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Carrie Levine

Story Editor

Carrie Levine is a story editor for Votebeat. She was previously a senior reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, where she covered voting access, money in politics and influence. Before that, she was research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a nonpartisan watchdog group. She previously reported and edited for Legal Times and the National Law Journal, the Charlotte Observer. A graduate of Boston University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, she is based in Washington, D.C.

States banned private money for election expenses, but a new plan to raise money for voter fraud investigations poses similar concerns.
The Uvalde shooting heightened concerns about school security, but there aren’t always good alternative polling places available.
Zuckerberg’s grants prompted new laws prohibiting donated resources. Now, wary election officials wonder what they can accept.
Just like lobbying and campaign finance, elections are governed by a patchwork of rules that don’t make intuitive sense, and that differ from state to state.
The split primary is one example of the obstacles resulting from lawsuits and new voting rules.