June 11, 2018
The election had the largest mid-term primary election turnout since 2002, when 41.4 percent of the county’s active voters cast ballots, according to the Registrar of Voters online archives.
The gift from the conservative billionaire helps fund a program in “Humanomics,” which the university defines as “reintegrating the study of the humanities and economics.”
In Orange County, Costa Mesa got the top prosperity rank at No. 66. Santa Ana was 70th, Garden Grove 84th and fast-growing Irvine, 86th. O.C.’s worst? Huntington Beach, No. 180 nationally.
The program over the five years has helped 86,300 families. United Way enlisted the help of 2,437 volunteers who gave a whopping 57,665 hours to the effort.
By a 5-4 vote that split the conservative and liberal justices, the court rejected arguments in a case from Ohio that the practice violates a federal law intended to increase the ranks of registered voters. A handful of other states also use voters’ inactivity to trigger a process that could lead to their removal from the voting rolls.
Publication Date: June 11, 2018