On Friday, Sept. 1, a slew of Republican-backed bills attacking the right to vote and hampering election administration in Texas will go into effect.
On Tuesday, Aug. 29, the Wisconsin Senate Elections Committee held a hearing on whether or not to reappoint the state’s top election official, Meagan Wolfe, a nonpartisan appointee who has led the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) since 2019.
On Monday, Aug. 28, U.S. Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) announced a historic package of legislation that would greatly expand voting rights and improve election administration.
On Sunday, Aug. 27, Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy detailed four sweeping changes to elections on NBC’s Meet the Press.
On Thursday, Aug. 24, the Republican-controlled Ohio Ballot Board approved new summary language for an abortion rights amendment that will be decided by voters this November.
Gov. Cooper (D) has vetoed the Republicans’ latest effort to suppress the vote in the Tar Heel state. Its worst provisions include banning outside funding for election administration and shortening the mail-in ballot return window.
Opponents of Atlanta’s “Cop City” Slam Plan To Use Discriminatory Signature Matching in Petition Verification Process
On Tuesday, Aug. 22, Georgia-based voting rights organizations signed an letter calling for the mayor of Atlanta and the Democrat-controlled Atlanta City Council to reconsider using signature matching in the process for verifying the petitions for a ballot initiative referendum.
Biennial State-by-State Elections and Voter Survey Details the 1.5% of Mail-In Ballots Rejected in 2022
On Thursday, June 29, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) presented its biennial Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS) to Congress.
On Wednesday, Aug. 16, the North Carolina Legislature, along party lines, approved omnibus voter suppression bill Senate Bill 747, sending it to Gov. Roy Cooper (D) for his signature or veto.
On Tuesday, Aug. 15, the Chesapeake, Virginia City Council voted to approve just four early voting satellite locations, cutting the total number of locations by two and eliminating a community center location in a heavily-Black area.