Federal judge signals he’ll side with disabled voters in absentee ballot lawsuit

Federal judge signals he’ll side with disabled voters in absentee ballot lawsuit

This post was originally published on this site A federal judge suggested in a Wednesday hearing that he’ll soon issue a decision siding with Wisconsin voters with disabilities who have sued to ensure they can get help from others when returning an absentee ballot. The pending order from U.S. District...

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A change to Florida’s election law creates headaches for local officials

A change to Florida’s election law creates headaches for local officials

This post was originally published on this siteIn Florida, a change to the state’s election law invites the public to inspect signatures on mail-in ballots.

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Tuesday’s primaries in New York and Florida will test political landscapes scrambled by redistricting

Tuesday’s primaries in New York and Florida will test political landscapes scrambled by redistricting

This post was originally published on this siteVoters in New York and Florida head to the polls Tuesday to settle intra-party battles in competitive House races and pick the Democratic nominee to face Florid

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What to know about Ron DeSantis’s political ‘election fraud’ arrests

What to know about Ron DeSantis’s political ‘election fraud’ arrests

This post was originally published on this siteTwenty arrests — not convictions — is a tiny fraction of the vote. But it goes downhill from there.

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Alaska Will Test a New Voting System in Tuesday’s Elections

Alaska Will Test a New Voting System in Tuesday’s Elections

This post was originally published on this siteVoters in Alaska will use ranked-choice voting for a general election for the first time and will take part in a new open-primary system.

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Gerrymandering Is Making Elections Less Competitive

Gerrymandering Is Making Elections Less Competitive

This post was originally published on this site  By the time voters go to the polls in November’s midterm elections, the vast majority of congressional races will have effectively been decided. That’s because the number of competitive congressional districts has declined sharply since two years ago, thanks to the bipartisan...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Disallows Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes

Wisconsin Supreme Court Disallows Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s a critical defeat to Democrats in the battleground state.

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Facing DOJ lawsuit, Arizona could be model for states to require proof of citizenship to vote

Facing DOJ lawsuit, Arizona could be model for states to require proof of citizenship to vote

This post was originally published on this siteNoncitizens are barred from voting in federal elections, but registration forms do not require citizenship proof. Arizona is facing lawsuits such a rule.     

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Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote hit with Justice lawsuit

Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote hit with Justice lawsuit

This post was originally published on this siteIn a complaint filed in U.S. District Court, the Justice Department said House Bill 2492 passed this year “turns back the clock” on voting rights.     

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NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

This post was originally published on this siteThe NAACP is teaming up with Vote.org to register Black voters ahead of the midterms in an effort to counter new voting restrictions in almost two dozen states.

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