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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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Straight-Ticket Voting: Some Numbers

For the 2006 election the Secretary of State’s office published on the web, for the first time, the number of straight-ticket votes cast in each party. The straight ticket option was eliminated since then: in the future, voters will have to explicitly mark a choice for each office.Here are two widely-held beliefs about straight ticket […]

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