As the debate about how to address long Election Day lines continues, it’s helpful to remember that at its root the problem is one of simple math.
In the spirit of equal time for good news, a tip of the election geek cap to the people who made Election Day work.
Minnesota voters just said “no” to a proposed constitutional amendment to require photo ID at the polls. That vote doesn’t end the national debate, but it just made the argument for “yes” a lot more complicated.
The big story from yesterday’s election seems to have been incredibly long lines in many jurisdictions – and many people, including the President, think “we have to fix that.” The challenge is to figure out what to fix – and how.
Here’s a quick list of resources as everyone heads out for Election Day.
Ever since 2000 we have watched the nation’s election system to see if problems will arise on Election Day. Here’s a short viewer’s guide based on my experiences over the last 12 years.
Controversy has erupted about international election observers – and peaked when state officials in Texas and Iowa threatened to arrest them. Here’s a little more background.
Louisiana recently shared its experiences – and lessons learned – from conducting elections post-Hurricane Katrina with the states affected by Hurricane Sandy.