Carrie Levine

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.

‘The world was on fire’: Election officials on expecting the unexpected

Doubts about the 2020 election have been knocked down in court and by experts, but persist nonetheless.

Experts said an argument was a “Hail Mary” pass that flew in the face of precedent and congressional intent, but a federal appeals court endorsed it.

Redistricting cases like Galveston County prompt continuing challenges to the Voting Rights Act and important legal precedents protecting voters of color.

Even as Powell, Ellis, and others acknowledge their allegations were baseless, some continue to believe them.

Chaos in Congress could leave local election officials without the resources they need for 2024. 

Redrawing political maps should ensure fair representation. It doesn’t always. 

‘Truth tellers’ and tent cards: At secretaries of state gathering, tips for sharing reliable information about elections

In the middle of two redistricting cases far from SCOTUS, the Milligan decision landed with welcome relief