Vice Consuls Talk About American Electoral Process at Binational Center

On Tuesday, September 27th Vice Consuls Christian Olsen and Cristian Martinez-LuSane delivered a presentation on the American electoral process at the Associaçao Brasil America (ABA), Recife.  With the national elections just weeks way in the U.S., the Vice Consuls benefited from a captive audience eager to learn more about the nuances in U.S. elections. More ...
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Using technology to help U.S. voters get to the ballot box

Google is using its popular search engine to make it easier for Americans to vote this November. The company will provide a summary box detailing state voting laws at the top of the search results whenever a user appears to be looking for that information. The information will focus on the rules particular to the state where the search ...
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Social media: Blessing or curse for office-seekers?

Social media. You can’t ignore it, and political candidates can’t either. Increasing numbers of young people get their news from Facebook, Twitter and their competitors. Even as today’s social media networks offer users information about the world, they offer advertisers, political candidates among them, new tools to reach specific audiences with messages tailored just for ...
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Much more than the presidency is at stake this year

The presidential race gets most of the attention, but on November 8, 2016, U.S. voters will also choose thousands of federal, state and local officials. They’ll do it peacefully. Winners will celebrate and losers will concede graciously … and plan for the next election. On the federal level, voters will choose most of the new 115th ...
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