In the past decade, the largest manufacturer of voting machines in the country, has routinely wined and dined a select group of Georgia lawmakers.
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A federal judge has chastised election officials in North Carolina who let a Korean woman, Hyo Suk George with a green card vote in three elections.
“Let’s open the doors to our democracy even wider,” Governor Phil Murphy recently said in a speech backing a move towards a more liberalized system.
A proposed law requested by Governor Jay Inslee would provide prepaid postage for all election ballots in the state of Washington.
I was a founder of Indiana College Democrats, served as a Democratic precinct chair in Bloomington, and was a Democratic state delegate. But I will never be a Democrat in Indiana again.
Americans expect and deserve a fair and accurate census and the removal of the citizenship question will help ensure that equal representation occurs.
Rhode Island good on its promise to road-test risk-limiting election audits, following 2017 passage of legislation by the Rhode Island General Assembly.
The bill modifies the minimum information required for voter registration under state law, to allow for “nontraditional residential addresses” held by some.
In the last election, South Carolina voting machines made serious vote count errors by counting some votes twice crediting the wrong candidate.
It isn’t clear, though, how Republican critics of Maine’s new voting system might proceed in any effort to reverse the change to ranked-choice voting.