement of thousands of fl voters by Republican state officials.
And for those who believed that the new election reform law does anything to protect the security of your vote...think again.
www.ecotalk.org /MidtermElections2002.htm   (777 words)

 NPR : Campaigns and Elections, Politics 2002
As Democrats and Republicans fight for control of Congress and statehouses, NPR correspondents cover the buildup to the November 5 general elections, exploring key primaries and crucial races.
Susan Chisholm of Maine Public Radio reports on the upcoming election for the state's second congressional district.
New Jersey law says no candidate can be placed on the ballot within 51 days of an election, but the state Supreme Court ruled that the addition of another candidate is in the public's interest.
www.npr.org /news/specials/pol2002/campaigns   (940 words)

 USDA Provides Flexibility for Crop Insurance Price Elections for 2002 Spring-planted Crops   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The outcome of Congressional deliberations could have a significant impact on commodity prices for the 2002 crop year.
As a result of this unique situation, RMA is extending the deadline by which producers may select the additional price.
If RMA is unable to determine the appropriate additional price election for the 2002 spring-planted crops by July 1, 2002, the price elections announced on November 30, 2001, will remain the applicable price elections for the 2002 crop year.
www.rma.usda.gov /news/pr/2002/01/020115-1.html   (353 words)

 CZECH REPUBLIC: parliamentary elections Senat, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Elections were held for one-third (27) of the Senate seats on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.
Voters went to the polls on 26 October 2002 in the first round of the elections for one-third of the 81 members of the Senate.
The remaining 26 seats were allotted in a runoff held on 1 November 2002.
www.ipu.org /parline-e/reports/arc/2084_02.htm   (227 words)

 German Info: Elections 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Germans will head to the polls on September 22, 2002, to elect their federal representatives.
Party politics thus play an important role in elections as the parties in government try to highlight their achievements and those in opposition try to challenge them.
The total number of seats each party receives in the Bundestag is determined by proportional representation (with a 5% threshold), designed to give minority parties a share in the legislature.
www.germany-info.org /relaunch/info/publications/infocus/Elections   (297 words)

 Smart Voter by the League of Women Voters. 2002 Elections.
Election results are posted; check "My Ballot" or browse state or county lists.
See our election archives from November 1997 for results of past elections and a look at campaign information from candidates.
Smart Voter will open for the November election shortly after all March contests are official -- probably the end of March or early April.
www.smartvoter.org /2002/04/09   (334 words)

 Online NewsHour: Vote 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Three Democratic politicians and strategists assess the rift within the party and who should lead after the 2002 elections.
Republican leaders are hailing Tuesday's election results as an affirmation of the president and his policies.
Political strategists and commentators assess what the likely impact of the 2002 Elections will be on the policy and politics on Capitol Hill.
www.pbs.org /newshour/vote2002   (175 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Midterm Madness: The Elections of 2002: The Elections of 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The president's own brother was involved in a knock-down, drag-out campaign for reelection in the state that installed the current White House occupant by a grand total of 537 votes.
Both houses were narrowly divided in the so-called 50-50 America produced by the split 2000 presidential election.
And the colossus of 2002 was President George W. Bush, the driving force behind the historic GOP triumph.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0742526860   (334 words)

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