Russian election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to constitution that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. But the weeklong balloting was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and other…
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
A top Georgia voting official, voting implementation manager Gabriel Sterling, said Friday that he had seen no evidence yet of the issue and found it difficult to believe the reports were “an active description of what is happening on the…
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Trump’s call to reopen houses of worship despite the pandemic, controversial comments from Trump and former Vice President…
With just six months until November's presidential election, states across the U.S. are trying to determine how to safely collect and count ballots during a national health emergency. And while there is a patchwork of coronavirus election plans, dozens of…
By Christopher Booker
By David Eggert, Mike Householder, Associated Press
People in about 50 Michigan communities are participating in largely mail-based local elections that might be a blueprint for the presidential battleground state in November.
By Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press
A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Kansas law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote is unconstitutional.
By Kevin Freking, Colleen Long, Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — While Wisconsin struggles to hold its primary on Tuesday, President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot as the coronavirus pandemic rages in the U.S. and…
By Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson, Casey Kuhn
Across the country, election officials are scrambling to decide how to adjust to the coronavirus pandemic. Louisiana and Georgia have postponed their primary contests, and candidates have eliminated public rallies entirely. But in Arizona, Tuesday’s primary is still on, and…
By Stephanie Sy, Leah Nagy
Until 2018, Florida was one of only a few states that banned felons from voting for life. But that year, a two-thirds majority of the state passed an initiative to restore voting eligibility to felons who had served their sentences.
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