Democrats are challenging a law that requires candidates belonging to the party of the current governor to be listed first on the ballot.
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Huge win for reform advocates a the Washington Supreme Court unanimously confirmed the constitutionality of Seattle’s innovative public financing program.
Starting in 2020 North Carolina voters will have to show identification when voting. Voters approved the amendment in November.
Insides Georgia’s voting system will be cracked open for inspection as part of a lawsuit alleging that the state’s elections are vulnerable to inaccuracies.
As New Yorkers geared up for the holiday weekend last week, state government leaders announced appointments to a new commission.
Democrats in the early presidential contest states of Iowa and Nevada will be able to cast their votes over the telephone instead of showing up.
A new email obtained by The Associated Press says state officials never did issue key subpoena, even though the judge had ordered it.
Like many other formerly incarcerated people, Jovan Jackson could only sit and watch as politicians campaigned on hazardous policies that affected him.
Advocates who successfully campaigned for a referendum restoring voting rights to Florida’s felons have launched a fund to help pay outstanding fees.
The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that federal courts have no constitutional role to play in preventing partisan gerrymandering.