Latest Absentee voting News

States considered a variety of voting changes this year

Jun. 1, 2019 10:03 AM EDT

The vast majority of state voting legislation introduced this year was intended to expand voting access rather than impose restrictions. Lawmakers in 45 states have been debating at least 647 bills that would expand voting access, according to the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU's School of Law. That's compared...

Grimes predicts about 12.5% turnout for Kentucky primary

May. 16, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's chief election official is projecting about 12.5% of the state's registered voters will turn out for next week's primary election. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Thursday it appears turnout next Tuesday will be consistent with past primary elections, based...