Officials representing minority groups say historic underrepresentation of people of color in the voting process is a challenge they’re hoping to address in this election -- both getting them out and making sure their voices are heard. …
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa and some other GOP-controlled states also have enacted restrictions this year, particularly aimed at mail balloting and early in-person voting. More than 40% of voters cast mail ballots during last fall's election, a record.
By Anthony Izaguirre, Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
Large turnouts were seen in the capital, Lusaka, and other parts of the southern African country in tense elections that the president and his main rival have said are a test of the stability of the nation's democracy.
By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
Texas Democrats fighting against a restrictive voting bill took their case to Washington Tuesday as President Joe Biden made his push for strengthening voting rights laws nationwide. Derrick Johnson, the president and CEO of the NAACP, met with Biden along…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Meredith Lee
By Associated Press
The Senate’s consent paves the way for some 4 million young adults to get the right to vote for the upper legislative chamber as well.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
To advocates of democracy, the persistence of Republicans' election denial shows how the party is increasingly open to bucking democratic norms. That's raising the prospect that Republicans might take the extraordinary step of refusing to certify future elections if they…
By Alexandra Jaffe, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Biden called out lawmakers in Congress — including two senators in his own party — for holding up action on voting bills.
By Lisa Desjardins, Tess Conciatori, Alex D'Elia
In the six months since the 2020 election, voting access and election security have been hot topics in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. The For The People Act is Democrats' voting rights and campaign reform bill. Already through the…
By Stephanie Sy, Alex D'Elia
Though the 2020 presidential election is six months behind us, a review of nearly 2.1 million ballots in Arizona's largest county is currently underway, ordered by the state's Republican-led Senate. Stephanie Sy explores the growing controversy and what it means…
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