Tags » Elections

Voting advocates fear impact of Va. voter ID law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voting rights groups are worried that Virginia’s new voter ID law will disenfranchise some Virginians in next month’s midterm elections.

Anne Sterling, president of the League of Women Voters of Virginia, says that rural, poor and elderly voters could face a harder burden to vote this year because they will have to show a photo ID. 65 more words


What's at stake in this election

It’s midterm election season, which means an onslaught of frantic emails and late night TV jokes about how no one cares about the midterm elections. Without a presidential race at the top of the ticket (though frighteningly we’re already having the 2016 conversation), a lot of people are content to let this one pass them by. 682 more words

Reproductive Rights

Democrats lie about NC K-12 education spending

Democrats continue to attack Republican candidates in North Carolina with the outright lie that the Republican majority in the North Carolina legislature has cut K-12 education spending by $500,000,000. 99 more words


Democrats quietly confident of “strong second-place finish” in midterms

WASHINGTON—sources close to leading Democrats say that with the midterm elections only weeks away, there is growing confidence that the party will “easily” coast to a strong second-place finish in both the House and Senate. 177 more words

If you live in Florida and spend much time on Pandora’s streaming service, chances are you’re hearing a lot of “Rick Scott for governor” commercials. How often depends on how much you like country music. 80 more words


What Do The Polls Really Tell Us About the Governor's Race In Wisconsin?

I was delighted to participate in a forum sponsored by the CapTimes addressing what the polls can tell us about the Wisconsin gubernatorial race. Polling expert and all around good guy… 169 more words

Republican Secretary of State Candidate addresses objectives for office

By Steven Barker
News Editor

In the upcoming general election on Nov. 4, California voters will decide between two candidates for the state’s Secretary of State. 2,041 more words