Latest 2018 United States general election News

Attorneys seek decision for felons before fall elections

Jul. 5, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As a group of felons challenge a new Florida law that requires them to pay all fines and fees before getting their voting rights restored, their attorneys say they need a court decision well before this fall's off-year elections. The attorneys said Friday during a telephone hearing,...

Survey: 2018 turnout high, voters embrace expansive options

Jun. 27, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 120 million Americans cast ballots in the 2018 midterm elections, with turnout surging to that of a typical presidential year in some states and the highest percentages of voters in places that have expanded access to the polls, according to an analysis of data released Thursday by...