Calif. Senate Approves Bill Encouraging Schools To Teach Historical Significance Of Obama Becoming First Black President
The state Senate has approved a bill that would encourage schools to teach the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation’s first African-American president.
The state elections board says voter turnout was about 21 percent, not including absentee and provisional ballots.
The Maryland State Board of Elections is reporting a record-high turnout of early voters in the state’s primary election.
District of Columbia elections officials are making nominating petitions available for candidates for attorney general.
The District of Columbia’s highest court has ruled that the city must hold an election for the office of attorney general as soon as practically possible.
The money will be used to back Democrats and attack Republicans in seven competitive Senate and gubernatorial races this year.
MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats.
President Barack Obama says disquiet and a sense of frustration in the country are fueling cynicism about government that could hurt Democratic turnout in the November elections.
Louisiana GOP Rep. Vance McAllister won’t seek re-election this fall after being caught on video kissing a married female aide, but he’ll serve out the remainder of his term, his chief of staff said Monday.
Maryland elections officials say they will no longer enforce a $10,000 limit on donors’ contributions to state candidates.