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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Election Commissioners
The Pulaski County Election Commission and County Clerk Larry Crane have filed a lawsuit against the Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners over rules on how county election commissioners should handle absentee ballots under the state's new voter-identification law, alleging the board overstepped its authority.
The Pulaski County Election Commission has voted to file a lawsuit over changes to absentee ballot-counting procedures that the group says conflict with guidance from the Arkansas attorney general's office on the state's new voter-identification law.
Arkansas' Board of Election Commissioners approved emergency rules Friday that give additional time for absentee voters to submit proof of identification, just weeks after the state's attorney general said that should not be allowed.
State election officials are working to develop an emergency rule to incorporate an opinion by the Arkansas attorney general on voter identification requirements for casting absentee ballots.
A Cook County judge upheld on Tuesday an election board's decision to keep former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel on the Chicago mayoral ballot.
Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel cleared two big obstacles Thursday in his bid to qualify as a candidate for Chicago mayor.
The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners ruled Thursday afternoon that former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel meets the residency requirements for the upcoming mayoral election and can run on the February ballot.
Seeking to keep his campaign for mayor on track, Rahm Emanuel told elections officials on Tuesday that when he went to work as the White House chief of staff almost two years ago, he left behind his family's "most valuable possessions" at his Chicago home, showing he always intended to move back.
Rahm Emanuel told elections officials on Tuesday that when he went to work as the White House chief of staff almost two years ago, he left his family's "most valuable possessions" at his Chicago home, showing he always intended to move back.
Dozens of people who don't want former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel to be Chicago's next mayor are moving ahead with efforts to keep him off the February ballot.