Back in January, I wrote about a proposed new law in Idaho that would eliminate gender information on state voter registration forms. electionline’s Mindy Moretti decided to take that one step further and see what the status of the issue is nationwide – and it’s the subject of her piece in the latest electionlineWeekly.Read More
I’m traveling this weekend so the blog will take a short break until Tuesday, February 20.
Election officials often complain about the cost of special elections – especially when they’re not covered by policymakers – but recently some governors have been criticized for their decisions to cite cost as a reason to delay or skip them altogether.
The Department of Homeland Security and NBC News are sparring over a recent report about election hacking in 2016, with the network labeling it “breaking news” and DHS saying it’s not only misleading but old news from last summer.
Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray resigned last Friday in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against him. It’s a story with dimensions far beyond the elections world, but a vacancy in the state’s top elections job – for any reason – is not something that Wyoming welcomes in a statewide election year.