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Replacing The Electoral College Won't Be Easy And Will Require Lots of Soul-Searching Elections
Replacing The Electoral College Won't Be Easy And Will Require Lots of Soul-Searching
2019-03-22 21:40:22
by Dan McCue

This week Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made the biggest splash of her nascent presidential campaign by suggesting during a CNN town hall in Mississippi that the Electoral College should be retired and replaced by a popular-vote system that would ensure... Read More

Iowa Is Shaking Things Up, and the Ripples May Reach All the Way to the White House Elections
Iowa Is Shaking Things Up, and the Ripples May Reach All the Way to the White House

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa, that land of corn and political dreams, is planning big changes to its caucus system, and right about now you may be asking: What is a caucus and why should I care? The answer is... Read More

Colorado Joins Effort to Elect Presidents by Popular Vote, Go Around Electoral College Elections
Colorado Joins Effort to Elect Presidents by Popular Vote, Go Around Electoral College

Colorado has become the latest state — and the first swing state — to join a group pledging to elect presidents based on who wins the national popular vote. Eleven other states and the District of Columbia have signed onto... Read More

Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots Elections
Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots

WASHINGTON — Utah voters would have fewer opportunities to decide who fills some congressional seats under legislation that passed the state Legislature this past week. The bill, which has yet to be signed by the governor, would change the process... Read More

Expert in Trump Dossier Trial Says Tech Firm’s Services Were Used in Hack of Democrats Cybersecurity
Expert in Trump Dossier Trial Says Tech Firm’s Services Were Used in Hack of Democrats

Documents unsealed Thursday in a South Florida court case provide the most convincing evidence yet that Russian spies piggybacked on a Russian-tied foreign tech company with offices in Florida and Texas to hack the Democratic National Committee and party leaders.... Read More

Blue Dogs Played Key Role In Passing Sweeping Election Overhaul Package Elections
Blue Dogs Played Key Role In Passing Sweeping Election Overhaul Package
2019-03-09 01:38:01
by Dan McCue

The House passed along party lines a sweeping ethics and election overhaul bill Friday morning, setting up a showdown with Senate Republicans that will likely loom large in the 2020 elections. “It’s about money in politics and how that destroys... Read More

Report: Voting Machines Remain Vulnerable Ahead of 2020 Election Voting
Report: Voting Machines Remain Vulnerable Ahead of 2020 Election
2019-03-06 00:35:24
by Dan McCue

A mere 608 days before what promises to be the most hotly-contested presidential election in a generation, aging voting machines employed in nearly every state of the union fall far short of ensuring a fair and secure Election Day, a... Read More

North Carolina Election Saga Continues as State Board Sets Date for Election Re-Do Elections
North Carolina Election Saga Continues as State Board Sets Date for Election Re-Do
2019-03-06 00:24:38
by TWN Staff

The ongoing saga in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District will drag on until at least September 10, after the state Elections Board unanimously voted on Monday to re-do the election. Last November’s general election saw Republican Mark Harris beat Democrat... Read More

Political Operative at Center of N.C. Election Fraud Investigation Is Indicted, Arrested Elections
Political Operative at Center of N.C. Election Fraud Investigation Is Indicted, Arrested

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — McCrae Dowless, the North Carolina political operative at the center of the 9th Congressional District election fraud case, was arrested Wednesday after being indicted on charges related to collecting absentee ballots in the 2018 primary and 2016... Read More

Brett Kavanaugh Could Decide How Redistricting is Done Voting
Brett Kavanaugh Could Decide How Redistricting is Done

WASHINGTON — Voters keep voicing their frustration with the politically fraught way that state lawmakers redraw congressional districts every 10 years, and have approved ways to outsource the work with hopes of... Read More

Democrat McCready Kicks Off Campaign in NC’s 9th District, a Day After New Vote Ordered Elections
Democrat McCready Kicks Off Campaign in NC’s 9th District, a Day After New Vote Ordered

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The new campaign in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District kicked off Friday with a rally by Democrat Dan McCready, hints from several would-be GOP candidates and silence from Republican... Read More

NC State Board Votes for New Election in 9th District After GOP Candidate Calls for New Race Elections
NC State Board Votes for New Election in 9th District After GOP Candidate Calls for New Race

RALEIGH, N.C. — After a stunning reversal by Republican candidate Mark Harris, North Carolina election officials Thursday unanimously ordered a new election in the 9th Congressional District, which has gained national attention as the last unresolved House race for... Read More

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