Governor Kim’s staff has created a one-page document for Iowa felons seeking the governor’s approval of the application to get their voting rights restored.
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U.S. Senator Tom Udall and others led a group of Senate and House Democrats in re-introducing the Native American Voting Rights Act.
Sometimes numbers don’t speak for themselves. That was the case in the attempt by Republican state leaders to show massive voter fraud exists in Texas.
“Restore the Vote Coalition” in a press conference at the Minnesota State Capitol, push for legislation to allow felons vote after serving time in prison.
The U.S. House defeated an amendment by Congress member Ayanna Pressley (D-Massachusetts) to set the voting age for federal office at age 16.
Democratic-controlled House OKs election overhaul package but Republican-run Senate pledged it will not come up for vote and White House issued veto threat.
A second federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census is illegal.
Discussions have been taken place among academic advocates, and election officials about whether online voter registration will boost voter turnout.
Michele Myers did a double take. Pen down, having finished marking her nine-page ballot, she skimmed the printed list of candidates she planned to vote for.
Websites for the New York state Board of Elections and the Department of Motor Vehicles must become accessible to blind voters by the end of the year.