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  • n. Plural form of precinct.


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  • This is part of what's driving the sense of political urgency this year, especially within precincts of the tea party.

    Revolt of the Accountants

  • Playboy, which has long lived in some of television's seediest precincts, is on a crusade to win over women with more female-friendly shows.

    Playboy TV's New Proposition: Bring in Women

  • Rather, the specter of widespread voter shenanigans in black and Latino precincts is a subterfuge.

    David A. Love: The Corporate Financing of Voter Suppression

  • This courtyard is just outside the main precincts of my college, tucked away behind the old school of divinity and in the midst of a maze of buildings.

    The Perils of Teaching « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Tea party supporters became poll watchers in precincts across Houston to guard against voter fraud.

    Some complaints surface amid stepped-up efforts to monitor voting fraud

  • Early returns from eastern Ward 1 had the State Board of Education candidate trailing incumbent Dotti Love Wade, but late precincts from the ward's gentrifying south and west reaches pushed him to a hard-won victory.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Nov. 3, 2010

  • What we need is * paper* ballots, with optical scanners in precincts (so that improperly marked ballots can be rejected and corrected in the precincts), and with hand-count audits done on a random sample of precincts after * every* election.

    Tim Hugo's Future Chaos

  • Museums classically sat apart from the lively texture of the city, behind walls and gates, up great stairways, across moats and squares, on hills or in precincts of their own.

    The Museum As The New Agora

  • The claim that IRV is better than plurality is questionable, since it increases the rate of spoiled ballots by a factor of 7, and incentivizes the implementation of fraud-prone (electronic) voting machines, and cannot be counted in precincts (and therefore requires central tabulation that makes counting less transparent and more prone to a central fraud conspiracy).

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

  • Edward and Obama supporters in precincts where they don't make 15% will not go to Hillary's corner.

    Easter Lemming Liberal News


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