Florida officials say thousands of mailed ballots were not counted because they were delivered too late to state election offices.
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Investigation into illegally collected and possibly stolen absentee ballots in an undecided congressional race highlights the term ballot harvesting.
Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in one district have thrown the Election Day results of a midterm congressional race into question.
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a lawsuit concerning Mississippi’s onerous and costly absentee voting procedures.
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, partnering with the Coalition for Good Governance, secured an important win for voters in Gwinnett County.
A federal court in Atlanta on Monday issued an order requiring the state to take a number of steps to protect voters who had to cast provisional ballots.
Friday the League of Women Voters of Arizona along with LULAC and Arizona Advocacy Network Foundation gains important Arizona voter protections.
Many who plan to vote absentee cannot come in person because of disability, illness, travel, work or family obligations. Some voters may be deterred.
When you ask young people why they don’t vote, especially from less affluent backgrounds they tend to report more barriers which usually is just and excuse.
Mail-in ballot postage becomes unnecessary cause of voter anxiety as voters can fill out ballots conveniently though stamp issue are still a concern.