On June 29, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) signed House Bill 1878, a sweeping election overhaul that reads like a fantasy novel for right-wing election conspiracists, into law. Here’s what’s in the 58-page bill and why it’s already facing two legal challenges.
When list maintenance is done without proper safeguards, this routine process can lead to the removal of otherwise eligible voters. A number of Republican-led states in the last few years have enacted laws that could make this more likely.
In many states, when thwarted by the courts from enacting legislation, lawmakers are attacking the courts instead. In today’s Data Dive, we walk through a recent report that highlights the laws that would undermine the role of courts.
Two Republican candidates in Arizona have attacked the use of mail-in voting. But not only is mail-in voting well-established and popular — it used to be championed by the very party that now seeks to dismantle it.
A key, but often overlooked, provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is Section 208, which states that all individuals who need assistance when voting can receive that assistance from a person of their choice.
The Texas GOP proposed creating a state electoral college to elect statewide officials like the governor. In today’s piece, we unpack this proposal and what it has to say about the current state Republicans nationwide.
The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) is often referred to as the “Motor Voter” law for its focus on voter registration opportunities when interacting with motor vehicles agencies, but it does much more.
No redistricting process has been more fraught than Ohio. It finally has maps in place — but only for this year. In today’s piece we’re recapping what went wrong in Ohio — and what it means for the country as a whole.
Last week, a group of senators released their long-proposal to reform the Electoral Count Act (ECA). In today’s piece, we’re breaking down the ECA, how Trump tried to exploit it and how 14 senators hope to reform it.
The independent state legislature theory could give state legislatures unchecked power to run congressional elections. If adopted by the Court, who can provide a check? The answer to that question is Congress.
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