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Massachusetts' Top Court Upholds 20-Day Voter Registration Cut-Off
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The ACLU contended the 20-day restriction disenfranchises thousands of otherwise qualified voters.
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Regions With Highest Opioid Use Strongly Backed Trump In 2016, Study Finds
Trump won about 60 percent of the vote in these areas, far exceeding his overall count.
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Judge Won't Give Texas Woman Sentenced To 5 Years For Illegal Voting A New Trial
She was sentenced to half a decade in prison even though she said she was unaware she couldn't vote.
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage 'Probably' Won't Certify Primary Election Results
The state's top election official says the governor doesn't need to certify election results anyway.
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Maine Is About To Try Out A New Way Of Electing Politicians
For the first time, people across the state can rank the candidates they want to represent them in the general election.
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California's 'Top-Two' Primary Debacle
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Democrats are facing a nightmare scenario. But there's an obvious fix.
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Washington Officials Say State Will Cover Postage For Mail-In Ballots This Year
“More voter participation makes for a stronger democracy," Gov. Jay Inslee said.
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If Politicians Want The Latino Vote, They'll Have To Work For It
A new study on Spanish-language ads shows that Latino voters need more than sound bites and one-liners to get mobilized.
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Far-Right Leader Viktor Orban Wins Hungary’s Election, Early Results Show
The vote also has huge implications beyond Hungary's borders.
Guy In Bear Costume Has No Problem Voting In Russian Election
Even though he could barely fit into the voting booth.
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Trump Offers Solution To Election Meddling
At a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, President Donald Trump again downplayed Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election, and suggested paper ballots as a defense against future meddling.
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2020 Census Will Continue To Count Prisoners Where They Are Incarcerated
The decision could affect how future legislative districts are drawn.
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What David Brooks Doesn’t Understand About Abortions After The Second Trimester
He's willing to endanger women's lives for the approval of people who have a medically inaccurate fantasy about why these abortions occur.
Trump Scraps Fraud Probe
Donald Trump has ended the commission he hoped would find evidence of a rigged election.
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More Elections Than You'd Think Are Decided By A Coin Toss
To break ties, most states draw straws, pick names from a hat or resort to other games of chance.
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5 Key Takeaways From Election Night
The "blue wave" swept the nation on election night, but what does that mean for the Democratic party come 2018?
Former Felons Vote In Virginia
They were convicted and disenfranchised. But, on Tuesday in Virginia, thousands exercised their right to vote.
Democrat Victory In Virginia
It was a closely-fought campaign that got dirty, but Virginia elected Democrat Ralph Northam to be its next Governor. As Democrats celebrate state and local victories across the country, Republicans have to figure out how Trump factors into their chances at the polls.
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GOP Illinois Governor Signs Major Voting Reform Into Law
His signature marks a major victory for voting rights advocates and for efforts to increase voter registration.
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Texas May Make It Illegal To Talk Politics At Home If You Get A Mail-In Ballot
The Texas Senate passed a measure making it a crime to try and influence a vote "in the presence of the ballot."
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Trump Commission Demanding Voter Data Via Unsecured Email
Names, addresses and partial Social Security numbers are to be sent through a system lacking basic encryption protections, says Gizmodo.
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Civil Rights Groups Sue To Block Missouri Voter ID Law
"It is beyond unacceptable that the state of Missouri has launched a photo ID requirement while not sufficiently preparing, educating voters, or funding it."
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