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2020-10-28 16:07:21
by TWN Staff
ME Senate: Susan Collins (R)

About Collins: Susan Collins has been recognized by her colleagues as one of the hardest working members of Congress.  During... Read More

About Collins: Susan Collins has been recognized by her colleagues as one of the hardest working members of Congress.  During her entire time in the U.S. Senate, she has never missed a roll-call vote – more than 7,300. Collins is... Read More

2020-10-28 16:04:14
by TWN Staff
KS Senate: Roger Marshall (R)

About Marshall: Dr. Roger Marshall is an OB/GYN, who has delivered more than 5,000 babies during his 25 years practicing... Read More

About Marshall: Dr. Roger Marshall is an OB/GYN, who has delivered more than 5,000 babies during his 25 years practicing in Great Bend. He also served as chairman of the board of Great Bend Regional Hospital for 14 years. For... Read More

2020-10-28 15:22:37
by TWN Staff
CO Senate: John Hickenlooper (D)

About Hickenlooper: John Wright Hickenlooper was named for his father, who passed away when he was only eight years old... Read More

About Hickenlooper: John Wright Hickenlooper was named for his father, who passed away when he was only eight years old but continues to have a lasting influence on Hickenlooper’s life. Hickenlooper started out as a geologist, but after being laid... Read More

2020-08-03 21:12:20
by Sara Wilkerson
Texas AG Issues Guidance to Officials Who Sought to Push Local Election to 2021

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has warned officials who already postponed a local election once due to the ongoing coronavirus... Read More

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has warned officials who already postponed a local election once due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, they would be violating the law if they attempted to move the election again, this time to next year.... Read More

2020-02-25 14:01:55
by Dan McCue
[SHORTENED] When Coin Flips and Other Games of Chance Settle Tied Elections

It was an unusual way to spend a Thursday morning in January to say the least. Though the 2017 House... Read More

It was an unusual way to spend a Thursday morning in January to say the least. Though the 2017 House of Delegates election was for the most part in its rear view mirror, the Virginia State Board of Elections had... Read More

Gerrymandering Potential Sways State Legislative Targets

National political parties are targeting a handful of competitive state legislative chambers this year, where the majority parties can draw... Read More

National political parties are targeting a handful of competitive state legislative chambers this year, where the majority parties can draw favorable district lines — with the potential for gerrymandering — after the 2020 census. The state legislative campaign arms of... Read More

2019-12-17 16:09:30
by Dan McCue
Federal Judge First Blocks, Then Allows Purge of Georgia Voter Rolls

A federal judge said he will allow Georgia to begin a sweeping purge of its voter rolls Monday, just hours... Read More

A federal judge said he will allow Georgia to begin a sweeping purge of its voter rolls Monday, just hours after he initially put the potential removal of more than 300,000 inactive voter registrations on hold. U.S. District Judge Steve... Read More

Cuomo Calls for Automatic Recounts in Close Elections Across NY State

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for a recount. Cuomo pitched legislation Monday as part of his planned... Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for a recount. Cuomo pitched legislation Monday as part of his planned 2020 State of the State address that would mandate automatic manual recounts in close elections across the state and lay... Read More

Democratic Candidates Text Georgia Voters Who May be Purged

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential candidates sent text messages to some of the 313,000 people Thursday whose voter registrations could be... Read More

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential candidates sent text messages to some of the 313,000 people Thursday whose voter registrations could be canceled in Georgia, emphasizing their support for voting rights a day after their debate in Atlanta. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker,... Read More

Hundreds of Uncounted Votes Discovered in Pa. in Local Township Election

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Northampton County election officials on Tuesday uncovered more than 200 votes that had not been part of... Read More

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Northampton County election officials on Tuesday uncovered more than 200 votes that had not been part of the initial tally, affecting the result of the Lower Saucon Township Council race and adding to the problems the county... Read More

2019-11-01 17:06:15
by Dan McCue
Control of State Houses, Legislatures and Fate of Ballot Initiatives to Be Decided Tuesday

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, November 5, voters in two states will cast their vote for governor, while in four states,... Read More

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, November 5, voters in two states will cast their vote for governor, while in four states, the makeup of the legislature will be determined -- noteworthy all on their own because they will have a significant... Read More

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