Republicans proposed an overhaul of the state’s election system on Thursday with stricter voter identification requirements a
Category: Voter ID
The For The People Act would among other things ban voter ID requirements, mandate mail-in voting options and begin registering voters at age 16. It has faced uniform Republican opposition.
In an op-ed published in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Manchin declared the bill as too partisan and divisive.
Democrats and much of the media are pushing to make permanent the extraordinary, pandemic-driven measures to relax voting rules during the 2020 elections – warning anew of racist voter “suppression” otherwise. Yet democracies in Europe and elsewhere tell a different story – of the benefits of stricter voter ID requirements after hard lessons learned.
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita said Friday that if the Senate passes—and President Joe Biden signs into law—the For the People Act of 2021, it will upset the delicate electoral balancing act between security and easy access to polls, and cement opportunities for voter fraud.
The House Democrats previously introduced the “For the People Act of 2021” which will ensure Democrats can count ballots for days and days after an election until they have enough votes to win.
A “temporary error” in a Michigan database may result in registered voters who live abroad or serve in the military receiving a presidential ballot that does not include Vice President Mike Pence’s name.
non-profit group says more than a half-million inaccurate applications for absentee ballots were mistakenly sent across Virginia this week — including to dead voters, errant relatives and even a pet — in an unprecedented mailing flub that has heightened concerns about the integrity of expanding mail-in voting efforts.
Hundreds of Michigan residents have responded to state Sen. Ruth Johnson’s (R-Holly) request for evidence of ballot applications sent to dead, noncitizen, or underage “voters” by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D).
Governor J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday approved a massive expansion in voting by mail, a plan derided by Republicans nationally.
The Democrat said allowing voters to mail in ballots for the November presidential election would limit polling place crowds and COVID-19 transmission.
West Virginia’s secretary of state says they’re investigating an absentee ballot fraud scheme in the state that was connected to the state’s mass effort for absentee voting amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the start of April, West Virginia county clerk’s offices began an effort to mail absentee ballots to every registered voter in the state.