An investigation into a disputed 2018 congressional election has uncovered a “coordinated, unlawful and substantially resourced absentee ballot scheme”.
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West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner charged his elections team with finding a way to make voting in the 2018 presidential election easier.
Iowa judge struck down part of 2017 voter ID law dealing with absentee ballots, decision opponents of law say will make it easier for voters to get ballots.
Absentee ballots for persons living overseas at the time of an election could be sent in by fax or email if a new proposal is approved by Georgia lawmakers.
A proposed law requested by Governor Jay Inslee would provide prepaid postage for all election ballots in the state of Washington.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Portland) today introduced a bill on vote-by-mail aimed at curbing voter suppression.
The dispute involves allegations of absentee ballot fraud. At the center of the controversy is McCrae Dowless, a Bladen County elected official.
Several Nebraska counties planning to switch to all mail elections after a paperwork mix-up has a recall election on hold in Aurora.
We keep conceding to the criminal Republican agenda of rigging elections through voter suppression and a litany of illusory tactics tied to false voter fraud claims. In North Carolina, another election scandal has erupted.
Come New Year’s Day, three major voting bills will become law in California, changing the way voters use vote by mail ballots.