The bill modifies the minimum information required for voter registration under state law, to allow for “nontraditional residential addresses” held by some.
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Jonathan Nez sworn in as Navajo nation president restoring hope, resilience and change Tuesday, drawing from the tribe’s history as a way to move forward.
Latinos will have a larger say in who Democrats elect to run for president in 2020, because of a slight calendar adjustment.
Indiana Senate Bill 9 went into effect on January 1, allowing individuals seeking mental health treatment the ability to register to vote.
North Dakota is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Native American tribe over the state’s voter identification requirements.
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib first Muslim women to serve in Congress, were sworn into office Thursday, witness by young Muslim Americans and refugees.
Georgia’s outdated election system has drawn criticism from cybersecurity experts and voting advocates and a commission is preparing recommendations.
A similar law was passed in 2013, but was dismissed by federal judges quoted saying the policy “targeted African-Americans with almost surgical precision.”
Fourteen days after last votes were cast, the Navajo Nation mounted a wide-ranging federal court challenge to the November 6 election which were dismissed.
Many of Florida’s local election officials have decided to start adding voters to the rolls in January even if they had been convicted of felony crimes.