Kentucky’s legislature passed bipartisan voting rights legislation 91-3 on Monday, which makes early voting permanent in the state.
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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.
Progressives argue New Jersey’s democracy is shattered when a small number of people decide who the party-backed candidates are.
Georgia activists are piling pressure on companies to come out against Republican-led efforts to restrict early and mail-in voting.
GOP lawmakers in NH aim to restrict student voting, tighten voter ID requirements while blocking early voting, mail balloting.
Indiana is one of seven states that allows people 65+ to vote by mail ballot (without excuse), but does not allow younger voters to do so.
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 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.