Yesterday, Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied a request for a preliminary injunction in the case challenging the decision to add proof-of-citizenship instructions for three states (Alabama, Georgia and Kansas) to the federal voter registration form.Read More
Very often, problems arise in elections because ballots don’t get enough scrutiny – in preparation, layout or when in the voter’s hands. That’s not the case in Minnesota’s Crow Wing County (Brainerd), where a small change to the county’s ballots (adding a QR code) led to a challenge at a recent meeting.
No blog today – on the road with a newly-minted high school graduate visiting his new college’s orientation program … back tomorrow!
Today’s news brings a story of what happens when voting technology is no longer needed or suited for the job – which in Lackawanna County, PA means taking 500 touchscreen machines to an electronic recycling center.
One of the lesser-known but important parts of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) was the provision in Section 261 for states to receive funding to help with improving access to the polls for people with disabilities. But recently, states have encountered frustrations with the program because of a sudden change in the reporting system for the funds. electionlineWeekly’s Mindy Moretti has the story.