Georgia election officials must stop rejecting absentee ballots and absentee ballot applications without first giving voters a chance to fix the problem, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
By Kate Brumback, Associated Press
At issue is a new law that had directed voters to present a valid photo ID or sign a sworn statement and present some other form of identification in order to cast a regular ballot.
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
The court's order today indicated that none of the justices dissented from the court's rejection of the case.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, North Korea issued a fiery new warning to the United States, threatening nuclear strikes on American military bases in South Korea and elsewhere if the U.S. makes any aggressive move. President Trump took to Twitter,…
By PBS NewsHour
By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press
Arkansas' governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck down by the state's highest court more than two years ago.
A panel of federal judges in Texas is ordering the state to redraw its congressional district map because it discriminates against Hispanic voters. The judges ruled Friday that in 2011, Republican legislators engaged in gerrymandering on racial lines. The ruling…
By David Saleh Rauf, Associated Press
The U.S. Justice Department joined Texas' attorney general Wednesday in asking a federal court to delay a hearing on the state's voter ID law, the latest signal that the federal government might drop its opposition to the law now that…
A lesser-known part of the Electoral College's history: its relationship to slavery in the U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
This election, nine states are enforcing new laws requiring eligible voters to present government-issued photo IDs at the polls. And other factors, including voter purging in Ohio and possible voting machine malfunctions, could also affect voters. Wendy Weiser, of The…
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