Reading Time: 5 minutes Public health experts are begging Americans to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic. But this is an election year, and it appears that Republicans are willing to take a chance on voters’ health in order to win.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The games appear to be over for now, and Wisconsin will carry on with its primary election tomorrow. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to postpone the state’s primary and put in place vote-by-mail, but each effort was blocked by the Republican state legislature. The nation is in the midst of a public health crisis, so Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes After six years in federal court, college students in Florida will finally be allowed to have early-voting locations on campus without any strings attached this November.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Activists and fair maps advocates have a plan to protect the integrity of the 2020 census amid the coronavirus pandemic: encourage everyone to complete their form online.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Elderly poll workers have long been the backbone of US elections. Now they are quitting en masse because of the coronavirus pandemic. Will that suppress turnout in swing states?
Reading Time: 2 minutes There are a lot of moving parts at the moment, but election officials are scrambling to keep elections going amid the coronavirus. Here’s what happened this past week: Congress included $400 million for elections in its emergency $2 trillion stimulus package last week. It’s a step in the right direction, but a drop in the Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes 2020 could have been the year to get politics out of redistricting in many states. Now, fair maps advocates are hoping they do not have to wait another 10 years to bolster fair elections.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Seven states — Louisiana, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Maryland, Connecticut, and Indiana — have postponed their presidential primaries. Wyoming canceled its in-person caucuses and urged everyone to vote by mail. In fact, a growing number of people are pointing out that mail-in voting could be the best way to keep voters safe without disrupting turnout this Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes A few sensible actions would not only protect Americans from being exposed to the coronavirus when voting, they would also make US democracy fairer and better.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A carefully parsed answer to the question of whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election has campaign finance watchdogs concerned that Donald Trump’s FEC nominee will put the president’s feelings over protecting elections.