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Politics Aug 19Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November
Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning.
Politics Jul 24Trump says without evidence that Russia will be ‘pushing very hard’ to help Democrats win in 2018
Trump has offered mixed messages on Russian interference in U.S. elections — at times even calling it a "hoax."…
Politics Jun 12Effects of Supreme Court voter roll decision may be limited
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but few appear eager to follow.
Politics May 17Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking
As the midterm congressional primaries heat up, roughly 1 in 5 Americans will be casting ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.
Politics May 07As primaries heat up, states still await election security reviews
The Department of Homeland Security said it has completed on-site risk assessments of election systems in just nine of 17 states that have formally requested them so far. It has pledged to do so by November for every state that…
Politics Mar 21Senators urge Trump officials to ramp up security for 2018 ballots
The committee is recommending that states make sure voting machines have paper audit trails and aren't capable of being connected to the internet. Senators also are pushing for better communication among the various U.S. intelligence agencies and federal, state and…
Politics Mar 18Illinois primary puts focus on security of state voter rolls
Two years ago, Illinois was the lone state known to have its state election system breached in a hacking effort that ultimately targeted 21 states.
Politics Jan 26Lawsuit from civil rights group says government failed to release information about voter fraud commission
Voting rights advocates have expressed concern that the agencies might be working together as part of an effort by Trump and some commission members to justify his unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud.
Politics Jan 21Trump’s attempts to show voter fraud appear to have stalled
President Donald Trump hasn't backed away from his unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote in 2016, but his efforts to investigate it appear to have stalled.
Politics Jan 03U.S. sees surge in women interested in running for office
Experts say 2018 is on track to be a historic year, with more women saying they are running at this point than ever before.