Attend a Kari Lake rally, as I did Sunday night, and you will see why so many conservatives will follow her to the ends of the Earth.
Lake has star power. She lights up a stage and can… Continue reading
On a 5-2 vote
along party lines, the North Carolina Supreme Court has granted
rehearing to reconsider its decision striking the state’s congressional districts as unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders under the state constitution. It is also considering the state districts as… Continue reading
A newly released audio recording offers a behind-the-scenes look at how former President Donald Trump’s campaign team in a pivotal battleground state knew they had been outflanked by Democrats in the 2020 presidential election. But even as they acknowledged… Continue reading
Voter advocacy organizations are asking the Kansas Supreme Court to block a new state law that they argue criminalizes voter registration drives, despite lower courts rejecting the argument.
The justices of the state’s high court indicated in Wednesday’s… Continue reading
The state supreme court on Thursday held a hearing on whether North Carolinians should have the right to vote while on probation or parole. The case, CSI vs. Moore, is a challenge to North Carolina’s felony disenfranchisement law, which bars… Continue reading
The Federal Election Commission announced updated contribution limits
that have been indexed for inflation and are effective for federal elections in 2023 and 2024.
The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA) included provisions that indexed some contribution limits… Continue reading
Aaron Blake for WaPo
It has been some 25 months since supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol. Trump was later impeached for allegedly inciting the mob, with a historic number of Republicans voting to convict
, though… Continue reading
Susan Bushnell was in a hurry when a man, clipboard in hand, approached her outside a Walmart Supercenter in Vista, Calif., one afternoon last September.
The man asked Bushnell to sign a petition as she wrangled her fussing… Continue reading
for NBC News:
The November midterms
gave election officials and pro-democracy advocates their first sigh of relief in years: The election system they’d spent years defending and shoring up operated almost seamlessly, and most of the election deniers… Continue reading
The Democratic National Committee recently approved changes to the presidential primary calendar
. One of those changes permits Michigan to move into February for its presidential primary. Michigan just changed its primary to February
. But the Republican National Committee… Continue reading
Two House Democrats urged the Justice Department’s independent inspector general on Wednesday to open an investigation into the special counsel review of the Russia inquiry, citing “alarming” disclosures in a recent New York Times article.
The article, which showed… Continue reading
Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz is focusing her campaign for the state Supreme Court on her belief that women should be able to choose whether to continue pregnancies and has characterized the state’s Republican-written legislative maps as
… Continue reading
New ELB Podcast
Can an attempt an election subversion in the 1940s teach us how to handle current threats to American democracy?
Do failed attempts to hold Nazi sympathizers in the American government accountable through criminal litigation show the… Continue reading
Hundreds of local election officials across the country are about to confront a political challenge putting their management skills and their campaign chops to the test: Administering the 2024 presidential vote while running for reelection themselves.
Donald Trump acolytes… Continue reading