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Citizens Seek Sanctions Against City for Attempting to Punish them for Bringing Voting-Rights Case

Editor’s Note: We wanted to put this on your radar – an interesting case out of Albuquerque that related to voting rights. Below is information from… 388 more words

Federal Lawsuit Filed Over Ohio Voting Restrictions

A federal lawsuit was filed this month against the state of Ohio over what the plaintiff is calling restrictive voter laws.

Here’s a great summary of what’s at issue in the suit, thanks to an MSNBC report that can be read in its entirety here. 134 more words

Just When You Thought It Was Over...


Screenshot from Twitter; User: Aldertrack

“It figures to be a long fortnight for candidates in those races as the Board of Election Commissioners releases daily counts of absentee ballots. 82 more words

10th Ward

Unprecedented number of absentee ballots in school board election draws attention of Sec. of State

“Watch the absentees,” we sometimes hear in the news– James O’Keefe the controversial video journalist made a video on it. And others mention it as well– friends in Colorado and Washington state (states with absentee-only voting) have raised concerns, but generally not much can be proven and the discussions are left to radical fringe forums. 749 more words

New Mexico

Legislation Would Allow New Yorkers to Track Absentee Ballots Online

Without the satisfying pull of a lever or the little sticker that says “I voted,” mailing in an absentee ballot can leave a voter a little uncertain this his choice will actually count—and Councilman Ben Kallos is looking to change that. 386 more words

Board Of Elections

Pew Charitable Trust Releases Results of National Voter Experience Survey

A nationwide study of voters’ experiences during November’s mid-term federal election found that about 40 percent of respondents cast their ballots early or by mail. The  241 more words

Absentee-Ballot Handling Got City Election Board Supervisor Fired

CHICAGO (STMW) — A supervisor fired by the Chicago election board was “terminated for gross dereliction” of duty in the wake of problems with absentee ballots that were discovered as votes were being tallied in the hotly contested race for Illinois state treasurer, according to newly obtained records. 743 more words