Some Republicans Fear Tighter Election Rules Could Boomerang on the Party

Some Republicans Fear Tighter Election Rules Could Boomerang on the Party

Since the 2020 election, Republicans in state legislatures have been tightening rules around voting and ballot security, passing more than 100 pieces of legislation in 24 states. Now some Republicans in Michigan,... Read more »
Wisconsin governor: $680K for election probe is 'outrageous'

Wisconsin governor: $680K for election probe is ‘outrageous’

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says it is “outrageous” that Republicans plan to spend $680,000 on an investigation into the 2020 election in the state By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press August 30,... Read more »
Rep. Ann Kelley, a Lamar Republican, testifies to the House Committee on Elections and Elected Officials on Aug. 24, 2021. Kelley shared her experiences attending a South Dakota election security conference laden with conspiracy and misinformation.

Missouri elections hearing dominated by conspiracies, misinformation

JEFFERSON CITY — A meeting of a Missouri House elections committee Tuesday was dominated by conspiracy and misinformation, as lawmakers heard hours of testimony about election security that often had little to no basis in truth.... Read more »
Officials say new voting audits offer trust and transparency in elections

Officials say new voting audits offer trust and transparency in elections

This fall, North Carolina will pilot a new kind of postelection audit, the gold-standard method to ensure the candidate declared the winner in a race actually received the most votes. The action... Read more »
GW Politics Poll Finds Varying Confidence in State and Local Elections

GW Politics Poll Finds Varying Confidence in State and Local Elections

Other key results from the poll include the following: … of the upcoming 2022 elections is similar to their confidence going into the 2020 election. Source link Read more »
What to know about Gavin Newsom's chances

What to know about Gavin Newsom’s chances

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a press conference at The Unity Council on May 10, 2021 in Oakland, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The effort to... Read more »
New York City’s ranked-choice voting went smoothly. But it won’t save our democracy.

New York City’s ranked-choice voting went smoothly. But it won’t save our democracy.

Our governing systems, at the federal and state levels, are antidemocratic by design. Indeed, the Constitution itself may be the highest obstacle to self-government. The Senate and electoral college are masterpieces of... Read more »
Trust in Elections Shaken By 2020; Huge Gap Between Democrats and Republicans On Confidence in Election Results; Trump Voters Most Likely to Believe Election Was Stolen Tend to Hold Most Conservative Views

Trust in Elections Shaken By 2020; Huge Gap Between Democrats and Republicans On Confidence in Election Results; Trump Voters Most Likely to Believe Election Was Stolen Tend to Hold Most Conservative Views

Democracy Fund Voter Study Group releases two reports and an interactive website to shed light on 2020 elections. WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The 2020 election was unique in American politics. For the... Read more »
Convention circuit of delusion gives forum for election lies

Convention circuit of delusion gives forum for election lies

NEW RICHMOND, Wisconsin (AP) — For a few hours last weekend, thousands of Donald Trump's supporters came together in a field under the … Source link Read more »
Iran candidate says he’s willing to potentially meet Biden

Iran candidate says he’s willing to potentially meet Biden

TEHRAN, Iran — A prominent Iranian presidential candidate said Wednesday he’d be willing to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden if he wins his country’s election next week, though “America needs to... Read more »