The United States Supreme Court is avoiding getting involved in key voting cases in 2020, raising concerns that it will continue to sit on the sidelines as Election Day approaches this November.
Articles by Doug Chapin
New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver is the new President of the National Association of Secretaries of State, assuming that role at a crucial and high-stakes moment for state election officials nationwide.
Louisiana’s Secretary of State is accepting responsibility for an April mailing to potential mail voters that omitted over 300,000 names – almost half of the group eligible to participate under state law.
A new public opinion survey by The Pew Research Center confirms a growing partisan divide on absentee voting in the face of COVID-19 – one so deep that it is actually driving a reduction on overall support for the practice when compared to previous elections
Election officials are stepping up efforts nationwide to recruit enough pollworkers to staff the polls this fall, hoping to compensate for the loss of experienced workers stepping back because of the coronavirus.
There is growing concern about the United States Postal Service’s role in the 2020 elections, given reports of delivery issues, fights over finances, and potential changes to service commitments prior to November.
Fulton County (Atlanta), GA’s elections office reversed itself yesterday after it came under scrutiny from advocates and the Secretary of State’s office for failing to accept absentee ballot requests via email.
Over one hundred thousand California mail ballots went uncounted in the state’s March primary – most of them because they arrived late.
There are signs on Capitol Hill that support for additional federal 2020 elections funding could be forthcoming as lawmakers begin to grasp the massive challenges facing state and local election officials nationwide.
The Washington, DC City Council is set to approve emergency legislation that would allow inmates to vote and could eventually include ballots being sent to residents held in federal prisons across the country.