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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

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

Trump Administration’s Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Blocked by Federal Judge Voting
Trump Administration’s Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Blocked by Federal Judge

A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration move to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, calling the proposal “arbitrary and capricious” and saying it would harm the state of California and be “contrary to... 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

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

Ballot Tampering and Voter Fraud: What’s Going On in NC-09? Spotlight
Ballot Tampering and Voter Fraud: What’s Going On in NC-09?
2019-02-19 23:57:35
by TWN Staff

Since last November’s election, the 9th District of North Carolina has yet to have a declared winner as the state’s Election Board has refused to certify the results. Initial results after the election showed Republican Mark Harris squeaked by with... Read More

After a Messy Election, A Push to Make Voting Easier Voting
After a Messy Election, A Push to Make Voting Easier

WASHINGTON — In the nearly three months since elections dogged by accusations of voter suppression, state lawmakers across the country have either filed or pre-filed at least 230 bills that would expand access to... Read More

Counting Prison Inmates Differently Could Shift Political Power to Cities Voting
Counting Prison Inmates Differently Could Shift Political Power to Cities

More states plan to count state prisoners as residents of their home communities, rather than residents of the places where they are incarcerated — a change that would shift political power away from conservative rural areas to more liberal cities during ... Read More

Democrat Calls for 48 Witnesses at State Board Hearing Into Election Fraud in NC Elections
Democrat Calls for 48 Witnesses at State Board Hearing Into Election Fraud in NC

The Democrat in North Carolina’s disputed 9th Congressional District election wants to subpoena nearly 50 witnesses for the state board of elections’ hearing scheduled for Jan. 11. But state Republicans vowed to sue Gov. Roy Cooper if he tries to appoint ... Read More

When Elections Get a Do-Over Voting
When Elections Get a Do-Over

Golf has mulligans. Tennis has second serves. But can elections have do-overs? North Carolina voters might have to go back to the polls in the new year after election officials discovered potential tampering with mail-in ballots in the state’s 9... Read More

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