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Election officials preparing for the rapidly approaching midterm elections have one more headache: trying to combat misinformation that sows distrust about voting and results while fueling vitriol aimed at rank-and-file election workers.
By Ali Swenson, Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court could radically reshape presidential and congressional elections in this country. At the heart of Moore v. Harper is a disputed legal theory that claims the Constitution gives state legislatures almost unchecked power over…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
The group responded to what they call “serious threats” posed by an apparent breach of voting equipment in Coffee County.
By Kate Brumback, Associated Press
Ahead of the midterm election, there's growing concern among some Republicans that abortion, and the GOP candidates varying responses to it, could hurt them with voters this fall. But for some women, it's the latest front in the battle for…
By Judy Woodruff, Cybele Mayes-Osterman
Most states have already held their primary elections this year, but many are still dealing with the fallout of the 2020 presidential election. That includes investigations into efforts to overturn the 2020 results and challenges to new election laws. Stephen…
Arizona’s Republican governor signed a bill last month requiring proof of citizenship to vote in presidential elections. Voting rights advocates say it could impact some 200,000 Arizonans. It’s the latest in a move by Republican lawmakers nationwide to tighten voting…
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court has thrown out Wisconsin state legislative maps that were preferred by the state's Democratic governor and selected by Wisconsin's top court.
By PBS NewsHour
Several states across the country have redrawn legislative districts on the basis of the 2020 census. In Michigan, the lines were drawn for the first time by an independent commission made up of citizens. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker has an…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press
For election officials, it’s a chance to counter a year’s worth of misinformation about voting security and restore faith in democracy for those who still have doubts about last year’s presidential election.
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