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Amit Shah Breaks Silence On Election Rout, Says BJP Will Win Next Year

“Speaking at the Republic Summit here, Shah also said he was sure that the Shiv Sena will be with the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections” reports huffingtonpost.com. So tell me who will win the 2019 elections,” the BJP president said. “We accept the people’s mandate (in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh).The election results in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh were definitely not favourable for BJP, but it is not right to link them with the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, he said. Source: huffingtonpost.com Share This:

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Former elections chief Snipes sues to get job back

“Former Broward elections supervisor Brenda Snipes is asking a federal judge to reinstate her after she was removed from office by Gov” writes The Associated Press for sun-sentinel.com. Snipes filed a lengthy federal lawsuit on Monday against Scott and Senate President Bill Galvano.Snipes came under fire during the contentious recount that followed the November elections. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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GOP worries Obamacare ruling will drag them down in 2020

“As Democrats prepare to continue to press the issue, Republicans know that they will need better responses than they provided in the 2018 elections” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Republicans fear that a federal judge’s decision Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act will put them in a perilous political position and will hand Democrats a powerful line of attack for next Congress and the 2020 elections. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Election results in India show huge drop in support for BJP and revival for Congress

“They show a huge drop in support for the BJP and a revival for the Congress” reports tehrantimes.com. In an interview to Tehran Times, he spoke about last weeks assembly elections in India, and how its outcome can influence the results of general elections in India early next year.Q. Is it true that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is overwhelmingly dependent on PM Narendra Modi to win elections?.  Source: tehrantimes.com Share This:

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Politics cloud felon voting rights restoration in Florida

“But partisan politics and logistical questions are clouding the Jan. 8 rollout of a state constitutional amendment that could restore voting rights to more than 1 million ex-felons in Florida” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “Nobody knows what they are doing,” said Joyce Griffin, the supervisor of elections in Monroe County, which includes the Florida Keys. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Facebook ramps up ad transparency ahead of India’s 2019 general elections

“As the world’s largest democracy heads to polls next year for its general elections, Facebook announced Thursday that the new transparency measures were aimed at defending any possible foreign interference in the polls” writes David Paul Morris for cnbc.com. “By authorizing advertisers and bringing more transparency to ads, we can better defend against foreign interference in India’s elections.”. Advertisers in India who want to run political ads on Facebook will need to confirm their identity and location to prevent abuse of the system ahead of the 2019 general elections, the…

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Nigel Farage unveils plan to form new party to fight ‘biggest battle yet’ for independence from EU

“Nigel Farage has said it is his “destiny” to fight for Brexit as he unveils his plans to launch a new political party to fight next year’s European Parliament elections if the Government delays Britain’s exit from the European Union” writes Tom Welsh for telegraph.co.uk. The former leader of the UK Independence Party told The Sunday Telegraph that he believed he had “not fought my biggest battle yet” and would relish the battle at May’s Euro elections, which he expects to be held if Brexit is delayed. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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GOP House candidate Harris says he would back new North Carolina election if fraud changed results

“The Republican candidate leading in a contested House race in North Carolina would support a new election if potential fraud altered the result, he said Friday” writes Chuck Burton for cnbc.com. More than a month after the Nov. 6 election, the North Carolina State Board of Elections is assessing potential election fraud and has not certified the 9th District result.”I’m hopeful that this process will ultimately result in the certification of my election to Congress before the next House session begins,” Harris said in the video.North Carolina Republican Party Executive…

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Facebook emails show EU must toughen regulation on social media ‘monopoly,’ lawmaker says

“Moraes was one of the various EU parliamentarians who grilled Facebook boss Zuckerberg over the platform’s handling of user data and market share” writes Ryan Browne for cnbc.com. Six4Three, which shut down its app in 2015 after Facebook changed its policies around the sharing of users’ data, alleges the social network drove developers away through anti-competitive measures. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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