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Absentee Ballots

  1. vision 2020
    Trump Is Laying the Groundwork to Contest Any Election LossBy deeming voting-by-mail systems a way a majority of states use to rig elections, POTUS has laid a foundation to declare a close election fraudulent.
  2. vision 2020
    Trump Threatens to Cut Off Funds for States That Expand Voting by MailThere’s no legal theory supporting presidential intervention in state election decisions, so Trump may just be preparing to challenge adverse results.
  3. vision 2020
    Here Are the Red States That Limit Voting by Mail to Trump–Approved GroupsIt’s becoming the GOP party line that the procedure should be limited to seniors and military folk. Some places already follow that rule.
  4. 2020 elections
    U.S. Supreme Court Slams Door on Wisconsin Vote-by-Mail for Mid-Pandemic PrimaryA few hours after a Wisconsin court reinstated in-person voting, the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court halted an absentee voting extension.
  5. 2020 elections
    Wisconsin Court Reinstates Tuesday’s Mid-Pandemic PrimaryAfter intense gubernatorial and legislative conflict and multiple appeals, it looks like Republicans will get the low-turnout election they wanted.
  6. 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.
  7. voter fraud
    Bevin Blames His Defeat on ‘Vote Harvesting’ Among Students and Black PeopleLike a lot of Republicans, Bevin considers anything that helps poor people vote illegal or unethical.
  8. 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    Why ‘Election Night’ Is an Outdated and Dangerous Relic of the PastMore and more, the traditional media-driven drama of single-day voting and vote counting is out of line with reality.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.
  9. 2018 midterms
    Judge Tells Kemp to Send Absentee Ballots to Voters Rejected Over TechnicalitiesOne of many efforts by Kemp to supervise his own election in a self-interested way has been stopped.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Typo Decimates Kris Kobach’s Lead in Kansas PrimaryKobach’s lead in the Kansas GOP gubernatorial primary is so tiny that changing one number cut his lead by more than half.
  13. Lamb Was Right to Declare Victory. His Lead in Pennsylvania Is Likely to Hold.It may be a few days before it’s official, but it’s getting hard to figure out how Rick Saccone can close the tiny gap between vote counts.