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 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: 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: 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: 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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes With three states holding primaries even as the US struggles to contain the spread of the coronavirus, voters cast their ballots, then washed their hands.
Reading Time: 7 minutes As US courts grow more politically conservative, they may be less likely to ensure that efforts to fight a pandemic don’t trample on civil rights.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A Montana law effectively ending ballot collecting could significantly disenfranchise thousands of Native American voters in the 2020 election, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Texas-based Republican attorney James E. “Trey” Trainor defended his relationship with the late GOP gerrymandering guru Thomas Hofeller, and past representation for dark money groups, during his confirmation hearing on Tuesday.