Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana and Grammy Award-winner Mary J. Blige have been chosen to receive Rock the Vote Patrick Lippert Awards on Tuesday, February 20th at the Los Angeles House of Blues, it was announced today by Rock the Vote founder and record industry executive, Jeff Ayeroff.

According to a recent study conducted by the Republican National Committee, a deciding factor in the successful George W. Bush presidential campaign was the precedent-setting Hispanic vote.

A study released by the U.S. Census Monitoring Board finds that when comparing corrected to uncorrected 1990 Census data, minority voter opportunities could have been expanded in nine of the ten most heavily undercounted states.

The 2000 election is the first in the history of the current regulatory regime where more television advertising dollars were spent by the major national political parties than by their chosen candidates, according to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice and Prof. Kenneth Goldstein.

Americans are generally willing to try new technologies for voting, and the type they're most comfortable trying is as familiar as their neighborhood automatic teller machine (ATM), according to a new survey by Gartner Group, Inc.