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Georgia’s SB 202 seems to have achieved desired effect with absentee ballot rejections rising 400% in recent municipal elections.
Voters in several towns cast their ballots this month by ranking a slate of applicants as opposed to deciding on simply one.
Voting data from Mesa County in Colorado was recently leaked. Following the incident, a Clerk from the constituency has gone missing.
One political party controls every county office in the counties that account for 95 percent of the New Jersey’s population.
The results of the August 2021 mayoral primary, which was the first time vouchers were used in a Seattle mayor’s contest, were divided.
When Maryland’s legislative districts are reconfigured this year, it will be the first time in decades that the governor is a Republican.
Seattle’s democracy voucher program is a trailblazer but there are important questions that need to be answered about that program.
Democrats and Republicans physically cluster together even in tiny geographic areas like cities and neighborhoods, new research.
Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) tampered with a union election in Alabama by distributing memorabilia pushing employees to vote against.