United States Elections

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Election Day (United States) - Local Elections
... offices of municipalities, counties (in most states), and other local entities (such as school boards and other special-purpose districts) have their elections subject to rules of ... For instance, in Connecticut, all towns, cities, and boroughs hold elections in every odd-numbered year, but as of 2004, 16 have them on the first Monday in May, while the other 153 are on Election Day ... Massachusetts, the 50 cities are required to hold their elections on Election Day, but the 301 towns may choose any date, and most have traditionally held their ...
United States Elections, 1998
... The 1998 elections in the United States were held on November 3, 1998 ... The elections showed little swings, as the composition in both houses of the United States Congress were not significantly altered ... In the United States Senate elections, no party made gains, as Republicans won Senate seats from Illinois, Kentucky, and Ohio ...
Creationism Internationally - Americas - United States
... See also Intelligent Design and Creation science In the United States some religious communities have refused to accept naturalistic explanations and tried to counter them ... states passed laws against the teaching of evolution in public schools, as upheld in the Scopes Trial ... omitted entirely from school textbooks in most of the United States until the 1960s ...
30th United States Congress
... The Thirtieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States ... the House of Representatives was based on the Sixth Census of the United States in 1840 ...
United Nations Framework Convention On Climate Change - Conferences of The Parties - 2001: COP 6, Bonn, Germany
... Bush had become the President of the United States and had rejected the Kyoto Protocol in March 2001 as a result the United States delegation to this meeting declined to participate in the negotiations ... The "flexibility" mechanisms which the United States had strongly favored when the Protocol was initially put together, including emissions trading Joint Implementation (JI) and the Clean Development ...

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