On Tuesday, Aug. 16, the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) adopted two sets of amended temporary rules pertaining to the conduct of partisan election observers and precinct officials that will take effect before the November general election.
At the end of July, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) introduced H.R. 8528, the American Confidence in Elections Act.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration held a hearing on the need to reform the Electoral Count Act. Watch the hearing and find the live play-by-play here.
On Thursday, July 28, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed a package of seven election bills into law.
On Tuesday, July 26, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) introduced H.R. 8500, the Supreme Court Tenure Establishment and Retirement Modernization (TERM) Act.
Yesterday, the Delaware Senate passed House Substitute 1 to House Bill 25, legislation that would enact same-day voter registration in Delaware in time for this year’s elections.
On Wednesday, July 20, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced the Electoral Count Reform and Presidential Transition Act, which reforms the Electoral Count Act of 1877 (ECA).
On Thursday, July 14, the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) denied a request from the North Carolina Republican Party to allow county boards of election to accept or reject mail-in ballots based on whether a voter’s signature on their mail-in ballot matches the signature on their voter registration.
On Monday, July 11, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) signed into law a portion of the state’s new budget that includes rules for election funding.
On Tuesday, July 12, a judge in Texas declined a request to dismiss part of a consolidated lawsuit challenging multiple provisions of Texas’ suppressive voting law, Senate Bill 1.
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