“Fearing mass confusion, Wisconsin election officials back off on sending two absentee ballots to 81,000 voters”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wisconsin election officials abruptly canceled plans to send tens of thousands of voters two absentee ballots for the presidential primary, saying their new approach may violate state law but will avoid mass confusion. The Wisconsin Elections Commission this month … Continue reading

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“Benjamin Netanyahu’s election app potentially exposed data for every Israeli voter”

WaPo: An election app in use by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political party potentially exposed sensitive personal information for the country’s entire national voting registration of about 6.5 million citizens, according to Israeli media reports.The cellphone-based program, identified as … Continue reading

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“Investigations Into 2020 Candidates Must Be Cleared by Top Justice Dept. Officials”; Is The Memo Also Going to Bar Campaign Finance Investigation?

NYT with big news: Attorney General William P. Barr issued new restrictions on Wednesday over the opening of politically sensitive investigations, an effort meant to avoid upending the presidential election as the F.B.I. inadvertently did in 2016 when its campaign … Continue reading

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“New Doubts From Iowa Caucuses: How ‘Satellite’ Votes Are Being Measured Party documents lay out conflicting ways to award delegates, and the contest is so close that the small difference matters a lot.”

Read this NYT column from Nate Cohn and then this tweet: I suspect I can say this without crossing the line into opinion: this is the worst conceived and executed electoral contest I have ever seen— Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) February … Continue reading

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