An investigation into a disputed 2018 congressional election has uncovered a “coordinated, unlawful and substantially resourced absentee ballot scheme”.
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Texas’ election chief apologizes for releasing a botched list of nearly 100,000 voters whose citizenship was called into question before being fully vetted.
Two Republican lawmakers, with the backing of the ACLU, are setting out to make it simpler for people with felony convictions to regain their right to vote.
A change to ranked voting and away from the universally used plurality voting system is being considered now in New Hampshire.
Wisconsin is the national poster child for dark money corruption though with transparency in campaign spending is overwhelmingly popular.
National Organization for Women celebrated Susan B. Anthony’s birthday (February 15, 1820) on President’s Day in honor of this advocate of equal rights.
Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, is co-sponsoring a bill that gives counties, cities, towns and other municipalities an option to use “ranked choice voting.”
Rep. and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate asked the Trump administration Thursday to tell them more about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
By the ProPublica count just released, at least 230 former and current registered lobbyists have worked in the Donald Trump administration.
There is no question that among advanced democracies around the world, the U.S. is an extreme outlier when it comes to campaign spending.
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Chinese surveillance firm tracking the movements of more than 2.5 million people in Xinjiang, according to a data leak flagged by a Dutch internet expert.
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Fruit vendor and resident of Bahari, a northern suburb of Sudanese capital, died in hospital after choking on tear gas fired at protesters in Sudan.
Police, protesters clash outside Albanian parliament on Saturday during an anti-government protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama.
Haiti’s PM in an anticipated address to the nation, gave detailed measures aimed at resolving the economic crisis that prompted massive nationwide protests.
Ethnic Pashtuns in Pakistan have been protesting the death of activist Arman Luni on February 2 as the latest outrage against this beleaguered community.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rising anger against skeptics of his deadly anti-drug campaign led to editor’s arrest for cyber libel, experts suspect.
Tunisia’s first freedom of information law reaches third anniversary, advances the rights of citizens to get information from publicly funded institutions.
Biel (Bienne, in French) is best-known for being the capital of Swiss watchmaking and for being the biggest bilingual town in the country.
Civil Society Groups express deep concern and urges the government of Thailand to dismiss lawsuits against several human rights defenders.
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