Connecticut’s Secretary of State and local clerks are pointing fingers at one another regarding whose responsibility it is to mail 20,000 ballots in the last week before the August 11 primary.Read More
Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have filed an amicus brief opposing Florida’s laws restricting voter registration by people formerly convicted of felonies, setting up a broader national fight over election policy and states’ role in it.
Nevada will send all voters a 2020 mail ballot as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic after a party-line legislative vote passed emergency changes to the state’s election laws.
Two Maryland counties have voted to pre-emptively downsize the number of polling locations for the fall election in the face of pollworker shortages rather than risk being shorthanded on Election Day.
MIT Professor Charles Stewart has updated a 2010 paper he wrote about the problem of “lost” vote-by-mail votes – and it has some interesting observations about the growing use of the mail ballots, especially in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic.