Legislature fails to override most Sununu vetoes
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu got the last word Wednesday on gun control, voting rights and energy as lawmakers began trying to override his vetoes on more than 50...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli election (all times local):
After an apparent election setback, Israel's prime minister says he will seek the formation of a new...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have defeated two bills that would have impacted voting regulations.
The Casper Star-Tribune reported Monday that state legislators voted against...
ATLANTA (AP) — Two machines used to check voters into their voting location as part of Georgia's election system have been stolen from an Atlanta precinct.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas House will meet next month to consider whether to remove a lawmaker who pleaded no contest to not paying state income taxes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 140 U.S. flags bearing an extra star are flying along Pennsylvania Avenue as Washington, D.C., prepares for its first House hearing on U.S. statehood in a quarter...
Colorado report says naturalization backlog prevents voting
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A report says Colorado has one of the nation's worst backlogs of unprocessed U.S. naturalization applications, which one of the report authors says is blocking voting...
Analysis: New Louisiana election, same old voting machines
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Despite a national uproar over election security, Louisiana voters will be casting their ballots next month in a statewide election on the same type of paperless voting...
Federal judge dismisses voting security lawsuit in Tennessee
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday challenging the security of voting machines in Tennessee's largest county and calling for a switch to a handwritten ballot and a...
Arizona voters who don’t sign some ballots will get 2nd shot
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters who forget to sign the envelope on their early ballots will have a chance after Election Day to fix their mistake.
Judge blocks Tennessee voter signup penalties, citing harm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Tennessee's new restrictions for registering voters from taking effect on Oct. 1, saying Thursday that any benefit of the law won't likely...
The Latest: GOP’s Bishop wins N Carolina special election
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat (all times local):
Conservative Republican Dan Bishop has won a special...
Report: Consolidating elections may not boost voter turnout
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Tennessee grapples with how to improve its consistently dismal voter turnout, a newly released state government report warns that requiring cities to move their local...
Secretary of state reports voter affidavit statistics
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The names of about 200 voters have been referred to the attorney general's office for investigation after they either cast ballots or registered without providing photo...
Louisiana voter registration deadline for fall election near
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Deadlines for Louisiana residents to register to vote for the Oct. 12 statewide election are nearing.
The secretary of state's office says people who want to register...
Israeli PM’s bid to place cameras at polling stations fails
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed on Monday in his eleventh hour bid to legislate that cameras be installed in polling stations to prevent what his supporters claim...
Strong showing for opposition in Moscow city election
MOSCOW (AP) — The party of Russian President Vladimir Putin has suffered big losses in Moscow elections as candidates endorsed by his arch-rival won almost half the seats, authorities said...
- WRAL-TVNew legislative voting maps go to court next weekSeptember 13, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewSpin Control: Light voting precincts a problem for FaganAugust 11, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewNew statewide same-day registration and voting system provides relief for address-changers and procrastinatorsAugust 7, 2019
- The Times-TribuneRight Call On Election SafetyJuly 11, 2019
Echoing Trump, Israeli leader pushes for election cameras
JERUSALEM (AP) — In a strategy reminiscent of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, Israel's prime minister is preemptively claiming to be a victim of electoral fraud as the country prepares to...
NC Congress vacancies soon filled with special elections
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Vacancies in two of North Carolina 13 congressional seats — one caused by a congressman's death and the other by a ballot fraud probe — should be finally filled after results...
Early voting hours added in some counties affected by Dorian
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Early in-person voting for a North Carolina special congressional election next week has been extended for residents of six counties impacted by Hurricane Dorian.
Cobb County to trial hand-marked paper ballot backup system
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Many Cobb County voters will cast hand-marked paper ballots in Nov. 5 municipal elections as part of a backup plan for Georgia's election equipment ordered by a federal...
After NC ballot fraud, voters concerned about fair elections
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (AP) — In the North Carolina county where a congressional election was scrapped last year after suspected ballot tampering, voters say the county's history of underhanded...
Maine to allow ranked votes in general presidential election
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine moved ahead Friday with plans to become the first state to allow voters to rank candidates in a general presidential election.
Early voting extended in NC Congress races after Dorian
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Early in-person voting for two North Carolina congressional elections next week has been extended in counties that shuttered voting sites this week as Hurricane Dorian brought...
Sununu vetoes bill on absentee voting requirements
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has vetoed a bill on absentee voting.
Sununu on Friday vetoed a bill that would have allowed voters to vote by absentee ballot at a state...
Colorado clerk renounces party affiliation for 2020 election
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado county clerk has withdrawn from the Democratic Party ahead of the 2020 election.
The Steamboat Pilot & Today reported Wednesday that Routt County...
- Business Wire3 More Counties Switch to Hart InterCivic Voting SystemSeptember 16, 2019
- ACCESSWIREJPJ Group PLC Announces Total Voting RightsSeptember 2, 2019
- ACCESSWIREJPJ Group PLC Announces Total Voting RightsSeptember 2, 2019
- Business WireTarrant, Hays Counties Choose Hart InterCivic’s Hybrid VotingAugust 21, 2019
- Globe NewswireMonthly information regarding the total number of voting rights and total number of shares of the CompanyJuly 12, 2019
Dorian further dampens enthusiasm for NC congressional race
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian has created new challenges in the final days of campaigning for a North Carolina congressional seat that was already getting scant attention.
Assembly approves sending parolee voting measure to ballot
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly on Thursday narrowly approved putting a measure on the ballot next year that would let tens of thousands of parolees vote in future...
State monitors in Alabama to observe runoff in Montgomery
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Twelve complaints regarding a recent election in Alabama have prompted state officials to provide monitors for the next vote.
US House Democrats in Tennessee to hear about voting rights
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Democrats from the U.S. House Judiciary Committee are hearing from experts about barriers to voting caused by alleged racial discrimination.
Judge allows purge of voters from Ohio rolls to begin
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge says there should be no delay in purging 235,000 people from Ohio's voter registration rolls.
The Columbus Dispatch reports U.S. District Judge James...
Montana to distribute money to upgrade voting equipment
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Secretary of State's Office has decided how to distribute $750,000 in federal grant money to upgrade voting equipment across the state's 56 counties.
Report examines ways to adopt audit system in Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new report recommends how to adopt a system for auditing election results required in Rhode Island.
Common Cause, Verified Voting and The Brennan Center for Justice...
Elections board to vote on new headquarters despite lawsuit
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Board of Elections is voting on a plan to move its headquarters from Providence to Cranston, despite a lawsuit over it.
NC voters encouraged to cast early ballots as Dorian looms
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina election officials are encouraging voters to cast ballots during an early-voting period to avoid possible disruptions from Hurricane Dorian.
Louisiana voting rights change not causing surge in signups
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana law change earlier this year restored voting rights to thousands of convicted felons, but at most, only a few hundred have registered to vote so far.
Democrats sue to stop removal of names from Ohio voter rolls
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Democratic Party has sued to stop the state's Republican elections chief from removing thousands of names from state voting rolls for inactivity.
Jailed tycoon among Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A jailed media magnate is among the 26 candidates authorized Saturday to run in Tunisia's presidential election next month, a crucial test for the North African country's...
DNC chairman effectively kills plans for virtual caucuses
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats' plans for virtual presidential caucuses in Iowa and Nevada are effectively dead as the national party chairman said Friday the results would be vulnerable to...
Correction: Felons Voting-Florida Supreme Court story
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 29 about felony voting, The Associated Press misspelled the name of Sean Morales-Doyle, a senior counsel at the Brennan Center.
New election equipment rolling out to counties
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — New election equipment to replace aging voting machines is being rolled out in North Dakota.
The Legislature budgeted about $8 million this year along with $3 million...
‘I Voted’ stickers returning for Louisiana fall elections
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — "I Voted" stickers are returning to every Louisiana polling place for the fall elections, created by a local Cajun artist and featuring a pelican wearing a crown centered in...
Bill addressing ballot ‘harvesting’ gets initial NC House OK
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Stricter rules for requesting mail-in absentee ballots in North Carolina and more severe crimes for people who collect them have received tentative approval in the state...
Appellate court rules for Florida elections supervisor
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with a former elections supervisor in South Florida, ruling she followed the law by removing people who had died or moved away from the...
Editorials from around Ohio
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
Voting bill makes registration easier and clears out deadwood
Mohegan Tribe holding governing council elections
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Secret-ballot voting for the Mohegan Tribe's governing council is set to end this weekend.
The Day newspaper reports four of the Mohegan Tribal Council's nine seats...