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Articles by Doug Chapin
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.
New court-ordered legislative lines in Virginia now split the Christopher Newport University campus in Newport News, forcing the city’s registrar to get creative in figuring out which students belong on each side of the line in what could be a high-stakes election next Tuesday.
A Greenville, NC city council candidate has been disqualified because he actually lives across the street from the district he seeks to represent – a fact that he did not know and was not discovered until months after he launched his campaign.
The power outages in California’s Bay Area and elsewhere – aimed at reducing fire risk – are creating challenges for local election officials in places like Nevada County trying to keep the lights on, literally and figuratively, for voters in 2019.