From this week’s electionlineWeekly: Vote centers, which first appeared in Colorado in 2003, are growing in popularity across the nation.
New data on state legislative polarization sheds some light on the recurrence of certain states in the election policy debate.
A new Virginia report sets out the the issues facing individuals seeking to have their voting rights restored after a felony conviction. As with similar efforts in other states, the problem is much clearer than the solution. [UPDATED with news of a new effort by Governor Robert McDonnell].
Ohio recently announced that it was implementing some key provisions of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. At least one of those key provisions is still getting resistance from Democrats 20 years after the law’s enactment.
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Thanks to a dispute over a city referendum, San Francisco’s 2013 voter guide will clock in at more than 500 pages at a cost to the city of almost $2 million.
As early voting becomes more popular – and wait times of any kind at any voting location more unpopular – finding just the right place for polling locations is vital. Brian Newby gives us a peek inside that effort.
President Obama’s long-awaited election commission finally arrived yesterday. There will be lots more to say as the group gets to work, but here are the details on the (impressive) group of appointees from the worlds of law, business and- yes! – elections.
A federal judge issued an order last week blocking a local election commissioner from requiring specific dorm information from student voters after allegations that such information was unnecessary and thus blocking students from voting.
Takoma Park, MD just lowered its voting age to 16 in City elections. What could this mean in other jurisdictions?