Georgia may add police at polling places ahead of midterm elections

Georgia may add police at polling places ahead of midterm elections

This post was originally published on this siteGeorgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is calling for assigning state troopers to polling places to increase security, and one Atlanta neighborhood could secede from the city. Greg Bluestein, political reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, joins Joshua Johnson for a closer look...

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Faulty ballots and frustration: Texans confront ‘nightmare’ effects of new election law as early voting kicks off

Faulty ballots and frustration: Texans confront ‘nightmare’ effects of new election law as early voting kicks off

This post was originally published on this siteProblems multiply in a state that hosts the first primary of the midterm elections on March 1. Voting rights activists worry it’s a sign of trouble to come as other states implement new election restrictions this year.

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Support grows to overhaul presidential vote count process

Support grows to overhaul presidential vote count process

This post was originally published on this siteProposals to change federal laws that govern how to compile and count the official votes for president, cast by the electoral college are gaining steam.

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There are election reforms that both Democrats and Republicans seem to like

There are election reforms that both Democrats and Republicans seem to like

This post was originally published on this site After failing to pass a voting rights bill, Democrats in Congress haven’t made their next move clear. Bipartisan talks have begun over smaller measures that election experts still see as necessary. (Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Bipartisan Senate group hits the gas on modest election overhaul bill

Bipartisan Senate group hits the gas on modest election overhaul bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe lawmakers, who plan to meet by Zoom next week, are discussing changes to the Electoral Count Act and ways to protect election officials from threats.

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Election overhaul push gains steam in Congress as Biden prepares Ga. speech

Election overhaul push gains steam in Congress as Biden prepares Ga. speech

This post was originally published on this siteCongress returns to full swing this week with aspirations to pass voting legislation and renewed efforts to find bipartisan cooperation.

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