All posts tagged "election"

  • President Barack Obama looks at reporters during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Washington. Obama is telling Americans who voted for change: "I hear you." The president said the Republican victories Tuesday in the midterm elections are a sign they want Washington "to get the job done."   (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
    Obama to voters: ‘I hear you’

    By DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACE | AP WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • A voter heads to a voting booth with his ballot in hand at Speedway High School, Speedway, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.  Record-low voter turnout could be the most notable development of the day as California is not faring much better. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)
    Voter turnout might reach record low in California

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – About 18.8 percent of Los Angeles County’s 4,898,031 voters had cast ballots as of 4 p.m. today, the latest figures available, according to the county Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk office. The figures include vote-by-mail ballots, assuming 40...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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    NY Assemblyman Ron Kim’s re-election campaign officially kicks off

    Ron “Tae Sok” Kim, the first and only Korean American elected official in New York state, kicked off his re-election campaign on Sunday to extend his tenure as a member of the state’s assembly. The event took...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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    Observer snubs Park Geun-hye at polling station

    By Kim Tong-hyung After casting her local election ballot in Hyoja-dong, Seoul, President Park Geun-hye circled the polling station shaking hands with people monitoring the voting. But Kim Han-wool, a bearded, pony-tailed election observer from the left-leaning...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • More than 23.4 million out of over 41.2 million eligible voters went to polling stations across South Korea, according to the National Election Commission . (Yonhap)
    S. Korea’s preliminary voter turnout highest in 16 years

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Voter turnout in Wednesday’s South Korean elections reached a provisional 56.8 percent, the highest in 16 years, the nation’s election watchdog said. More than 23.4 million out of over 41.2 million eligible voters went...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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    Michelle Park Steel, Young Kim advance to November election

    Tuesday’s primary election results are in, with several Korean Americans advancing to the general election in November. In California, Orange County Supervisor 2nd District Republican candidate Michelle Park Steel and State Assembly 65th District candidate Young Kim,...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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    Voter turnout well-below previous even-year primaries

    (CNS) Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan reports that voter turnout was 8.86 percent as of 3 p.m., based on random sampling. Logan says that figure is well-below the 12.7 percent of voters who had voted by 3 p.m....

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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