In year-two of the vote by mail election process, workers are using experience from 2018 to streamline this year’s ballot collection and counting.
Voter Access articles on Democracy Chronicles
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Students of the ProAct Play House did their research and wrote a play titled “Get Me To The Polls On Time” which uses humor to motivate disabled voters.
There are a number of significant challenges that could result in an under count of the 2020 census, particularly in states as diverse as New York.
One voting expert, Josh Douglas, optimistic about the future of american voting rights at a moment when it is wrapped up in brutal partisan warfare.
Felon disenfranchisement remains vital and effects of the criminal justice system on voting patterns go beyond laws that strip people of their voting rights
Iowa House to amend the state constitution and restore voting rights to felons who complete their sentences, but it’s only the first step in a long process.
Democrats and activists says fines paid by ex-felons asked by Rep. before getting their right to vote back is a “poll tax” reminiscent of Jim Crow laws.
Freshman state Senator Ram Villivalam, D-Chicago, introduces’ legislation that would give a $25 state tax credit for anyone who votes in a general election.
House panel voted Wednesday to advance Rep. Michael Curcio’s bill for some felons to get their voting rights restored clears its first legislative hurdle.
Lawmakers advanced a proposal on Tuesday that would amend the state constitution of Connecticut to allow early voting and no-excuse absentee voting.