“Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Partially Upholds Challenge to Louisiana’s Administration of National Voter Registration Act”

Press release: The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Scott, et al. v. Schedler, et al., issued a ruling partially upholding a district court’s ruling after trial that Louisiana violated the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) by failing to properly provide voter … Continue reading

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“Calls to election judges a ‘serious attempt to disrupt’ voting”

Chicago Sun Times: A barrage of automated phone calls offering false instructions to scores of election judges was “a serious attempt to disrupt” Chicago voting operations in the run-up to Tuesday’s vote, elections officials said. Between Friday and Monday an unknown number of judges — the … Continue reading

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“Colorado Mail-In Voting Gets Early Test; New Statewide System Will Be Used on Closely Watched Races”

Dan Frosch for WSJ: A new election system using only mail-in ballots faces an immediate test in Colorado, with tight Senate, House and gubernatorial races that are being closely watched nationally. Hoping to boost turnout, the Democrat-led legislature here passed … Continue reading

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“Amicus: Ballot-Box Special; Dahlia Lithwick unpacks some of the voting problems we’ll hear about in the final days of election season.”

This week on Amicus: a pre-election special. Dahlia sits down with University of California–Irvine law professor Rick Hasen, founder of the Election Law Blog, to survey the landscape of state voter ID laws. They consider the effect of recent headlines on … Continue reading

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“More than 21,000 Kansans’ voter registrations in suspense because of proof of citizenship”

Important Wichita Eagle analysis: The numbers of Kansans with incomplete registration because of citizenship are highest among the young and unaffiliated, an Eagle analysis found. Statewide, 12,327 people who identified as unaffiliated had their registrations suspended because of lack of proof of … Continue reading

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