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North to Alaska: Images of Election 2014 in Native Villages

Stephanie Woodard | Posted 11.28.2014 | Good News
Stephanie Woodard

Voter turnout shot up in Togiak and throughout Native Alaska this year, thanks to the increased availability of early voting, improved language assistance for traditional-language speakers and ballot measures Natives strongly supported.

Samantha Lachman

Believe It Or Not, The Election Had Good News For Voting Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Missouri and Montana delivered victories for voting access Tuesday, even as some voters elsewhere were disenfranchised by rest...

More Than 18 Million Voters Have Voted In The Midterm Elections Already

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Nov. 4 about advance voting in the 2014 midterm elections, The Associated Press reported erroneously that more than 506,00...

Early Voting Pulling Into the Station

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

It's now possible to see how states are faring in their early vote compared to 2010. More than 17 million people have voted in the 2014 election. As the early vote pulls into the station, it is time to interpret the meaning of these numbers.

More People Voting Early In 10 States Than In 2010

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — More people have voted early in at least 10 states than in 2010, and Republicans and Democrats alike say the numbers show they have t...

Voting Rights -- And Voting Wrongs

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

They don't want you voting. So vote!!!

Millions Of Early Votes Already Cast

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states on Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous...

Early Voting Numbers Look Good for Democrats

The New York Times | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

Democratic efforts to turn out the young and nonwhite voters who sat out the 2010 midterm elections appear to be paying off in several Senate battlegr...

The Ballot Box Is the Great Equalizer for Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

American workers are facing significant challenges. Whether it's low pay, a system that favors corporations over citizens, a gender wage gap, the effects of unfair trade or a voting system that hampers the most disadvantaged among us, these problems are real. But will those affected the most bother to do something about it?

Where To Vote For Election Day 2014

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

Election Day 2014 is almost here, and the tool below, created by The Pew Charitable Trusts in partnership with Google, can help you figure out where t...

Early Voting Entering Final Stretch

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

The last week of early voting -- and the last week before the election -- is upon us. As of Sunday, Oct. 26 over 7.6 million people have voted. If past patterns hold true, the number of voters will ramp up at an increasing rate.

Democrats Try To Regain Lost Votes Outside Cities

AP | By BILL BARROW | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she...

Dana Liebelson

North Carolina Fights To Take Voting Site Away From Pesky College Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Early voting starts Thursday in North Carolina, even as the state has pushed to move early voting sites farther away from college campuses. The Rep...

Make Your Election Day Game Plan!

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
Elisabeth MacNamara

These elections are about our jobs, our health, our communities, our security and our future. These elections affect all of us; it is critical to weigh in on that issues that matter most to you!

Georgia Democrats Urge Residents 'To Prevent Another Ferguson' By Voting Early

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

Georgia's Democratic party has a message for voters: Cast your ballot early if you don't want to see a repeat of the fatal shooting of a black, unarme...

Michelle Obama Asks Students To Vote Early

AP | By KYLE POTTER and RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama stumped for Democrats in Iowa and Minnesota Tuesday, calling on the young and minority voters who power...

Obama Casts His Ballot Early In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama voted Monday in the midterm elections, joining hundreds of thousands of Americans who have also taken advantage of early voting...

Early Voting Rounding the Bend

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

With early voting in full swing, more than 1.9 million people have cast a ballot in the 2014 midterm elections. I track early voting statistics here. Predictably, dueling spin about early voting has emerged from the Democratic and Republican camps.

Florida Out With A Bang As Early Voting Begins

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Midterm elections are less than three weeks away, yet more than 904,000 Americans already have cast their ballots, with almost 60 per...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

New Early Voting Restrictions Have Little Support Among Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

Republican-controlled legislatures in several states have sought to restrict early voting this year, but new polling finds little public support for t...

Democrats Cling To Signs Of Hope In Competitive Iowa Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than three weeks until Election Day, Democrats are clinging to last-minute signs of hope in Iowa's competitive Senate race, which i...

Early Voting Picking Up Steam

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Iowa remains ground zero for the fight for the Senate, and for early voting mobilization activities. As of Friday, 119,141 Iowans had voted in the 2014 general election, representing 10.5 percent of the total vote in 2010.

One Strategy That Can Help Get Latinos To Vote

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 10.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Voting groups across the country have tried just about everything to increase Latino voter turnout. Now, a strategy used in Arizona is believed to be ...

Early Voting In This State's Largest City Halted When Ballot Omits 5 Candidates

AP | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Early voting has been suspended in Vermont's largest city after officials learned that five candidates had been left off the ...

Eric Holder Calls Ohio Voting Restrictions A 'Major Step Backward'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder said in a video message Monday that the Ohio law that went into effect late last month regarding early voting in the stat...