A federal court in Atlanta on Monday issued an order requiring the state to take a number of steps to protect voters who had to cast provisional ballots.
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Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida’s pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of 2000.
The long racist history of the abuse of felon disenfranchisement in the state of Florida was finally ended by popular referendum.
Georgia Green Party claims GOP stole governors election from democrats Stacey Abram by Republican Brian Kemp in a release of November 6th, 2018.
Friday the League of Women Voters of Arizona along with LULAC and Arizona Advocacy Network Foundation gains important Arizona voter protections.
This election presented Georgia voters with unnecessary and manufactured obstacles and so, the Civil Rights Groups demand every Georgian ballot be counted.
We must seize this moment and prioritize fixing our system so that our elections are secure and every eligible American knows their votes count.
Early estimates are signaling this could be the highest turnout for 18-29 year-olds since 18 year-olds were granted the right to vote in 1971.
It makes no sense at all for states to be registering people to vote online, but then not using that same system to make it easy for voters to sign ballot access petitions.
Authors discuss new book asking why democracies are facing multiplying challenges from structural changes to geopolitical shifts to cultural transformations.