Tagged: elections

The Great White Hope

David Moe Sun City, Calif. The Great White Hope is a 1967 play written by Howard Sackler, later adapted in 1970 into a film by the same name. It is a fictional idealized life...

Norsk politics shift leftward

2015 local elections favor Labor and punish the Conservative Party M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The results of the Norwegian local elections held Monday, September 14, show a strong leftward shift in politics, from...

Super PACs and super egos

David Moe Sun City, Calif. The good thing about our every-four-year presidential election cycle is that the wealthy have an opportunity to spend their money. As Dolly said in the musical Hello Dolly, “money...

There’s nothing scarier than an election

Emily C. Skaftun Norwegian American Weekly In the next week, we’ll do a lot of scary things. Today is Halloween, our very American celebration of all things spooky. What are you going as? Costumes...

Setting the tone for the election

How will political solidarity after July 22 affect upcoming municipal elections? After the bombing of government headquarters and massacre on an island outside of Oslo on July 22 that claimed 77 lives, most Norwegian...

Norway invites OSCE to observe e-voting

The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has invited the OSCE to observe pilot electronic voting during the municipal and county council elections this autumn when voters in 10 municipalities will be given...