voting http://wwno.org en Early Voting Begins Saturday http://wwno.org/post/early-voting-begins-saturday <p>Early voting begins Saturday, Nov. 2 for the election to be held on Nov. 16.</p><p>There will be elections in 39 parishes, according to the reminder sent out by La. Secretary of State Tom Schedler's office. Early voting will continue through Saturday, Nov. 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily (excluding Sunday, Nov. 3).</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 21:07:23 +0000 Jason Saul 47058 at http://wwno.org Battle Rap http://wwno.org/post/battle-rap <p>Andre Perry talks about why rappers should vote.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:00:42 +0000 Andre Perry 20894 at http://wwno.org Many Texans Bereaved Over 'Dead' Voter Purge http://wwno.org/post/many-texans-bereaved-over-dead-voter-purge Quite a few Texas voters are seeing dead people in the mirror these days when they go to brush their teeth in the morning.<p>In Houston, high school nurse Terry Collins got a letter informing her that after 34 years of voting she was off the Harris County rolls. Sorry.<p>"Friday of last week, I got a letter saying that my voting registration would be revoked because I'm deceased, I'm dead. I was like, 'Oh, no I'm not!' " Collins says.<p>In order to stay on the rolls, the 52-year-old nurse had to call and inform the registrar of her status among the living. Sun, 16 Sep 2012 10:23:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 20087 at http://wwno.org Should Former Felons Have The Right To Vote? http://wwno.org/post/should-former-felons-have-right-vote Transcript <p>JENNIFER LUDDEN, HOST: <p>This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Jennifer Ludden in Washington. In a year where a tight presidential race could be determined by a few swing states, the issue of who is allowed to vote could turn the election, which is why recent moves in Florida and Iowa are getting so much attention.<p>Bucking a larger trend, these two states are making it harder for former felons to vote. This comes as a number of other states in recent years have made the process easier.<p>Should ex-felons be allowed to vote? And what difference might it make? Mon, 16 Jul 2012 18:07:00 +0000 editor 15865 at http://wwno.org First-timers Vote Today http://wwno.org/post/first-timers-vote-today <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c0ffc933d18-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c0ffc933d18-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c0ffc933d18-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-785687.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>First-time voters in New Orleans find different reasons to vote today.</p> Tue, 04 Nov 2008 12:46:33 +0000 Eve Abrams 1510 at http://wwno.org New Orleanians Getting Out to Vote http://wwno.org/post/new-orleanians-getting-out-vote-0 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c0e31b19cff-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c0e31b19cff-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c0e31b19cff-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-785684.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>In the last several days, Republicans and Democrats alike have been reminding voters how important it is to get out and vote. Across the nation, citizens are making phone calls and volunteering rides to neighbors. Here in New Orleans, getting out the vote is a personal and passionate act.</p> Tue, 04 Nov 2008 10:42:10 +0000 Eve Abrams 1509 at http://wwno.org New Orleanians Getting Out to Vote http://wwno.org/post/new-orleanians-getting-out-vote <p>Eve Abrams talks with a few enthusiastic voters in New Orleans on election day.</p> Tue, 04 Nov 2008 06:57:09 +0000 Eve Abrams 1508 at http://wwno.org