The Trump administration has supported plenty of moves to make it harder to vote. But an under-the-radar action President Trump took last year.
Absentee and Mail Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
Absentee and mail voting systems are a benefit to people who may not be able to attend a polling station in person, either through a physical disability or absence from the locality - although the general public can benefit as well. Also see our section on American democracy or our articles on the Internet and Voting, Military Voting or just general Voter Access.
For the past year, I have lived in the Philippines on the Southern coast of Luzon Island. This article is to reflect on this travel as a lawyer, disabled person, and American citizen, and what I will do when I get home.
A new law has been proposed in the state legislature, ostensibly to protect voters, but the re-vote comes at a pivotal moment for absentee voting.
The bill enacts various provisions to modernize and secure Nevada’s election system, including same-day voter registration and expanded mail voting.
Voter turnout in Utah vaulted from 45th in the country to 13th in the course of four years, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Common Cause Indiana and others filed suit on Secretary of State Connie,members of St. Joseph County Election Board for rejecting outright absentee ballots.
Military voters stationed overseas will be able to cast their votes for the 2020 presidential election via a mobile app that uses a private blockchain.
We do everything online from sharing baby pictures (eating first carrots!) to finding our dream vacation, to banking. We want voting to be just as easy.
A years-long quest to expand voting fell short again. The next morning, Cheri Quickmire focused on another way to get more people to the polls .
After generally declining after the 2000 presidential election, the national residual vote rate rose in the 2016 presidential election. Why?