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Libertarian Gary Johnson says he'll be on presidential ballot in every state, by far outpacing any other third-party nominee

Libertarian Gary Johnson says he'll be on presidential ballot in every state, by far outpacing any other third-party nominee | Sara Mirza's BHS GOPO | Scoop.it

Gary Johnson, a third party candidate in the Libertarian party, is running for president and claims that he could cause an upset as long as he's included in the nationally televised debates. His name is included in at least 47 of the states, whereas he claims he's on all 50. Basically, Johnson could definitely affect the outcomes of this election, as third party candidates can tend to do so.

 

I can see him upsetting the balance of votes in this election and causing troubles with an upset in this election. 


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Catholics and the Power of Political Communion

Catholics and the Power of Political Communion | Sara Mirza's BHS GOPO | Scoop.it

In this article, the topic that is discussed is over Catholics and the power that they have in swinging the vote towards either the Republicans or Democrats. Paul Ryan made sure to profess his catholocism which could benefit the Republicans because then they'd get more catholic supporters. Joe Biden is a catholic as well, however, he never speaks of it because the Democrats weren't sure if "they wanted God in the campaign". This could cost the Democrats the election if they allow the Republicans to claim Catholocism as their "mantle". It also talks about how Republicans incorporate Christian tradition while Democrats have not done so.

 

I believe that Biden should more openly embrace his Catholocism so as to get the Catholic voters and not allow Republicans to win that vote. I also don'

 

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Poll: Romney Sees Minor Post-Convention Bump Among Latinos

Poll: Romney Sees Minor Post-Convention Bump Among Latinos | Sara Mirza's BHS GOPO | Scoop.it
A new tracking poll released Monday shows Mitt Romney receiving a marginal post-convention bump in support from Latino voters, even as President Barack Obama maintains his commanding advantage.
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State Felon Voting Laws - Felon Voting - ProCon.org

State Felon Voting Laws - Felon Voting - ProCon.org | Sara Mirza's BHS GOPO | Scoop.it

In this article, the writer is talking about how from state to state the voting laws for prisoners vary. In some states, they can't vote no matter what. In others, they can vote once they meet certain requirements. And then in 2 states, all prisoners are allowed to vote. 12 states may lose their vote permanently and then 36 of the states and DC fall under ht ecategory of being allowed to vote after meeting certain requirements. 

 

The data for which states can vote and under what circumstances is displayed and organized well. It is easy to determine which category a state falls under. 

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Poll: As Dems Gather In Charlotte For Convention, Romney Leads By 4 In N.C.

Poll: As Dems Gather In Charlotte For Convention, Romney Leads By 4 In N.C. | Sara Mirza's BHS GOPO | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney holds a 4-point lead over President Barack Obama in North Carolina, according to a new poll released Monday.
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