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UMass Dartmouth Makes Voting Easier For Students

Getting the next generation engaged in the democratic process is a constant concern of many, and a local university may be making strides in that department.

UMass Dartmouth is launching a new program that will allow students to receive real-time updates on upcoming elections and their voter status

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Which Team Are You Cheering For In The 2014 FIFA World Cup? [POLL]

It all kicks off tomorrow in Brazil at the 2014 FIFA World Cup! From now until July 13th, you get to cheer on and hope your team makes it all the way. Who will win?

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Would You Like to Have “None of the Above” on the Ballot?

New Hampshire state lawmakers are considering allowing the option "none of the above" on the ballot for voters, something Nevada has had for statewide races since 1976.

Democratic state Rep. Charles Weed proposed the idea, saying he wants to give voters a way to register a meaningful protest vote

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Martha Coakley Okays 14 Ballot Questions

Fourteen ballot questions for 2014 have been approved by Attorney General Martha Coakley.

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Mass. Ballot Question to Target Gas Tax Increases

Activists are targeting a portion of the state's new gas tax law that automatically links future tax hikes to increases in the rate of inflation.

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Supreme Court Voids Part of Landmark Voting Rights Act

On Tuesday the US Supreme Court was to make a ruling on the Voting Rights Act, something that has been in place since 1965. 

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Should Voters Show Proof of Citizenship?

Arizona will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court, today, that the state has a right to request that voters show proof of their citizenship in order to register and to vote in an election.

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Who’s The Biggest Sox Fan on the Southcoast Final Round [VOTING]

We have reached the final round of voting in our biggest Sox fan contest, and our top three are certainly BIG fans of the Sox. The winner of this round gets a pair of tickets to watch the Sox play in Boston this season. So continue to cast your votes, and we'll see who the biggest Sox fan is!

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Millions Spent On Ballot Questions

The three referendums on the statewide ballot this month generated more than $9 million in spending by groups both for and against the questions.

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Galvin: Big Voter Turnout In Massachusetts

The state's top elections official says reports from around Massachusetts point to a strong voter turnout, with long lines reported at some polling places. 

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