Tag Archives | Election Law

HB143 – Straight Ticket Voting – Today’s Hearing

(Thanks for posting this Susan. Part move below the fold) This morning the Election Law Committee heard testimony on HB143: An Act Allowing Straight Ticket Voting.  This bill is sponsored by Representatives Notter, Peterson, LeBrun, and Rice – all Republicans. The NH legislature abolished straight ticket voting in 2007, after the Democrats took control of […]

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NHYD Statement on Protecting Young People’s Right to Vote

Today the New Hampshire Young Democrats released to the press our statement in response to the disturbing comments made by Speaker O’Brien to a 9-12 group last week. College students spend about 3/4 of the year at school and are likely more invested in their domiciled community than the town where their parents live. The […]

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Speaker O’Brien: Liberal? No Voting for You

Speaking to the Rochester 912 crowd last night, Speaker O’Brien slipped up on his talking points and voiced what’s really happening when conservatives trump up charges of voter fraud: they are trying to suppress votes. Turning to the issue of voter fraud prevention, O’Brien said his party will “tighten up the definition of a New […]

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The Court Is Crazy

If 30 minute spots are the mother’s milk of a campaign, its time to switch to soy, buy stock in WMUR, then shoot your tv. The unlimited spending by outside groups will proliferate and metastasize this cycle, based on the Supremes expected ruling on the Hilary case. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01…The United States Chamber of Commerce, the goliath […]

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