The request to the U.S. Department of Justice comes after Texas undermined ballot secrecy in the name of election transparency.

Registered voters in 96 Texas counties cast ballots at vote centers on election day. Scrapping that option could have costly implications.

The confirmation vote came one month after a staff member sent the mayor a letter saying Paulina Gutiérrez is unfamiliar with the processes needed to run elections smoothly.

The paint just dried on the county’s new elections building. Will new people in a new place pull off a successful election?

Hand-counting ballots

Election officials warn against the inaccurate and costly practice of tallying votes manually instead of using machines.

Defamation suit prompts distributor to disavow film about illegal voting. But its creators haven’t stopped selling the movie, or its false premise.

Some people with a criminal history aren’t clear on whether — and when — they regain their rights.

The plaintiff is requesting a judge to require voters to return a signed copy of their absentee request with their ballot for it to count.

The laws have created a minefield for administrators — and the groups that have traditionally helped them.

‘What we're seeing right now is that conflict between transparency and secrecy.’

The public has wide access to a trove of records that, in some cases, can be used to figure out exactly how someone voted. Election administrators want that fixed.

They say their concerns about the new leader’s capacity to run the 2024 vote haven’t been sufficiently addressed.

The decision is unlikely to affect cases the judge has overseen, but nobody knows for sure.

Forms related to address changes and ID can trip up voters — and workers — at the polling place.

Since the advent of no-excuse mail voting in 2020, thousands of Pennsylvania ballots have been rejected over missing dates, signatures, or other errors.

The 2022 ban has changed the way some voters return mail ballots and how clerks collect them. The Wisconsin Supreme Court is about to consider overturning it.

The Pennsylvania state House advances a pre-canvassing bill this week, but its fate uncertain in the Senate

Right-wing challengers are ‘throwing the kitchen sink’ into their complaints about how elections are conducted.

Snyder County's Devin Rhoads is one of many new election directors who will administer the Presidential Election

From Arizona to Pennsylvania, Votebeat’s coverage has led to reforms that make democracy function better.

An effort to reduce errors — and prevent ballots from being disqualified — backfires as many voters fail to write in the last two digits of the year.

Inquiry into Steven Frid began in the fall after an anonymous complaint and led to his ouster from the Election Assistance Commission.

Trump says Republicans need to pay more attention to the issue. Parties have been saying this throughout American history.