Reading Time: 5 minutes With only five months until the 2020 election, supporters of vote-by-mail want every voter to have the option of casting an absentee ballot.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Critics of vote-by-mail warn the 2020 election could be ripe for fraud. But hundreds of millions of votes have been cast absentee in the US, and just a tiny fraction were fraudulent.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Texas led the way, but expect more false claims of voter fraud from the White House and Republican-controlled states ahead of the 2020 election.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Stoking fears of voter fraud, the Texas secretary of state issued an advisory that asks local election officials to investigate noncitizen voters. Except it turns out that the claims are vastly overblown.
Reading Time: 4 minutes New polling shows that Americans’ confidence in the integrity and efficacy of elections is badly shaken — but their reasons for being distrustful reveal the deep partisan divide that splits the country.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Supreme Court has given the green light to a completely unnecessary voter purge in Ohio, supposedly implemented in the name of fighting voter fraud. But its effect and obvious real purpose is just more disenfranchisement — and now other red states will surely implement the same program.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is in court this week defending one of his voter disenfranchisement schemes. And hardly anybody is paying attention.
Reading Time: 16 minutes One of the commission’s few Democrats tells WhoWhatWhy it was set up to restrict voting access from its inception. He believes President Donald Trump and its members are now trying to cover their tracks.
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump wants an investigation into his unproven claim that millions of illegal votes were cast for Hillary Clinton. Enterprising lawmakers could take any findings to further suppress the right of minorities to vote.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone, from Donald Trump to Jill Stein, is questioning whether something is fishy about the vote totals in the presidential election. We aim to take a deeper look at alleged irregularities.