Plan to hold for Elected Education Chief in Louisiana fails to gain support in legislature
American Local Elections articles on Democracy Chronicles
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NY Belorussian community is staunchly anti-dictatorship and supports democracy activists incountry
Huge San Fran ballot containing hundreds of pages shows waste is no stranger to San Francisco
Recommendations for using the appropriate voting systems in small groups including voting in organizations, clubs, committees, meetings, and even families.
Author calls for introduction of term limits for all three branches of government
Term limits in school boards across Tennessee would be step towards higher turnover and access
Bill introduction would lead to new limitations that would limit public referendums in California’s massive system
Minuscule rates of awareness mean local election dismal turnouts and spark call for changes
Mayor’s local transparency push fails to pass Aspen city council despite public support
Leaders of the Working Families Party making gains and mulling contesting the Pennsylvania city-council at-large seat