“D.C. Lets Voters Submit Ballots by Email After Mail Problems; Some states that are preparing for voting by mail to be more popular in the November election than in past years had hiccups on Tuesday”

WSJ: The Washington, D.C., Board of Elections, inundated with complaints from voters who said they didn’t receive absentee ballots in the mail, created an unusual workaround for Tuesday’s primary: allowing voters to submit ballots by email.That conflicts with security recommendations … Continue reading

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Republicans Want Wisconsin Supreme Court (Dominated by Conservatives) Rather than a Federal Court to Draw Redistricting Maps After Census Results are In

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: The legal fight over the next round of redistricting in Wisconsin kicked off Wednesday, a full year before lawmakers begin drawing election maps.The filing of a request to change state court rules by a former Republican legislative leader reflects … Continue reading

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“Maryland Lt. Gov. Rutherford calls on state board elections director to resign following mail-in primary issues”

Baltimore Sun: Maryland’s second-in-command called on the state’s elections director to resign Wednesday, citing issues with the ways ballots have been delivered and returns have been counted in two largely mail-in contests conducted during the coronavirus pandemic.Lt. Gov. Boyd K. … Continue reading

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“The Technology 202: Mark Zuckerberg spoke with civil rights leaders about Trump’s posts. It didn’t go well.”

WaPo: Top Facebook executives, including Mark Zuckerberg, spoke with civil rights leaders last night as the company confronts a wave of backlash over its decision not to moderate President Trump’s controversial posts. But the roughly hour-long call, intended to show the … Continue reading

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