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How Associating Mail-in Ballots with Voter Fraud Became a Political Tool
Unsubstantiated warnings of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election echo a 1980s case involving Black civil rights activists and then-Alabama Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Here's Why Concerns About Absentee Ballot Fraud Are Overhyped
We analyzed a conservative foundation's catalog of absentee ballot fraud and found no credible threat to the 2020 election.
October 20, 2020
2020 Election Could Hinge on Whose Votes Don’t Count
More than 1 million people will likely lose their vote on Nov. 3. That’s the best case.
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How to Run a Primary in a Pandemic: Michigan Clerks Get a Crash Course
For local election officials, upcoming primary elections could be an opportunity to iron out the kinks — or foreshadow larger problems in the fall.
August 2, 2020
These Are the Clerks Who Carried Wisconsin Through its April Pandemic Election. Here Are Their Fears About November.
Many clerks, in charge of running elections across Wisconsin, said they are worried the upcoming November election will be a repeat of the state’s messy April primary, when thousands of absentee ballots went missing or reached voters late.
July 24, 2020
As Trump And Biden Battle, Election Officials Are Running Out of Time, Money For November
Sixteen weeks before a presidential election, hundreds of cash-strapped elections supervisors across the U.S. are waiting to see how much state and federal money will be coming their way.
July 14, 2020
"They Should Have Done Something": Broad Failures Fueled Wisconsin Ballot Crisis, Investigation Shows
Inadequate computer systems, overwhelmed clerks and misleading ballot information hampered Wisconsin’s historic — and historically troubling — spring election.
April 21, 2020
'Voter Suppression At Its Finest': Wisconsin Citizens Say Missing Ballots, Lines and Coronavirus Kept Them from Being Counted in Election
A picture emerged of voters disappointed, angry and confused about how the election played out in a state that has long prided itself on taking voting seriously.
April 13, 2020
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