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Early Vote: Election Eve Predictions

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

The map I've outlined is not favorable to Trump. If Clinton wins Colorado and Nevada, Trump must win every battleground state and pick up a blue state. That's a tall order.

Illinois Early Voting Sees Record Number of Ballots Cast

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.07.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

By Kevin Hoffman The number of Illinoisans who voted early, before Election Day, has reached record levels. As of Monday morning -- the last day of...

It's Not Your Imagination: Early Voting Took A Really Long Time In Some Places

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics

Voters and election officials across the country reported long wait times for early voting in the lead-up to Tuesday’s election. From Boston to Los ...

Woman In Labor Stops By Polling Place To Vote En Route To Hospital

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.08.2016 | Parents

Colorado resident Soshy Adelstein won’t let anything stop her from voting ― not even childbirth. After going into labor on Nov. 4, Adelstein stopp...

The North Carolina GOP Is Pretty Happy About The State’s Lower Black Voter Turnout

The Huffington Post | Emily Tate | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics

North Carolina’s Republican Party boasted about the state’s early voting statistics in a press release on Monday, highlighting the decrease in Afr...

Where Do I Vote? A Guide To Casting Your Ballot In 2016

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics

It’s Election Day, and citizens across the United States are casting their ballots. If you’ve got questions about voting hours, polling locations ...

Black Voters Can Still Make A Difference In 2016

C. Virginia Fields | Posted 11.03.2016 | Black Voices
C. Virginia Fields

Much has been made of early voting data showing soft African American turnout compared with 2012 in important battleground states such as North Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Ohio. This is outrageous, and must turn around quickly!

Your Vote May Be Worth Millions!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

Is it worth your time to vote?

American Hustle: The Donald Trump Story

Frank Bua | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Frank Bua

I've been a history teacher for twenty years, and for twenty years I have taught the dangers of what can happen when authoritarianism is sold to an angry public under the guise of populism. Cast your ballot wisely.

Emails Show How Republicans Lobbied To Limit Voting Hours In North Carolina

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.05.2016 | Politics

ASHEBORO, N.C., Nov 3 (Reuters) - When Bill McAnulty, an elections board chairman in a mostly white North Carolina county, agreed in July to open a Su...

Early Voting Turnout Suggests Little Or No Effect From Comey Letter

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

As of the Sunday before the final week before the November 8 election, more than 21 million people have voted in the 2016 election.

Nevada's Early Vote Numbers Have Clinton Supporters Thrilled

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics

Democrats are turning out in large numbers in the battleground state of Nevada, building what may become a vital electoral firewall for the party’s ...

4 Helpful Things Every Voter Over 50 Should Know

Anthony Cirillo | Posted 10.29.2016 | Fifty
Anthony Cirillo

Traditionally older Americans vote in larger percentages than the rest of the population. In fact, in the last 38 years, the 65-plus demographic averages a voting percentage of nearly 60 percent. In between the jabs and juvenile antics of the debates, we have not heard much about issues that impact seniors.

Celebrating Democracy And Civility In North Carolina

Karen Frankola | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
Karen Frankola

If Clinton wins the presidency, it's not because this election is rigged -- it's because after a long, brutal campaign season, we're more than ready to finally have our say.

Early Voting Numbers Are Starting To Confirm What The Polls Have Suggested

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Another week of early voting has passed and at least 1.4 million people have cast their ballots. More states are coming online, and patterns are beginning to emerge across the country that generally confirm the polling and campaign activities.

Early Voting: A Month To Go

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.10.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

I continue to focus on only three states where there are good comparisons to be made to 2012: Iowa, Maine, and North Carolina.

Early Voting Numbers Give Mixed Signals In Battleground States

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.03.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

The signals from these numbers are noisy, but will become clearer as Election Day approaches and the volume of early voting picks up.

A Brief History Of Early Voting

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

In recent years American voters are rediscovering a way of voting used during the country's first half-century of existence. I'm talking about early voting.

Beyond polls and pundits, how to measure who won the debate

Dave R. Jacobson | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Dave R. Jacobson

Co-Authored by Maclen Zilber, Democratic Strategist and Campaign Consultant based in Hollywood, CA Thank you to the political intelligentsia, the pun...

Early Voting Has Begun! Here's What We Know So Far

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Early voting has started in a number of states and we're getting the first hard data on actual voters. So, it is time to start digging into the data to get a sense of where the 2016 presidential election stands.

Supreme Court Won't Rescue 'Golden Week' Of Early Voting In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 09.13.2016 | Politics

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away an effort by Ohio Democratic groups that sought to restore a special week that allowed voters to register and...

Democrats Turn To Supreme Court To Save 'Golden Week' Of Early Voting

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics

A coalition of Ohio Democratic groups asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to put the brakes on an appeals court ruling last week that could make it ha...

How Can Trump Accuse Democrats Of Stealing The Election? He'd Do It Himself.

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.29.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

There was absolutely no in-person voter fraud in the state. None. But that doesn't matter because when Republicans like Trump cheat, they think everyone else cheats too.

Fourth Circuit Strikes Down Discriminatory Provisions of Gov. Pat McCrory's North Carolina "Omnibus" Election Law

Harold Lloyd | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down provisions of Gov. Pat McCrory's "omnibus" election law requiring photo identification in form bla...

Congress: Protect Every American's Right To Vote This November

Dale Ho | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Dale Ho

This year, we will hold the first presidential election in 50 years without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act. Not coincidentally, 17 states will have new restrictions on voting in effect that were not in place during the last presidential election.