Ever since Mama Bear Sarah Palin lost in recent elections in Arizona, MAGA Republicans are screaming against ranked choice voting.
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Democrats in New York State claim that this procedure can boost voter turnout. Republicans in the state instead see “dirty tricks.”
Neither rain nor snow will stop the United States Postal Service from delivering mail, but a poorly designed ballot envelope can.
There are tested solutions to improve the voting system and allow millions more people to cast ballots, including those who can’t read.
How Americans vote – and the equipment they use – varies widely, and some methods are more vulnerable to efforts to shake that trust.
Advocates for electoral reform are still hopeful that additional states and municipalities would switch to new voting procedures.
Due to the Electoral College’s excessive influence in recent elections, most Americans back altering the presidential election process.
A genuinely inclusive and participatory democracy, which is currently essential to the stability of America, requires universal voting.
Some critics of the US electoral process contend that most voters don’t have many options when they cast their ballots in November.
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has rejected a GOP-led attempt to prevent implementation of a new mail-in voting law.