Counties couldn’t process mail ballots until Election Day, delaying discovery of a misprint on some Lancaster County ballots.
Some GOP election officials running campaigns thread the needle by saying their elections were free of fraud, but they won’t vouch for everyone else — leaving doubts to fester.
Whether the counties can report near-complete results on election night depends on how many mail-in ballots need to be counted — and when the counting starts.
The split primary is one example of the obstacles resulting from lawsuits and new voting rules.
The Electronic Registration Information Center is trusted by most states as the most effective way to perform cross-state voter registration checks.
Many conservatives have criticized Mark Zuckerberg’s 2020 funding — but not this other guy’s.
Among the proposals is one that would give the legislature more control over the final products.
Outside funding for elections isn’t ideal. Neither is ignoring the reality that made it necessary.
Even conservative courts probably won’t treat the law differently than in the past.
How the historic nominee thinks of voting rights and election integrity.
Lawmakers and courts differed on how — and whether — to define and uphold “partisan fairness” when reviewing electoral maps.
How the Electronic Registration Information Center helps achieve both secure elections and fair voting access.
The order clears the way for the use of new state House and Senate maps in the May primary.
The majority highlighted traditional redistricting criteria and partisan fairness.
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When members withdraw from the program, here’s how it hurts themselves — and their neighbors.
The many circumstances that led the county to miss the state’s deadline for reporting election results.
The report by Alex Halderman alleging vulnerabilities in Georgia’s election system is sealed as part of a long-running lawsuit.
Red states and blue states vouch for the program’s value in their voter-roll maintenance.
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Here’s why the new requirement for an ID number is causing hundreds of rejected applications.
The chair of the committee in charge of drawing the legislative maps said it will be “challenging” to finish them in under 30 days.
The governor and top lawmakers are facing a Jan. 30 deadline to complete the congressional map, or the state courts will take over.
Neither Biden’s speech nor action by the Senate provide a clear pathway to passing the Democrats’ cherished bills.
If Gov. Wolf and the legislature do not agree on a plan by Jan. 30, Commonwealth Court says it will take over the process.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers would get final say over their own political districts under a new proposal moving through the legislature.
Anticipating that the Democratic governor and GOP lawmakers won’t be able to agree on a map, concerned citizens and redistricting advocates are lobbying the state Supreme Court to intervene.
In pursuit of one ambitious goal, Democrats have turned away from options that might actually help.
Potter County GOP chairman relents to pressure from officials after Votebeat reporting.
The proposal — rejected by Republicans — improves on fairness metrics as mandated by the state constitution, while creating more districts that could be won by Democrats.
Why it’s fraught to pit states against one another when they have such different ways of running elections.
The proposals advanced Thursday would give Democrats a path to victory in the state House, while the Senate would be a toss-up, with a possible edge to the GOP.
Potter County Republicans got inspiration from an Arizona man’s “election integrity symposium”
Lack of compact districts and clear advantage for Republicans will likely be key sticking points.
Past presidents have mobilized moments of crisis to achieve historic progress. We need that again.
The media can’t rebuild trust in elections if government sources stay anonymous.
An unorthodox process at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, largely done in secret, led to the controversial bipartisan appointment.
Republicans cheered Greg Abbott’s pick of John Scott. Surprisingly, some Democrats did too.
A small but significant portion of voters, primarily Republicans, were primed to distrust the results.
A new Reuters report makes clear why these harassers elude prosecution.
No disasters this time, but the state’s rushed, underfunded vote expansion needs help before 2022.
There were a few problems with voting—but misinformation and fraud accusations weren’t among them.
A QAnon-supporting clerk in Michigan spread misinformation about a tabulator—then part of it went missing.
Mark Zuckerberg may have hobbled efforts to counter Spanish-language misinformation on WhatsApp.
The task of reshaping Pennsylvania’s political maps falls to a small group of legislative insiders, a system that critics worry facilitates backroom deals.
Map shows were Va. voters are taking advantage of state’s access to early ballots in state elections.
The national security risk caused by America’s underfunded election infrastructure.
The oral history of Votebeat, on its one-year anniversary.
A mild new process for requesting reviews is paired with a spicy mandate that would be hard for the state to digest.