Latest Voter registration News

Nonprofits strain to support voters in Georgia Senate race

Dec. 02, 2022 14:30 PM EST

When the closely watched Georgia Senate race went to a runoff, nonprofit organizations that educate voters strained to ramp up operations again after Election Day. “It’s not just, ‘Find new canvassers and recruit new volunteers.’ It’s also, ‘Find new money,’” said...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Nov. 30, 2022 17:06 PM EST

Yankton Press & Dakotan. November 28, 2022. Editorial: Questionable Changes In SD Vote Counting To the best of our knowledge, there have never been any serious questions raised about the South Dakota election process in general. And yet, Secretary...

Pennsylvania county deadlocks on certifying election results

Nov. 28, 2022 17:03 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Officials in a northeastern Pennsylvania county where paper shortages caused Election Day ballot problems deadlocked Monday on whether to report official vote tallies to the state, effectively preventing their certification of the results. Two Democratic...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 22, 2022 07:18 AM EST

Indianapolis Business Journal. November 18, 2022. Editorial: Actionable workforce proposals are step to a better Indiana Call us jaded. We’ve seen dozens of recommendations over the years for boosting the state’s workforce readiness and preparing Indiana for the...

Republican Rep. Valadao wins California Central Valley vote

Nov. 21, 2022 23:54 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao has defeated Democrat Rudy Salas in a Central Valley district, overcoming a strong Democratic registration advantage and fallout from his vote to impeach then-President Donald Trump. With 98% of the ballots counted Monday...

California Republican Valadao wins U.S. House seat

Nov. 21, 2022 22:45 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao has defeated Democrat Rudy Salas in a Central Valley district, overcoming a strong Democratic registration advantage and fallout from his vote to impeach then-President Donald Trump. With 98% of the ballots counted Monday...

Ohio GOP aims to change voting laws during lameduck session

Nov. 17, 2022 16:20 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief on Thursday championed a lameduck push to require a supermajority of voters in order to pass certain constitutional amendments, a move that came the same day further voter restrictions were added to a significant rewrite of Ohio's election laws. ...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Nov. 17, 2022 15:28 PM EST

The Post and Courier. November 14, 2022. Editorial: From the SC coast to the mountains, welcome progress on new trails Across South Carolina, from the coast to our mountainous state line, new and expanded trails have certainly made a lot of headlines in recent months....

Allen: Alabama to leave voter registration partnership

Nov. 16, 2022 21:24 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will withdraw from a 32-state voter registration partnership, the incoming secretary of state announced on Wednesday, a decision that drew sharp criticism from his outgoing counterpart. Republican Wes Allen, who will be sworn in as secretary of state...

Behind the scenes, election staffers carefully count votes

Nov. 13, 2022 01:02 AM EST

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Before the flurry of action, there was quiet anticipation. Greenwood County’s Voter Registration and Election staff, board members and volunteers stood at the ready Tuesday night. As the clock struck 7 p.m., they waited in the Park Plaza parking lot with...