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No-Reason Absentee Voting Bill Pushed In Michigan House

Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Republicans’ push to eliminate Michigan’s straight-party voting option may improve the odds of voters being allowed to cast an absentee ballot for any reason. 564 more words


No-Reason Absentee Voting Option OK'd By House Committee

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan voters could cast an absentee ballot for any reason under legislation pending on the floor of the state House.

The bill approved by a committee Wednesday would let voters go to their clerk’s office, show identification and ask for an absentee ballot. 102 more words


Nearly 1 Million Petition Obama to Order Federal Contractors to Disclose Political Spending

Common Cause and several coalition partners delivered¬†petitions signed by nearly 1 million Americans¬†to the White House this week, asking President Obama to order federal… 252 more words

State Auditor's Office Studies Absentee Ballots

ADEL, Iowa — Deputy Secretary of State Carol Olson was at the Dallas County Auditor’s Office on this Election Day. There was no ballot or voting problem, but rather a mission to learn. 234 more words


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

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