As states hunt for new voters, Massachusetts adds thousands via Medicaid applications
During the 2021-22 election cycle, 166,539 people in Massachusetts applied to be registered to vote through social service agencies.
Federal health insurance website lags in voter registration assistance, Democrats charge
The government has made progress -- but can do more, Democratic senators, led by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. argue
States with low election turnout did little in 2023 to expand voting access
Eight states had turnout rates of below 50% when they were averaged between the last two national elections.
Red-state elections officials balk at voter registration outreach
GOP-led states are leaving an interstate compact aimed at helping states keep clean voter rolls.
GOP state officials at U.S. House hearing push back against federal election oversight
Some states 'are getting elections right and can share some of the policies and practices that have led to their success,' U.S. Rep. Laurel Lee, R-Fla., said.
For local officials, the fight against election lies never ends | Analysis
Election officials are working across state and partisan lines to earn back voters’ trust.
State courts are fielding a sky-high number of lawsuits ahead of the midterms | Analysis
Most of the election-related lawsuits now before state courts focus on fine details of election procedures. This can be a costly, time-consuming process for state courts.
Republicans are targeting innocent Black voters. Here’s how | Michael Coard
There's a new Jim Crow when it comes to voting. Here's how to make your voice heard at the polls.
It’s taking longer to vote in U.S. elections – especially for Black & Hispanic voters | Opinion
Where you are and who you are significantly affect how long it will take you to vote. And long waits drive down turnout.
Steelers star and other veterans highlighting impact of closed primaries on those who served
About half of Pennsylvania’s 800,000 veterans are registered independents and the Keystone State is one of nine that do not allow third-party voters to participate in primary elections, according to Ballot PA, a coalition of civic, community, and business organizations committed to open elections and good government.
State elections officials struggle with paper shortages, harassment, insider threats
Last week's meeting of the National Association of State Elections Directors was held with stringent security precautions.