New state laws that tighten voting restrictions make it more difficult to vote and also harder to register to vote in the first place.
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Maine has taken a significant step toward easing voting. Residents will soon be able to register to vote online through a secure gateway.
Democrats can once again win Texas with a combination of the right strategy, maxed out Black and voter registration, and excited voter turnout.
For most Wisconsin residents, the Department of Motor Vehicles serves as a portal to the right to vote, as well as the right to drive freely.
Allegedly to keep state voter rolls “up to date,” more than 100,000 names will be purged from Georgia’s voter registration records.
Texas Republicans are introducing a two-tiered voter registration scheme to evade prospective federal voting rights protections.
On Thursday, a bill, the House Bill 1517, to establish an online voter registration system in Arkansas failed to pass the state Senate.
Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday state Elections Commission cannot purge 69000 voters from rolls due to change of address.
Saturday, Palestinians continued preparations for first parliamentary elections in 15 years, opening registration offices for candidates.
Election observers can count on one thing: record turnout would be quickly accompanied by a tidal wave of voter intimidation attempts.