The blog will “pause” for the remainder of November for some international travel and the Thanksgiving holiday … plus a break to rest and get ready for next year’s election year sprint! See you Monday, December 2.
Happy Veterans’ Day to the men and women who serve our nation and help protect the freedom that election officials and voters so proudly exercise!
Travis County (Austin), TX had to re-scan several precinct boxes after Tuesday’s election because of an unusually high number of voters “fleeing” the polling place without depositing their printed ballot cards.
Harris County (Houston)’s clerk and the Texas Secretary of State’s office traded blame yesterday for Election Night tabulation procedures that delayed unofficial results until Wednesday morning.
It was Election Day 2019 yesterday in many communities across America, but in a conference room near DC it was already Election Day 2020 as election officials and law enforcement conducted “war games” to prepare for the very worst scenarios that could play out as Americans head to the polls next year.
Georgetown University students will be registering for Spring semester classes soon – and when they do, they’ll have the opportunity to register to vote as well thanks to a new program sponsored by the University and student groups.
The office of Washington’s Secretary of State is rushing to assist about 1,000 voters whose registrations were not properly delivered after they registered through the state’s health exchange.
Next Tuesday, November 5, is Election Day in many states and localities – and electionline’s Mindy Moretti is back with a short list of what to watch as the day unfolds.