Posts Tagged ‘voter I.D.’

Cartoons- May 28, 2012

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MBJ EDITORIAL: With redistricting, the Delta now more isolated than ever

District 28 belonged for many years to “the Chairman” Charlie Capps, a Democrat in name who often voted with Republicans. Certainly he put his district’s interests above party. David Norquist held the seat for a term and a half after Chairman Charlie. While Norquist was more than a Democrat in name, he, too, often crossed […] [...]

Cartoon- March 26, 2012

by Published: March 25,2012

Tags: Delbert Hosemann, voter I.D.

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Statement election

We might have finally found something Mississippians of every political persuasion can agree on: The use of eminent domain for private economic development is a bad idea. Initiative 31, which will amend the state Constitution to essentially restrict the use of eminent domain to projects of direct public use, earned more than 637,000 votes. The […] [...]

If Voter ID passes, state has 2 avenues for voting rights compliance review

Instead of seeking pre-clearance of the changes as mandated by the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, the state can seek approval of the changes from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Mississippi’s distant history of infringing on voting rights makes it likely the U.S. Justice Department will have questions […] [...]

Read the October 24th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — THE NATIONAL TELECOM TAKE ON C SPIRE: Stephen McDill asks national telecom experts what they think of the new marriage between Apple Inc. and Ridgeland-based C Spire. You might be surprised at what they told the Mississippi Business Journal. Also in this week’s paper: >> VOTER ID: Will the National […] [...]

Secretary of State adds cost of initiatives to ballot

JACKSON — Key information involving three initiatives on the Nov. 8 ballot was not included so a reprint has been ordered, the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office said yesterday. Pamela Weaver, spokeswoman for Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, said Attorney General Jim Hood contacted their office last week saying he believed the “fiscal analysis” — […] [...]

Voter ID to be on General Election ballot

by Published: March 9,2010

Tags: elections, voter I.D.

JACKSON — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann announced the Voter Identification Initiative has the sufficient number of signatures required to be placed on the 2011 General Election ballot. “After a thorough review and count of the signature certifications sent to us by the petitioners of the Voter Identification initiative,” said Hosemann, “we are pleased to […] [...]

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