There is the amplification of false claims of fraud by conservative news sites. A new Harvard study describes it as a “propaganda feedback loop”.
Early Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section has the latest DC news on early voting. Early voting is a process where people vote on days prior to an election. It can take place remotely, or in person, usually in designated early voting polling stations. Also see our section on American democracy and our section on Voter Access or the Internet and Voting.
Early voting is well-underway with millions of Americans turning up at polls. Early analysis shows a huge turnout by democrats.
There are worries over millions of votes not being counted if they are cast late. This has prompted millions of voters into early voting.
The call for expanded by-mail and early voting due to Coronavirus outbreak is not new. Two D-Senators, Klobuchar and Wyden joined this call Monday.
The COVID-19 outbreak requires new measures for the success of the 2020 elections. Little is known about what states are doing to prevent its transmission.
Apart from encouraging early voting, Vote Early Day helps people, particularly young voters, stay educated on state laws related to early voting.
Arizona violated the Voting Rights Act by barring voters from delivering the early ballots of others, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
The very first vote in the Democratic primaries may have been cast in Minneapolis last week. Minnesota, Vermont and California also have early voting.
The Iowa caucuses haven’t yet happened, but millions are already free to vote. Many Super Tuesday states that hold primaries on March 3 offer early voting.
Thanks to generous early-voting laws Minnesota stands out for offering the first chance for any voter to cast a ballot in the 2020 presidential contest.