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Some Voters Don't Even Have A Full Workday To Cast Their Ballots

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

Some Americans in North Dakota have a window of only seven hours to vote on Election Day, according to a report from Smart Politics, a nonpartisan pol...

Actors to Farmers, and Everyone in Between: Pass Fair Elections in New York

Adam Smith | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Adam Smith

Last week, actor Liev Schreiber sat at a desk in his home in front of his computer and recorded a 20 second video after being asked by another well-kn...

NY Election Reform: America Is Watching

Michael Brune | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
Michael Brune

Time and again, during the Sierra Club's fights for clean energy and climate action, we've seen politicians side with the fossil fuel companies that stuff their campaign coffers instead of with the people that they are supposed to represent.

A Call for Election Reform, Beginning with New York

Nick Nyhart | Posted 08.15.2013 | Impact
Nick Nyhart

In a 2011 speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, civil rights hero and Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.) eloquently described attacks ...

Dems Pushing For Early Voting In New York

Newsday | Joan Gralla | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- New York's consistently low voter turnout and the Election Day problems superstorm Sandy caused have sparked a drive by Democrats to make Ne...

Jaweed Kaleem

Hurricane Sandy Snarls Voters In New York And New Jersey | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Making their way to makeshift voting tents heated by generators or scrambling to find suddenly relocated polling sites from their powerles...

Whatever It Takes -- If You Can, Vote!

Michael Winship | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

The illustrated cover of this week's issue of The New Yorker magazine says it all. Titled "Undeterred," it shows a determined flood survivor in water up to his backpack, shining his flashlight through the darkness onto a sign: "Vote Here Vote Aqui."

New York Governor To Allow Voting In Any Polling Place

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

Nov 5 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday New Yorkers affected by superstorm Sandy will be allowed to vote in Tuesday's U.S. ele...

A Superstorm at the Ballot Box

Scott Stringer | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Scott Stringer

As we head into Election Day, Hurricane Sandy underscores how decades of poor policy decisions regarding voter registration and access to the ballot have created significant barriers to political participation across the Empire State.

Board of Elections Finds 200,000 Votes a Month After Election | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The city's Board of Elections routinely reminds New Yorkers that the election night vote count is unofficial and preliminary. Still, the difference i...