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  1. politics
    The New York City Board of Elections Wins at Screwing UpA non-exhaustive list of scandals before Tuesday’s botched mayoral results.
  2. 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.
  3. 2020 elections
    Scenes From Your Election DayNew York readers share images of their election experiences, including a sobering wait for returns and some unusually polite political graffiti.
  4. scenes from your election day
    Scenes From Your Election DayNew York readers share images of their election experiences, including portraits from East Harlem, a voter’s very patient cat, and some free pizza.
  5. scenes from your election day
    Scenes From Your Election DayNew York readers share images of their election experiences, including PPE in Sacramento, an early-voting reflection, and some very happy waiting.
  6. i voted
    ‘I Voted’ Stickers for Everyone Who Needs OneA New York Magazine collaboration with 48 artists
  7. vision 2020
    Are We Headed for a Voter-Suppression Catastrophe in November?Marc Elias, the Democrats’ top election lawyer, sees the potential for disaster.
  8. coronavirus
    McConnell Prefers to Slow Down Slo-Mo Senate Rather Than Voting RemotelyThe already-languorous upper chamber will take even longer to vote as a form of social distancing.
  9. coronavirus
    Can America Vote by Mail in November?Republicans have often held up conveniences to make voting easier. With COVID-19 hitting their own base, they may be more cooperative this year.
  10. vision 2020
    Fighting Centuries of Tradition, Republicans Try to Mobilize Amish for TrumpThese deeply conservative people tend to consider voting as nearly sinful. Can they be persuaded to vote for Trump?
  11. the national interest
    Putin’s 2020 PlaybookOur electoral vulnerabilities are so extreme, the next hack could easily be worse.
  12. prisons
    Prison Is Torture. Voting Is Self-Defense.If prisoners continue to be barred from voting, the American electorate will continue drowning them in human-rights atrocities.
  13. the national interest
    The More Republicans Lose, the Harder They Work to Rig the GameAnti-democratic forces are winning the post-election.
  14. pokemon go to the polls
    There Will Never Be a Good Voting Meme AgainRelating to these memes – like “me voting in 2016 versus me voting in 2018” – means subjecting yourself to a depressing way of following politics.
  15. 2018 midterms
    12 Young People on Why They Probably Won’t VoteOnly a third of Americans ages 18 to 29 say they will cast a ballot next month. Here, we ask why.
  16. 2018 midterms
    Disaffected Young Americans: You Have Everything to Lose If You Don’t VoteHere’s what’s at stake.
  17. West Virginia to Experiment With Mobile Phone Voting by Overseas TroopsIt’s been tried by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, so what could go wrong?
  18. This Might Be the Best Idea for Turning Out More Voters in U.S. ElectionsA political scientist is arguing it’s time to put the party back in elections.
  19. hacks
    Report: Russian Hackers Targeted Voting Systems in 39 StatesA Bloomberg report says the breach was much more widespread than originally thought.
  20. A Third of Anti-Trump Protestors Arrested in Portland Didn’t VoteHillary Clinton was winning Oregon no matter what, but still.
  21. select all
    It’s Time to Put Eric Trump in Selfie JailIt’s terrible that Eric Trump must be thrown in selfie prison for life for taking an illegal ballot selfie, but the law is clear.
  22. select all
    Right-Wing Media Reports: Anonymous Twitter Guy Is Committing Election FraudA completely true story from Twitter.
  23. Americans Are Exceptionally Bad at VotingYet another thing that makes us special.
  24. Report: Foreign Hackers May Have Breached Two States’ Election DatabasesArizona and Illinois were allegedly targeted.
  25. snowstorms
    Snowstorm Cancels Democracy in MaineAnd 80,000 are without power.
  26. Voter I.D. Laws Blocked in Wisconsin, TexasCourts worried about suppressing turnout.
  27. civic duty
    What You Need to Know About Today’s New York PrimariesGet to know the candidates — or at least, who’s facing federal charges.
  28. early and often
    Election Day 2013: What New Yorkers Need to KnowParty-switching! Scandals! Casinos!
  29. early and often
    Everything You Need to Know About New York City’s PrimariesHow to vote, who’s running, and which races to watch.
  30. math for people who don’t do math good
    Gov. Cuomo Relieves New York Voting Officials of Having to Do MathBy signing computerized election returns into law.
  31. oh florida
    Florida Still Figuring Out That Whole ‘Voting’ ThingThis time, though, it doesn’t matter to the presidential race.
  32. election day
    Voting After Sandy Was a Frustrating MessLong lines, generator-powered tents, and voting by flashlight.
  33. early and often
    Good Luck Voting by E-mail in New JerseyThis trip might be worth the gas.
  34. early and often
    Storm-Hit New Yorkers Can Just Vote AnywhereNo need to go to your usual polling place.
  35. election day
    States Affected by Sandy Plan to Hold an Election With No ElectricityWith help from military trucks in New Jersey.
  36. stuck in the mittle
    Romney Caught Encouraging Business Owners to Tell Employees How to VoteIt’s not illegal, but it’s still sketchy.
  37. primaries
    New Yorkers Too Busy Enjoying Summer to Vote in PrimaryWho wants to participate in the electoral process when it’s nice outside?
  38. early and often
    Google Helps Voters Get to the Wrong Polling StationThat’s not very helpful.
  39. early and often
    Voter Fraud the Latest Thing Threatening to Destroy America, Says Tea PartyIt’s an “epidemic,” they claim. “No, it’s not,” say the facts.
  40. board to death
    Awful Board of Elections Cans Executive DirectorHopefully he was responsible for all the boneheaded mistakes they’ve been making.
  41. fauxtrage
    Michelle Obama Taints Entire ElectionShe was caught electioneering in a polling place.
  42. things better left unsaid
    Pat Sajak Should Stick to Telling People Which Letters Are in Certain Words and PhrasesBecause his ideas on electoral reform are TERRIBLE.
  43. early and often
    The Few People Who Are Voting Today Seem to Be Having TroubleThe new ballot systems in the city are proving to be problematic.
  44. early and awesome
    Every Once in a While, One Vote Really Does Make a DifferenceTwo candidates in Michigan are separated by just one vote out of more than 54,000.
  45. weird al greene
    This Alvin Greene Voter Is All That Is Wrong With DemocracyShe voted for him because of soul singer Al Green.
  46. the post-racial world
    Obama Doesn’t Need You, White MenThat’s kind of the message from a new Obama video.
  47. early and often
    Don’t Feel Bad About Not Voting TodayKeep your ignorance to yourself, moron.
  48. early and often or not at all
    New Yorkers More Indifferent Than EverA turnout record was set on Tuesday, in a bad way.
  49. the supremes
    Sotomayor Doesn’t Always VoteBut she mostly skipped the boring elections.
  50. election hangover
    Can Barack Obama Hang On to His Youth Coalition?We talked to some polling experts to see what they think.
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