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Early Voting

  1. early and often
    Trump Backs Early Voting, But Says It’s Still ‘Election Rigging’He’s urging Republicans to “beat the radical left at their own game” by taking advantage of the (perfectly legal) voting methods he demonized in 2020.
  2. politics
    What to Know for NYC’s 2023 Primary ElectionsThe return of ranked-choice voting, the whole City Council on the ballot, and more.
  3. early and often
    Republicans Are Dead Set Against Early Voting (Unless It Helps Them)There’s no evidence that convenience voting is corrupt. But Trump and DeSantis still attack it while advocating its use by their own voters.
  4. politics
    Can Joe Manchin of All People Trigger a Breakthrough on Voting Rights?The much-maligned Democrat has unveiled a compromise proposal that is getting praise from his party for a change.
  5. voting rights
    Manchin Values Bipartisanship Over Voting RightsThe West Virginian doesn’t seem interested in voting rights if it means filibuster reform — unless he’s setting up a test Republicans will fail.
  6. politics
    Georgia Senate Runoffs Head Toward a Dramatic FinishAmid epic spending and strong early voting, the contests that will determine Senate control remain in a dead heat.
  7. liveblog
    Trump Team Digs In Against Biden: Post-Election UpdatesRepublicans back president’s call election was stolen, as officials refuse to begin transition process for the president-elect.
  8. voter turnout
    Texas Has Already Exceeded Its 2016 Turnout. Here’s What That Means.The county-level early voting data offers Democrats good and bad news — and one key lesson.
  9. vision 2020
    New Yorkers Brave Depressingly Long Lines on First Weekend of Early VotingThe crowds were both a testament to intense voter sentiment and an ever-backward election system.
  10. vision 2020
    Is Republican Voter Suppression Starting to Backfire?The same dynamic that led Wisconsin Democrats to turn out massively in the teeth of a pandemic could be fueling the surge in early voting.
  11. vision 2020
    Trump’s Demonization of Mail Voting Could Be His DoomAs Democrats dominate early voting, the GOP is increasingly banking on huge in-person Election Day turnout in the middle of a pandemic.
  12. vision 2020
    Can Bernie Beat the Polls and Win Michigan Again?Clinton led Sanders by similarly large margins in 2016 polls in Michigan, only to lose. But higher turnout could be good news for Biden.
  13. super tuesday
    Biden’s Giant Bounce Suddenly Makes It a Two-Candidate RaceAll the talk of a contested convention is probably moot now.
  14. vision 2020
    Five Things to Watch For on Super TuesdayIt’s more complicated than just declaring a winner and some losers.
  15. vision 2020
    Is Your Candidate ‘Nominatable’?We’re at a point in the Democratic presidential contest where voters need to decide who has a realistic path to the nomination.
  16. vision 2020
    Nevada Tries Early CaucusingEssentially using ranked-choice voting, early participants can simulate the two-stage alignments and realignments of regular caucusgoers.
  17. vision 2020
    The Turnout Boom in 2018 Was a Preview for 2020A Trump-centric election and the expansion of ways to register and vote early should combine to keep turnout as high in 2020 as it was in 2018.
  18. 2020 presidential election
    The New Democratic Primary Calendar Makes Voters of Color Even More ImportantA changing calendar for 2020 means that soon after Iowa and New Hampshire very diverse states will dominate the calendar, and the contest.
  19. mitch mcconnell
    In New Op-ed, McConnell Attacks Campaign Finance Reform and Voting RightsMcConnell jokes — and lies — his way through a Trump-friendly review of Democratic ethics and voting reforms.
  20. voting rights
    House Democrats Aim to Make Voting Rights a National PriorityTheir bill isn’t an immediate fix, but treating voting as a national issue rather than a state-level problem could pay dividends down the road.
  21. elections
    Why ‘Election Night’ Is an Outdated and Dangerous Relic of the PastMore and more, the traditional media-driven drama of single-day voting and vote counting is out of line with reality. And that’s bad for democracy.
  22. 2020 elections
    The Streak Survives: Gardner Ekes Out 22nd Term As New Hampshire Election ChiefDemocrat Van Ostern had the incumbent on the ropes over enabling Trump, but fears over rocking the primary calendar boat saved the day.
  23. 2018 midterms
    What Can We Learn From Early Voting This Year? Turnout Is High.Early voting numbers don’t show who’s going to win nationally. High turnout could point to a Democratic wave, but 2016 suggests caution is in order.
  24. 2018 midterms
    Storms Could Rain on Election Day ParadeIn states with lots of early voting, storms might not matter so much politically. But in big parts of the South and Midwest, look out!
  25. 2018 midterms
    First Early Voting Numbers Are Big. But It’s Not Clear What They Mean Yet.We could see historic levels of early voting, and of midterm voting — but it’s still not clear which party will benefit.
  26. 2018 midterms
    The 2018 Midterms Have Already BegunElection Day has already begun in large areas of the nation, and voting by mail could stretch out Election Night as well.
  27. For Dems, Close Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, & AZ-08’s Special ElectionIn Arizona’s heavily Republican Eighth District, an upset like Pennsylvania’s is unlikely, but a close race could be a good sign for Democrats.
  28. Texas Primary Roundup: Democratic Turnout Shows Progress, But No RevolutionMany contests won’t be resolved until a May runoff, but some upsets enlivened 2018’s first statewide election.
  29. Early Voting Among Texas Democrats Is Off the ChartsIt’s a sign of superior enthusiasm, not any guarantee of success in November, but it confirms Democrats have a wind at their backs.
  30. How the Indiana GOP Skewed Early Voting Opportunities to Benefit ThemselvesRepublicans block early voting opportunities in areas favoring Democrats, while expanding them on their own turf.
  31. Georgia’s Extra-Special Election Enters the Final StretchIn a race that’s too close to call, both parties are seeing a potential harbinger for what will happen in the 2018 midterms.
  32. Jon Ossoff Pulls Ahead in Polling As the GOP Tries to Link Him to Kathy GriffinThe nation’s most expensive House race just keeps getting pricier.
  33. 6 Takeaways From Montana’s Special ElectionMontana’s special election has many lessons, but it’s unclear if it tells us a lot about the remaining contests of 2017, much less the 2018 midterms.
  34. Do the Early-Voting Patterns in Florida Mean Clinton Will Win?The record number of early votes cast show a very close race. But high Latino turnout could ultimately be the deciding factor.
  35. 7 Big Questions on the Final Day of This CampaignClinton is still favored in the polls, Trump has a tough path to victory in the states, but there’s enough uncertainty to keep us awake on November 8.
  36. Latino Turnout Is Surging in Early Voting Across Battleground StatesAnd the spike appears to be fueled by low-propensity voters, whom pollsters weren’t counting on. For Trump, that could mean doom.
  37. If Early Latino Voters Win Nevada For Clinton, Trump’s Path to Win Gets NarrowHillary Clinton has a big lead in early voting in the battleground state.
  38. Latino Turnout Surges in Early VotingAnd it could help Hillary Clinton outperform her polling in a few key swing states.
  39. Black Turnout Is Down in Early Voting. Does That Mean the Trumpocalypse Is Nigh?Democrats’ nightmare looks like this: Upscale Republicans come home for Trump, while black voters just stay home. The latter may be happening.
  40. Clinton Getting Early Votes From Shy Voters — That’s Good News for HerHer campaign is targeting people who might otherwise not vote at all, which makes them valuable indeed.
  41. What the Early-Voting Numbers Are Telling UsDemocrats are doing well in early voting in Florida, Nevada, and North Carolina, and not so well in Iowa and Ohio — but there’s plenty of time left.
  42. Democrats Take Early Lead in Early VotingCompared to 2012, Democrats seem to be improving their performance in early votes cast by mail or in person.
  43. The Battle to Turn Out Early Voters Has Begun. One Candidate Has a Plan.In the chess game of voter targeting and mobilization, Clinton has strategic flexibility, but will Trump will benefit from state GOP efforts?
  44. Thanks to Early Voting, Election Day Essentially Begins This FridayRoughly a third of votes will likely be cast before November 8, and that percentage is even higher in some battleground states.
  45. Early Voting Limits Time for Trump ComebackThe Clinton campaign has a sophisticated approach to “banking” early votes. The Trump campaign seems to just be winging it.
  46. Early Voting Under Way in Post-N.H. StatesEarly voting is already under way in some of the upcoming primary states, so organization is at a premium.
  47. early voting
    Early Voting Lines in Florida and Ohio Were Super Long Same with Illinois and Maryland.
  48. early and often
    Promising Signs for Obama in the Earliest of Early VotesBut, it’s early.
  49. early and often
    Democrats Find Another Way to Look at the Glass Quarter-FullToday’s theory: early voters!
  50. early and often
    Look Out! Possible Obama LandslidePundits and pollsters keep wondering if the race is tightening. What’s actually happening is that the prospects for a Democratic landslide are growing.