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  • proper n. A Jat surname from Punjab, North India.

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Examples

  • Nakita Sekhon is 17 and she is from Victoria, British Columbia.

    Top 20 Under 20

  • We have no land like this in India, says Karmjeet Sekhon, project manager for what is expected to be one of Africa's largest farms.

    Ethiopia at centre of global farmland rush

  • There's so much of frustration you literally have a stampede kind of situation, says Gurjeet Sekhon, the director of a job-training center run by NIIT Ltd. in the Punjabi city of Amritsar.

    New India's Promise Eludes Punjab Youth

  • "The political leadership has been pathetic," said Gurjeet Sekhon, director of the NIIT Amritsar office.

    Punjab, Star of India's Rise, Faces Steep Fall

  • The Sekhon case has been followed by similar petty enforcement actions, and the GOP Commissioners -- Matthew Petersen, Caroline Hunter and Donald McGahn -- are refusing to agree and are calling for reforms to make the system more navigable to less wealthy or experienced candidates of either party.

    Our Pettifogging FEC

  • Yet more than a year after the election, the FEC staff recommended that the Commissioners find reason to believe the Sekhon campaign had broken the law.

    Our Pettifogging FEC

  • Because this was an FEC-generated complaint, the Sekhon campaign wasn't told of this recommendation and so couldn't defend itself.

    Our Pettifogging FEC

  • The Sekhon campaign tried to remedy this, contacting the FEC for guidance and resubmitting the forms.

    Our Pettifogging FEC

  • Sekhon said because state laws vary about which votes get counted and how states audit elections, voters are mistrustful, especially when election officials fail to follow state laws, as in Florida recently where the secretary of state ruled that counties using touch-screen machines wouldn't have to recount votes if anyone contested an election -- a violation of state law.

    Florida E-Vote Fraud? Unlikely

  • "We know something really bad happened in 2000," Sekhon said, "so why is it unreasonable to think that in 2004 the same thing happened?"

    Florida E-Vote Fraud? Unlikely

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