On Tuesday, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox (R) signed numerous new bills into law, including one focused on “election security.”
On Thursday, the Oregon state Senate passed a law that adds new protections for election workers.
Three elections officials from Harris County, Texas sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to “exhaust every legal option available to ensure that each eligible vote in Harris County and the State of Texas has their vote counted” during the primary election that’s underway.
Utah Republicans have introduced a bill that touches on several different parts of the voting process, limiting options for Utahns and reversing the state’s longstanding mail-in voting policy.
On Tuesday, the Pima County Board of Supervisors in Arizona voted to approve the use of vote centers for this year’s elections.
Republican legislators in Idaho have introduced several bills that limit the options for Idahoans to cast a ballot.
A Republican-led PAC called “Repair the Vote” has proposed two ballot measures that would restrict voting access in Nevada.
Today, Sens. Angus King (I-Maine), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) released a “discussion draft” of the Electoral Count Modernization Act, the highly-anticipated legislation to update the Electoral Count Act of 1887 (ECA).
Since the 2022 Arizona legislative session began on Jan. 10, Republican lawmakers have introduced a slew of restrictive voting bills, including an omnibus bill that subverts nonpartisan election administration.
Republicans in the Virginia Legislature have already introduced over 20 bills to restrict mail-in voting, limit drop-box locations and add burdensome identification requirements.