The March 26, 2020 electionlineWeekly features a story by Whitney May of the Center for Tech and Civic Life about the experiences she and her colleagues had as pollworkers during the March 17 Illinois primary.Read More
A new federal coronavirus stimulus bill, passed unanimously by the Senate and expected to receive House approval today, will provide states with $400 million in federal funds to assist with vote-by-mail and other 2020 election changes necessitated by pandemic-related concerns.
The State of Georgia will mail absentee ballot applications to every active registered voter in the state for the May 19 primary in response to concerns about in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic.
Two associations of Virginia local election officials have asked the state to move the upcoming May local elections and June Congressional primaries to all vote-by-mail.
As more Wisconsin voters shift to vote-by-mail for the upcoming April 7 state primary, local election officials are facing dwindling supplies of envelopes and other materials and the state election commission is moving to resupply them and advising on how otherwise to pick up the slack.