United States general election
Michigan Senate GOP probe: No systemic fraud in election
By David Eggert Jun. 23, 2021 01:25 PM EDT
Court restores Tennessee 1st time voter limit on mail voting
By Jonathan Mattise Jun. 22, 2021 05:16 PM EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A panel of federal appellate judges on Tuesday reinstated a Tennessee law requiring first-time voters in the state to appear in person...
Top elections official urges quick action on mail-in voting
By Steve Leblanc Jun. 22, 2021 01:26 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — With current no-excuse mail-in voting laws set to expire at the end of the month, state lawmakers need to hurry up and take action to extend...
Illinois governor signs voter access plan that moves primary
Jun. 20, 2021 03:23 PM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ primary election will be moved from March to June next year under a voter access expansion recently signed into law by Gov. J.B....
NC election bills unlikely to become laws after Senate votes
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 16, 2021 07:56 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans pushed a trio of election measures through their chamber on Wednesday, including one that would prohibit...
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 11, 2021 01:10 PM EDT
Hearst Connecticut Media. June 3, 2021. Editorial: No excuse for legislative lag on marijuana Connecticut has had...
Tennessee judge in mail voting ruling won't seek reelection
By Jonathan Mattise Jun. 10, 2021 04:07 PM EDT
Louisiana session ends in flurry of tax and financial votes
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 10, 2021 09:57 AM EDT
Bill moving up absentee deadline in NC clears Senate panel
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 09, 2021 05:08 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mail-in absentee ballots in North Carolina would have to be received by the day of the election, under a Republican-backed bill that...
Ciattarelli wins GOP nod, setting up contest with Murphy
By Mike Catalini Jun. 08, 2021 07:24 AM EDT
Vermont Republican governor signs bill to make voting easier
By Wilson Ring Jun. 07, 2021 05:11 PM EDT
Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed into law Monday a bill that will make it easier for Vermonters to vote in general elections. The new law...
While states restrict voting, Illinois would expand access
By John O'connor Jun. 06, 2021 09:38 AM EDT
Tennessee sets election to fill seat after lawmaker's death
Jun. 04, 2021 07:16 AM EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials have set a special election to replace an eastern Tennessee state lawmaker who died after a fight with pancreatic cancer. ...
Murphy primary campaign spending dwarfs GOP rivals'
By Mike Catalini Jun. 02, 2021 12:59 PM EDT
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has spent more in the primary than all the GOP potential opponents combined, new figures from state...
Editorial Roundup: Florida
By The Associated Press May. 26, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Sun Sentinel. May 21, 2021. Editorial: Shame on secretive senators for hiding gambling intentions The new gambling...
Lawsuit seeking online votes for disabled is being settled
May. 25, 2021 10:21 AM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A lawsuit that led to a system for Mainers with print disabilities to cast absentee ballots online is being settled in an agreement that...
Iowa lawmakers end session noted for conservative new laws
By David Pitt May. 20, 2021 08:52 AM EDT
Massachusetts lawmakers weigh bills to expand voting access
By Steve Leblanc May. 19, 2021 04:15 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing whether to take some of the voting changes adopted at the height of the pandemic — including the broad use...
Vermont Legislature sends mail-in voting bill to governor
May. 18, 2021 04:32 PM EDT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Legislature has passed a bill that would send general election ballots to all active voters, making permanent a policy used...
Louisiana challenge to 2020 expanded balloting dies in court
By Kevin Mcgill May. 17, 2021 05:01 PM EDT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court Monday declined to review last year’s decision by a federal judge that expanded early voting and mail balloting in...