The latest State of Elections blog from William & Mary Law School – part of a growing interest in elections among young people – examines the upcoming voter ID law in Arkansas.
The partisan battle over election laws in Ohio is firing up again as legislative Republicans move a series of changes that Democrats fear will disenfranchise voters. Soon, the Governor and Secretary of State could be in the mix as well.
Florida’s Secretary of State and Pinellas County have resolved their differences over a new directive regarding absentee ballots. Don’t be surprised, though, if the long-running feud state/county re-emerges as Florida enters an statewide election year.
One key takeaway from a recent panel at the NCSL Fall Forum is that clarity in election laws – too much and not enough – can be a challenge for election officials.
The Senate Rules Committee is set to hold a hearing to consider the nominations of two Democratic members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. It isn’t entirely clear what the EAC will be able to do, but it’s a start.
The latest ElectionDiary by Brian Newby uses Johnson County, KS as an in-depth look at the brain teaser that is polling site availability, especially in a multi-election year.
A new Pew Election Data Dispatch highlights how better cost collection can put a number on the damage to local coffers to policies requiring election officials to run an election when the entire ballot is uncontested.