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  Election (1999)
Reese Witherspoone turns in what I consider to be a career-best, and Chris Klein is wonderfully endearing as a jock with a heart of gold.
What I really love about Election is the way its pace doesn't let up at all.
But Election also doesn't take itself too seriously.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0126886   (799 words)

  
  Election Protection 365 - Home EP365
The coalition identified problems, worked with election officials of all levels to address thorny issues, and, most of all, provided voters one-to-one assistance.
PFAW Foundation is proud of the job we did to protect our election and are already analyzing all we learned on Tuesday in order to follow up on specific problems – and seek more robust voter safeguards for future elections.
A voting judge in Washington state telephoned to say that he received a voicemail from a woman purporting to be Maria Cantwell which instructed him to vote in the wrong precinct.
www.ep365.org /site/c.fnKGIMNtEoG/b.2052583/k.2FF7/Election_Protection_365__Home.htm   (275 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Election
election, in a broad sense, would be any designation of a person to an ecclesiastical charge or function; thus understood it includes various modes: postulation, presentation, nomination, recommendation, request or petition, and, finally, free collation.
election is simple request, or petition, by which the clergy or people of a diocese beg the pope to grant them the prelate they desire.
election is decided in favour of the senior (by age, ordination, or religious profession); sometimes the deciding vote is assigned to the presiding officer.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05374b.htm   (3895 words)

  
 Election - Theopedia
In Christian theology, election refers to God's choosing of individuals or peoples to be the objects of his grace or to otherwise fulfill his purposes.
Election and predestination are very similar concepts to the point that the terms can sometimes be used interchangeably.
Unconditional Election is the doctrine which states that God chose those whom he was pleased to bring to a knowledge of himself, not based upon any merit shown by the object of his grace and not based upon foreseen faith (especially a decisional faith).
www.theopedia.com /Election   (648 words)

  
 Elect, Election
Election is part of God's eternal decree and it has a soteriological role: "That some in time are given faith by God and that others are not given faith proceeds from His eternal decree" (1.6).
The Canons of Dort distinguish election and reprobation because the Scripture "declares that not all men are elect but that certain ones have not been elected, or have been passed by in the eternal election of God.
Thus God's election is in Christ, and Christ is both the foundation of election and the foundation of salvation.
mb-soft.com /believe/txn/elect.htm   (1444 words)

  
 Election by B.B. Warfield
There is no election, then, to the rewards of glory which does not include in itself, as the indispensable means to this end, election to the works of grace.
We are not released by our election from the duties and struggles and strifes, not even from the trials and sufferings, of life: we are elected to be sustained in them and carried safely through them all.
Election is nothing but the preparation of grace, and grace is nothing but the loving operation of God unto salvation.
www.the-highway.com /Election_Warfield.html   (4967 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited: Election 2005
Although the Blairs fiercely protect their children from press intrusion between elections, there was a photocall in both 1997 and 2001 as the family arrive on the steps of No 10, enabling the nation to gawp as the Blair kids grow up.
In the election campaign, as far as Labour was concerned "it was the economy, stupid".
This was not an easy time to have an election, and the government was boxed in to calling it for May 5th.
blogs.guardian.co.uk /election2005   (3777 words)

  
 Election Law @ Moritz
In the Opinion issued Friday, the Court stated that Appellants had not presented sufficient evidence to establish that the ID requirements, requiring Arizona voters to provide proof of citizenship, constituted a poll tax or placed a disproportionate burden on naturalized citizens.
According to the Columbus Dispatch, Judge Connor did not agree with Bennett that the removal proceedings were beyond the authority of the Secretary of State and unconstitutional.
Election Law @ Moritz institutionally does not represent any clients or participate in any litigation, but individuals affiliated with the program may from time to time in their own personal capacity engage in pro bono representation of clients other than partisan candidates or organizations.
moritzlaw.osu.edu /electionlaw   (1068 words)

  
 Internet Society (ISOC) 2006 BOT Election
On behalf of the entire Elections Committee, I would like to thank all of the candidates who stood for election to the Internet Society Board of Trustees for terms 2006-2009 and who contributed to the Candidates Forum, thereby substantially exposing their views for the voters as well as for ISOC members generally.
For the election of Trustees by Chapters, 74 chapters were eligible to vote, and we received 40 ballots.
Formal ratification of the election results is dependent on the outcome of the challenge period.
www.isoc.org /members/vote/2006election   (474 words)

  
 Election (2005)
Election does end on a shocking, though thematically appropriate downer, and a lot of minor developments seem to get introduced then promptly ignored.
Election moves along fairly quickly thanks to spare exposition, sharply-defined character types, shifting locations, and crosscutting action - and does so efficiently enough that the educational aspects of the film get swallowed incredibly easily.
Election ends on a thematically appropriate, but disturbing and nihilistic note that takes any notion of honor and throws it to the wind.
www.lovehkfilm.com /reviews_2/election.htm   (1370 words)

  
 Election
Election, we are sure, is absolute, and altogether apart from the virtues which the saints have afterwards.
Lay not election as a pillow for you to sleep on, or you may be ruined.
He who is proud of his election is not elect; and he who is humbled under a sense of it may believe that he is. He has every reason to believe that he is, for it is one of the most blessed effects of election that it helps us to humble ourselves before God.
www.spurgeon.org /sermons/0041.htm   (6547 words)

  
 Election result maps
The (contiguous 48) states of the country are colored red or blue to indicate whether a majority of their voters voted for the Republican candidate (George W. Bush) or the Democratic candidate (John F. Kerry) respectively.
The presidential election is not decided on the basis of the number of people who vote each way, however, but on the basis of the electoral college.
The electoral votes are apportioned roughly according to states' populations, as measured by the census, but with a small but deliberate bias in favor of smaller states.
www-personal.umich.edu /~mejn/election   (1250 words)

  
 Voter Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You may register to vote at any time, but you must be registered by the close of registration prior to an election if you wish to vote on election day, i.e., the application must be postmarked by the voter registration deadline.
After the close of qualifying for each election, you may reference the official candidate qualifying database to see who is running for each elected office.
on the day of an election, voters who are 75 years of age or older or who are physically disabled may, upon request to a poll officer, vote immediately without waiting in line.
www.sos.state.ga.us /elections/elections/voter_information/default.htm   (2290 words)

  
 The Denver Post - Election   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Denver officials said Wednesday that fewer people would have voted in Tuesday's city election, in which 78,000 votes were cast, if it were not for the mail-in ballots.
Races for three open City Council seats will be decided in a June runoff election after none of the candidates in those races captured a majority of votes on Tuesday.
The city's Internet page reporting results from Tuesday's election was inaccessible for some visitors to the site for nearly two hours after the polls closed.
www.denverpost.com /election   (494 words)

  
 Rolling Stone : Was the 2004 Election Stolen?
Across the country, Republican election officials and party stalwarts employed a wide range of illegal and unethical tactics to fix the election.
In January, a team of mathematicians from the National Election Data Archive, a nonpartisan watchdog group, compared the state's exit polls against the certified vote count in each of the forty-nine precincts polled by Edison/Mitofsky.
In the months leading up to the election, Ohio was in the midst of the biggest registration drive in its history.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/10432334/was_the_2004_election_stolen   (3500 words)

  
 TomPaine.com - The Perfect Election Day Crime
Even though Franklin County election officials have their ready defense to deflect charges of intentional voting rights violations, Democratic field organizers said the placement of too-few voting machines at inner city precincts came amid a broader campaign of voter intimidation aimed at Democrats.
Franklin County election officials have said they used the 2000 presidential vote as the basis for allocating voting machines in the 2004 election.
They’ve also said that local election boards are bipartisan, so any plan to redistribute voting machines would have been approved by Democrats and Republicans.  Common Cause's Arnebeck said that bipartisan explanation makes proving there was an intentional violation difficult.
www.tompaine.com /articles/the_perfect_election_day_crime.php   (1655 words)

  
 Elections for the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, 2006/En - Meta
A special election for the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation will begin on September 1st, 2006; Wikimedians will have the opportunity to choose one or more individuals to represent Wikimedia contributors from around the world.
This is a special election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Angela Beesley; Angela, who was elected to a two year term in July 2005 and resigned recently, will leave the Board when her replacement is elected.
To be eligible to vote, users must have been a contributor to at least one Wikimedia project for 90 days prior to August 1, 2006, as indicated by the date of the user's first edit, and must have completed at least 400 edits with the same account by August 1, 2006.
meta.wikimedia.org /wiki/Elections_for_the_Board_of_Trustees_of_the_Wikimedia_Foundation,_2006/En   (1056 words)

  
 TomPaine.com - An Election Spoiled Rotten
To exempt her action from the federal rule, Secretary Davidson declared an "emergency." However, the only "emergency" in Colorado seems to be President Bush's running dead, even with John Kerry in the polls.
A statistical analysis of would-be voters in Southern states by the watchdog group Democracy South indicates that fl voters are three times as likely as white voters to have their registration requests "returned" (i.e., subject to rejection).
What has not been nationally reported is that Broward's elections supervisor is a Jeb Bush appointee who took the post only after the governor took the unprecedented step of removing the prior elected supervisor who happened be a Democrat.
www.tompaine.com /articles/an_election_spoiled_rotten.php   (1252 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Election: DVD: Matthew Broderick,Reese Witherspoon,Chris Klein,Jessica Campbell,Phil Reeves,Molly ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
McAllister's meddling in the school election, result in destructive and life changing consequences, mostly at the hands of Tracy, the obsessively driven student who won't let anything get in her way.
Although the central event of "Election" may be a high-school election, it might as well be a presidential race.
The election is far from the only thing on Jim's mind as he becomes too close to Dave's ex-wife Linda (Delaney Driscoll) and begins an affair that may cost him his marriage.
www.amazon.com /Election-Matthew-Broderick/dp/B00001MXXJ   (2875 words)

  
 CNN/AllPolitics.com - Election 2000 Archive
Texas Gov. George W. Bush donned the mantle of president-elect in what was, in effect, his presidential victory speech, following Vice President Al Gore's concession of the historic, protracted Election 2000 battle for the White House.
Revisit the major events and developments of election 2000.
For a complete archive of election 2000 stories, select a month from a pulldown below:
www.cnn.com /ELECTION/2000   (105 words)

  
 U.S. Inspires World With Attempt At Democratic Election | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
NEW YORK—Observers from around the world report that they were inspired and moved by America's most recent attempt to hold a public election in accordance with the standards of a democratic republic.
Considering such disputes, Salman said he was "touched and gladdened" that voter turnout for the U.S. election nearly approached voter-turnout rates for Afghanistan's first popular elections in October, when 69 percent of citizens cast ballots.
Carlos Cruz, an Argentinian diplomat who observed the election in Miami, said he was profoundly moved by America's democratic election.
theonion.com /news/index.php?issue=4044   (768 words)

  
 The Free Press -- Independent News Media - Election Issues
He admitted that the Board of Elections usually holds back “a truckload of voting machines"--- 75---in case there’s a truck accident."  He blamed this on the lack of machines and the fact that 77 voting machines malfunctioned on Election Day.
Two affidavits from voters obtained by the Free Press report that voting machine maintenance people came out to fix machines and their technique seemed to be to continually plug and unplug, or reboot, the electronic machines until the machines functioned again.
An extensive housecleaning in the Lucas County elections office was announced yesterday with Elections Director Paula Hicks-Hudson resigning and four other officials suspended pending investigation into problems with the official count of the Nov. 2 election.
www.freepress.org /departments/display/19/2004/975   (2725 words)

  
 Election Administrator
The Election Administrator is appointed by the Election Commission for a four year term, and is responsible for organizing all matters related to local elections in the County, including voter and candidate registration, conducting the elections, and tallying the vote.
The voter’s licensed physician has filed a statement with the county election commission stating that, in the physician’s judgement, the voter is medically unable to vote in person.
Please note............A separate request must be made to the election commission office for each election that you wish to vote in (except for individuals in the military and overseas).
www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov /williamson/live/info.asp?page_m=1498&page_s=1462   (789 words)

  
 news@nature.com - specials - us election   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the build-up to the election, Nature asked the two candidates 15 questions about their science policies.
Their answers are displayed below in our interactive feature, along with in-depth analyses of the key issues, a blog from our US correspondents and the latest news on the election results.
The prominence of embryonic stem cells as a key issue in the US presidential election campaign is, at best, a mixed blessing for science.
www.nature.com /news/specials/uselection/index.html   (392 words)

  
 ABC Elections. Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The site includes ABC election analyst Antony Green's election guide, comprehensive ABC election news, full results and the Poll Vault weblog.
Carr, Iemma and staying in government: In August 2005, as the New South Wales political scene underwent a massive change, Antony Green cast his eye over the legacy of outgoing premier Bob Carr, the electoral challenge that faced new Premier Morris Iemma and the curse of retiring premiers.
The Draft Victorian Legislative Council Boundaries: At the 2002 Victorian election, Labor's landslide victory in the lower house also delivered Labor a majority in the state's upper house, the Legislative Council.
www.abc.net.au /elections   (293 words)

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