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As a dual EU citizen, which country should I vote in for european elections?

I am a dual EU citizen (which countries is irrelevant here, but both full EU members) and am wondering which of my two countries I should register to vote in for the next European Parliament Elections,...
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Why are people asked for their party affiliation when registering to vote in the United States?

From a recent article about the pipe bombing suspect: Sayoc’s voter registration in Florida lists him as a Republican, according to state records. He registered in March 2016. I thought this was a ...
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Registering for a midterm election as a US citizen abroad (never-resident)

Can a US citizen who has never lived in the US, register for voting in a midterm election? If so, can this citizen pick any state for voting registration? Do any states make this process particularly ...
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How to change states in US voting registration

If I am changing the state I am registered to vote in, do I need to somehow “unregister” in my old state? I confirmed that my registration is valid in my old state. My new state’s registration form ...
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Do I have to register to vote for midterms if I am already registered to vote for presidential election in the US?

Do I have to register to vote for midterms if I am already registered to vote for presidential election in the US? I voted for the presidential elections in 2016, do I need to register to vote for ...
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In Massachusetts, can I vote third party if I register as a Republican?

I am currently working on registering to vote, however, I want to know if registering as a Republican will force me to vote for Charlie Baker for Massachusetts Governor. I do not like Charlie Baker ...
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What process is in place to prevent illegal voting in California? [duplicate]

When registering to vote in California, is it necessary to present a passport or birth certificate? How does California guarantee that the person who registered is the person who shows up to vote?
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How can a political campaign obtain my personal data? [closed]

A campaign volunteer contacted me about my voting choices for this November election... which wouldn’t be noteworthy hadn’t he addressed me by my wife’s name. When I asked about how they had ...
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What could be done to US states that openly allow non-citizens to vote?

I saw this question about what states that don't use voter ID do to ensure non-citizens don't vote, and the answer seems to be little, if anything. Given the current political climate (where some ...
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What information do US voter registration rolls contain?

It has been reported that Russia penetrated US voter registration rolls. From what I understand, the databases only contain information on who is registered to vote, and it seems that Russia only ...
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If I registered to vote in the nov 2016 elections, will I also be registered to vote in proceeding special elections?

A Kansas Representative was recently pulled into the Trump team and handed his resignation in. We'll have a special election on April 11th for a replacement. Does my voter registration still count, or ...
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In general elections, what percent of registered party voters defect, on average?

Only registered Democrats vote in Democratic primaries to select Democrat candidates. Only registered Republicans vote in Republican primaries to select Republican candidates. And so forth for other ...
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Why register a party affiliation in a state with open primaries?

I'm a registered Democrat in Massachusetts, a state with semi-open primaries such that registered voters can only vote in their party's primary, but unaffiliated voters can vote in any primary. I'm ...
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Can Spider-Man legally register to vote (without revealing his identity) like he did in this PSA?

In the 90s, there was a PSA where Spider-Man tells people to register to vote (at their local video store, strangely enough): At one point, Spider-Man signs his name on a voter registration form not ...