A new national data set from the Center for Public Integrity and The Pew Charitable Trusts depicts polling locations for federal elections from 2012-2018, allowing researchers and others to understand the change in voting locations over time.
Articles by Doug Chapin
The State of Georgia will be required to have printed paper backups of its voter list on Election Day as a precaution in case electronic poll books fail, according to a new federal court order.
Wisconsin’s capital city, Madison, hosted an event this weekend, called “Democracy in the Park,” aimed at giving voters an option to safely return mail ballots – but the event is driving controversy from some legislators who say it violates the law.
Washington, DC’s Entertainment and Sports Arena – home of the WNBA Mystics – will indeed be available for use as a voting “supercenter” after the facility’s management reversed position in the face of criticism about its unavailability to voters in the District’s poorer wards.
So-called “naked” ballots in Pennsylvania – ballots returned by voters without a secrecy sleeve – are raising concerns and setting the stage for controversy as Election Day approaches.
Happy National Voter Registration Day 2020! Today is a great day to register if you haven’t already – and to check your registration details if you have. With just 42 days until Election Day 2020, it’s a timely opportunity to make sure you’re election ready!
European observers from the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe will dramatically scale back their planned mission for the U.S. 2020 election due to COVID-19 – a significant departure from the typical large-scale effort that has become familiar for almost two decades.
Louisiana must offer more opportunity for voters to use mail ballots if they fear consequences from COVID-19, a federal judge has ruled over the objection of state officials.
Oregon’s Secretary of State is alerting voters displaced by the current wildfires about their options for receiving a 2020 ballot.
A positive COVID-19 test has shut down the Fayette County (Lexington), KY election office – pausing mail ballot prep just before deliveries were expected to begin.