A debate has emerged among political activists whether the District’s electoral system should be changed to ranked-choice voting.
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The launch of ranked-choice voting will be a special election to replace the vacant seat in the 24th City Council District.
Austin could have the chance to vote on significant changes to the city’s governance and democratic process if a petition submitted is deemed valid.
MapLight is partnering with the City and County of Denver, Colorado, to build a new campaign finance system to advance government transparency.
Arlington’s efforts to create “instant-runoff” County Board elections may hinge on an upcoming meeting with technology vendors.
A dozen Republicans are threatening to block certification of Biden’s win in congress. While the effort is set to fail, it could hurt election security.
Former cybersecurity boss, Chris Krebs, fired by Trump last month for asserting November 3 elections were secure, has sued Trump campaign for defamation.
Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud have eroded confidence in America’s democracy. This situation has angered pro-democracy activists.
The latest in the line of Judges to throw out Trump’s election lawsuits is Pennsylvania Federal Judge Stephanos Bibas who was appointed by Trump.
Since November 3 Trump has launched baseless attacks on America’s electoral integrity. His attacks are putting election staff at risk, officials warned.