A new lawsuit alleges Trump’s effort to overturn Michigan’s election results disenfranchises Black voters

A new lawsuit alleges Trump’s effort to overturn Michigan’s election results disenfranchises Black voters

As Michigan’s deadline for certifying election results looms, attempts by President Donald Trump to overturn the result in the state have led to a lawsuit for the right to vote – and could lead to an investigation criminal charges against local officials. A group of Detroit voters on Friday filed a federal lawsuit alleging that … Read more

Alaska voters adopt ranked-choice voting in ballot initiative

Alaska voters adopt ranked-choice voting in ballot initiative

In a close vote that came down to about 4,000 ballots, Alaskans approved a measure to join Maine in the conduct of their election using tiered choice voting by approving the voting initiative Measure 2. Measure 2 makes sweeping changes to the way Alaska administers elections. Instead of two primaries, in which each political party … Read more

Vox poll: 73 percent of Republican voters are questioning Biden’s victory

Vox poll: 73 percent of Republican voters are questioning Biden’s victory

President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud and refusal to concede the election seriously affect how some Republicans interpret the results. According to a new survey from Vox and Data for Progress73% of likely Republican voters say the allegations of voter fraud caused them to question Joe Biden’s victory, a statement 44% of all … Read more

In 2020, both parties won over millions of new voters. Here are some of them.

In 2020, both parties won over millions of new voters. Here are some of them.

It’s estimated that more than 159 million Americans cast their ballots in the 2020 election — a rate not seen in more than a century, and one that provided the surest sign yet that the election was, in fact, a referendum on President Donald Trump’s polarizing first term. Get-out-the-vote campaigns emerged from every point along … Read more

Trump Wasn’t Suggesting Voters ‘Do Anything Unlawful’ In Remarks About Voting Twice, White House Says

Trump Wasn’t Suggesting Voters ‘Do Anything Unlawful’ In Remarks About Voting Twice, White House Says

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds a daily press briefing in Washington, D.C., August 31, 2020. (Leah Millis/Reuters) White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said President Trump was not encouraging anyone to “do anything unlawful” when he suggested on Wednesday that voters should test election security by voting once by mail and again in … Read more

American voters support the post office. Their views on mail-in voting are more complicated.

American voters support the post office. Their views on mail-in voting are more complicated.

The United States Postal Service is the rare federal agency that has historically had strong public support. But its reputation has been tested amid the current crisis at the USPS, which has raised questions about the agency’s ability to handle mail-in voting this Election Day. A new poll from Data for Progress, a progressive think … Read more

Trump’s pitch to evangelical voters, explained in one RNC speech

Trump’s pitch to evangelical voters, explained in one RNC speech

Abby Johnson came to the Republican National Convention with a very simple message: if you oppose abortion, you have to vote for Donald Trump. “He has done more for the unborn than any other president,” the anti-abortion activist said in her speech on Tuesday night, before listing some of Trump’s actions to limit abortion, including … Read more

Kamala Harris Doesn’t Wear Well with Voters

Kamala Harris Doesn’t Wear Well with Voters

Senator Kamala Harris is interviewed after the U.S. Democratic presidential candidates debate at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. November 20, 2019. (Christopher Aluka Berry/Reuters) Kamala Harris is being showered with praise today from the Democratic Party’s media department, otherwise known as the media. I suspect the polling will show that she is … Read more

Passport Data of 1M Russian Blockchchain Voters ‘Available Online’

Passport Data of 1M Russian Blockchchain Voters ‘Available Online’

Source: Adobe/ink drop A Russian media outlet said that data on all 1.14 million Russians who used a blockchain platform to vote in the recent referendum on constitutional reform was made publically available on the internet – directly from a state-run server. Per Meduza, a .zip file containing ID information, passport numbers and other passport … Read more