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Synonyms for canvassing

persuasion of voters in a political campaign

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I didn't--I don't think I was involved with the canvassing board until when they started doing the automatic recount, which I think was the next day or the day after, but you know, I stayed up, I think, until 2:30 in the morning when they--the networks said it was for Bush, and I think I woke up in the morning and then they were saying it was much closer than they had thought.
The court reasoned that if the canvassing board must count ballots where the intent of the voter can be discerned, these are also "legal votes" in an election contest.
But the court went a step further, ordering every canvassing board to count the ballots missed by machine counts.
I hardly call a canvassing board of two Democrats and one Republican, or in one case three Democrats, bipartisan.
The Palm Beach County Canvassing Board is to report its vote tally today in the battle between Gore and Republican George W.
Charles Burton, a member of the Palm Beach County canvassing board, said: "We will all be here until Christmas if this continues.
In a fascinating, blow-by-blow account of the historic recount that captivated people nationwide, Jay Weiner gets inside campaign war rooms and judges' chambers and takes the reader from the uncertainties of Election Night 2008, through the controversial State Canvassing Board and a grueling eight-week trial, to an appeal to Minnesota's Supreme Court, and finally to Al Franken's long-awaited swearing-in.
After a complete manual recount of all the ballots, the Wellington Canvassing Board officially certified the winners of the March 13thelection.
166 provide[ed] no standards to guide the discretion of the canvassing board in determining whether a manual recount is warranted"; (53) Secondly, it argued that "Florida Statute 102.
The results will be announced by the Sarangani Provincial Canvassing Board, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said.
And the same House staffers who stormed the canvassing board to stop the recount in Miami-Dade are now storming into the administration.
Burton, chair of the Palm Beach County Canvassing Board, who spoke about "The Presidential Election Spotlight.
They did, however, think that the Republicans owed them one on the recount, and thus were emboldened to pressure canvassing board officials in Broward and Miami-Dade counties to run a hand recount that paid ever-greater homage to dimpled chads.
But the county's election canvassing board said there was no way to complete the giant task of hand counting nearly 700,000 ballots by the deadline set by Florida's Supreme Court.
In fact, The Palm Beach Post wrote on March 13th in the story titled- " Democrat canvassing board says Margolis inching ahead in Wellington: