Texas is leaving the Electronic Registration Information Center, becoming the latest — and largest — Republican-led state to leave the bipartisan voting list maintenance program.
The move by the nation’s second-most-populous state, while widely expected for months, is… Continue reading
Danielle Allen in WaPo
, on gerrymandering and the electoral college: “I’ve been going on for many moons about the need
to grow the House of Representatives
. But there are still two major arguments left for why this is… Continue reading
On Thursday, the Michigan Bureau of Elections notified Stan Grot, a Republican who has served as the Shelby Township clerk since 2012, that he will be prohibited from administering elections while the charges are pending.
Grot was among… Continue reading
by Derek Tisler, Ruby Edlin, and Daniel Weiner was originally published in the Journal of Election Administration, Research, and Practic
e. Here’s the abstract:
Although election officials have successfully managed recent election cycles amidst significant challenges, they have… Continue reading
From States Newsroom
To get to the ballot box, voters need to keep in mind changes made to voter ID laws last year, in a late-night legislative move approved by Gov. Mike DeWine at the beginning of 2023.
Those… Continue reading
After House Speaker Kevin McCarthy suggested on national television last month that Donald Trump may not be the GOP’s best presidential nominee in 2024, the former president was furious — and wanted the California Republican to rectify… Continue reading
Generally, criminal defendants must be present
in the courtroom during their trials. Not only will that force Mr. Trump to step away from the campaign trail, possibly for weeks at a time, but the judges overseeing his trials… Continue reading
on recent developments in the federal, Georgia, and Arizona investigations, as well as this week’s charges in Michigan:
The proliferation of charges and expected charges marks the most extensive effort yet to hold accountable those who attempted to help… Continue reading
: “The Republican-led House and Senate in Alabama approved dueling congressional maps Wednesday that would increase the percentage of Black voters in the state’s 2nd District — but not by enough, Democrats argued, to comply with a federal court… Continue reading
: “Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger plans to strike nearly 192,000 names from the state’s voter rolls as a part of “routine and legally required” list maintenance ahead of the 2024 election.” Release from the SOS’s office here
… Continue reading
: “The legislation, which resulted from the voter-approved Proposal 2,
establishes a website for voters to track when their ballots are received and counted, and requires at least nine days of early voting before each statewide and federal election.… Continue reading
Walter Olson, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, has this comment
on the Arlington (VA) county board’s recent decision
not to use ranked-choice voting in its upcoming general election. He concludes “it’s too soon to pronounce whether Saturday’s announcement represents… Continue reading
Issue One has this interview
with the former County Clerk of Utah County, UT, part of its series
highlighting election officials and poll workers across the country.
on yesterday’s felony charges
against 16 people in Michigan: “Here’s what the Michigan case reinforces about the ‘fake elector’ plots: just how many people seemed to recognize that the plan wasn’t exactly on the up-and-up.”