Attention has been paid to rogue election administrators, but election results can also be manipulated by infiltrating poll worker training.
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The total cost of 2022 midterm elections is projected to exceed $9.3 billion, according to an early, conservative estimate by OpenSecrets.
There have long been numerous restrictions on voting rights in several deep-red and polarized states that increase the cost of voting.
Ever since Mama Bear Sarah Palin lost in recent elections in Arizona, MAGA Republicans are screaming against ranked choice voting.
Democrats in New York State claim that this procedure can boost voter turnout. Republicans in the state instead see “dirty tricks.”
Tabloid-style assertions about the 2020 presidential election and its aftermath ignore a more nuanced reality that cries out for attention.
Most Americans want max age limits for elected officials, and far more think more young people in office will be positive for US politics.
Americans with disabilities say state efforts to tighten voting laws are making it harder for eligible voters like them to cast their ballots.
Neither rain nor snow will stop the United States Postal Service from delivering mail, but a poorly designed ballot envelope can.
How Americans vote – and the equipment they use – varies widely, and some methods are more vulnerable to efforts to shake that trust.