Allegations of election fraud, the resignation of the chairman of the board of elections, a rogue political operative, and math that doesn’t add up — here’s a timeline of events concerning North Carolina’s 9th District.
Democrats netted 40 seats in this year’s midterms, but the “blue wave” didn’t crest everywhere. In heavily gerrymandered states, such as North Carolina and Ohio, Democratic gains were nonexistent.
Missourians overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment to reduce corruption and gerrymandering. Weeks later, Republicans are already trying to weaken the measure.
The first move for the Democratic House may not be subpoenas or investigations, but rather passing voting rights legislation.
Maine is the first and only state to implement ranked-choice voting for federal elections. And now third-party voters’ second choice has led to a Republican losing his House seat to a Democrat.
As Americans ideologically drift further apart, voting rights and voting rights initiatives receive broad, bipartisan support among the public. Will DC listen?
The Democrats captured the House, but suffered losses in the Senate, so was there a “blue wave?”
Florida, the nation’s largest purple state, is at the heart of yet another voting fiasco.
As voters go to the polls today, disinformation campaigns are underway on social media.During September and October, Twitter deleted 10,000 fake accounts that were encouraging people not to vote.“I hear ICE agents will be at poling [sic] stations on election day, looking to deport illegals trying to vote,” one tweet from a since-banned account read.Another Read More
Amid political gridlock, and against the backdrop of gerrymandering and voter suppression, citizen-led efforts to boost voting rights through ballot initiatives are under way in a handful of states.One such effort concerns “Question 2” — whether to allow voters to either register or update their registration on the same day as the election. Maryland is Read More
Data suggests that next week’s midterm elections may have a historically high voter turnout. However, analysis also reveals a troubling trend in the number of poll closures.
Voter suppression efforts against minority citizens are taking place throughout the US. But the story is not gaining traction with major news networks, who are fixated on President Donald Trump.
On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) acknowledged that voter suppression efforts by Republicans are significant enough to swing key Senate races in Arizona and North Dakota. In Arizona, where Democrat Kyrsten Sinema is virtually tied with Republican Martha McSally, outdated voter databases which do not automatically update new home addresses could mean up Read More