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August 4, 2021, 5:17 PM

Wisconsin election officials cancel 205K voter registrations

Wisconsin elections officials have deactivated more than 205,000 voter registrations
August 4, 2021, 5:17 PM
August 4, 2021, 9:57 AM

Republicans face incomplete debate lineup, donor apathy in California recall race

Republicans hoping to replace California Gov. Newsom have attracted relatively few sizable donations, according to data from the Secretary of State reviewed by ABC News.
August 4, 2021, 9:57 AM
Republicans face donor apathy in California recall race
August 4, 2021, 12:51 AM

DOJ officials rejected colleague's request to intervene in Georgia's election certification: Emails

Top DOJ officials rejected a colleague's request last year to urge Georgia officials to possibly overturn President Joe Biden's victory in the state, emails show.
August 4, 2021, 12:51 AM
DOJ officials rejected colleague's request to intervene in Georgia election: Emails
August 3, 2021, 10:22 AM

Democrats face off in heated battle over Ohio’s 11th District primary

A major intraparty battle -- heavy with national implications -- is brewing in Tuesday's Democratic primary special election for Ohio's 11th Congressional District.
August 3, 2021, 10:22 AM
Democrats face off in heated battle over Ohio’s 11th District primary
August 2, 2021, 3:39 PM

What election? California Democrats worry over recall apathy

Newsom should survive the recall election if he can convince Democrats to vote.
August 2, 2021, 3:39 PM
What election? California Democrats worry over recall apathy
August 2, 2021, 3:29 PM

Texas audit proposed by GOP would miss minor but real errors

A group of researchers reports a series of minor errors in Texas' election results across the state
August 2, 2021, 3:29 PM
Texas audit proposed by GOP would miss minor but real errors
August 1, 2021, 12:55 AM

'Vote them out': Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally

Protest marked the end of a four-day march in support of voting rights.
August 1, 2021, 12:55 AM
July 31, 2021, 4:31 PM

Paul campaign: missed campaign filing deadline not uncommon

Paul’s office says it has “always attempted to comply” with finance regulations.
July 31, 2021, 4:31 PM
July 30, 2021, 10:10 PM

Pelosi, Schumer huddle with Biden on voting legislation

Top congressional Democrats huddled with President Joe Biden, looking to salvage their push to enact voting rights legislation
July 30, 2021, 10:10 PM
July 30, 2021, 6:39 PM

Wisconsin Republican expands 2020 election investigation

The highest ranking Republican in the Wisconsin Assembly says he is expanding a probe into the 2020 presidential election, saying it will take more investigators and time than originally planned
July 30, 2021, 6:39 PM
July 30, 2021, 4:03 PM

Experts raise alarms over fundraising for GOP ballot reviews

It has become profitable to lie about the election, top election official says.
July 30, 2021, 4:03 PM
July 30, 2021, 6:52 AM

Trump supporters raise $5.7M for Arizona election audit

Groups connected to prominent supporters of former President Donald Trump’s movement to cast doubt on the 2020 election results have raised $5.7 million for Arizona Republicans’ election audit
July 30, 2021, 6:52 AM
July 29, 2021, 8:00 PM

Texas voting standoff jeopardizes pay for up to 2K workers

Up to 2,000 Texas legislative staffers are caught in the political crossfire in the standoff over voting restrictions
July 29, 2021, 8:00 PM
July 29, 2021, 2:49 PM

Rand Paul's 2016 presidential campaign committee fined $21K

A newspaper is reporting that U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s 2016 presidential campaign committee has been fined $21,000 by the Federal Election Commission for improperly handling contributions
July 29, 2021, 2:49 PM
July 28, 2021, 6:49 PM

DOJ issues guidance cautioning states on so-called election 'audits'

The Justice Department on Wednesday released guidance cautioning states embarking on so-called post-election 'audits' of vote counts for the 2020 presidential election.
July 28, 2021, 6:49 PM
DOJ issues guidance on so-called election 'audits'
July 27, 2021, 9:27 AM

Trump's endorsement looms over Texas special runoff election

The major theme of the Texas' 6th Congressional District runoff: will former President Donald Trump's influence translate into victory on the campaign trail?
July 27, 2021, 9:27 AM
Trump's endorsement looms over Texas special runoff election
July 23, 2021, 3:20 PM

Trump's sway tested in race for open mid-Ohio US House seat

The winners of the primaries will face off on Nov. 2.
July 23, 2021, 3:20 PM
Trump's sway tested in race for open US House seat
July 20, 2021, 10:12 AM

Senate Democrats take voting rights push to Georgia

For the first time in 20 years, the Senate Rules Committee held a field hearing on Monday in Atlanta to discuss voting rights as Democrats push for federal reform.
July 20, 2021, 10:12 AM
Senate Democrats take voting rights push to Georgia
July 19, 2021, 9:34 PM

Senate holds field hearing on Georgia elections law amid voting rights battle

Sen. Mitch McConnell called the hearing a “silly stunt” and a “partisan circus.”
July 19, 2021, 9:34 PM
Senate holds field hearing on Georgia elections law amid voting rights battle
July 19, 2021, 8:51 PM

Senate Democrats take their case for voting bill to Georgia

No Republicans attended the hearing, and they did not provide witnesses.
July 19, 2021, 8:51 PM
July 18, 2021, 3:13 AM

1 year after death of John Lewis, voting rights remain key issue

One year after the death of John Lewis, his dedication to ensuring equal access to the ballot is as relevant as ever.
July 18, 2021, 3:13 AM
1 year after death of John Lewis, voting rights remain key issue
July 17, 2021, 2:26 PM

Congresswoman arrested after voting rights protest in Senate office building

Rep. Joyce Beatty led a rally demanding senators end the filibuster to pass federal voting rights legislation.
July 17, 2021, 2:26 PM
Congresswoman arrested after voting rights protest in Senate office building
July 16, 2021, 9:28 PM

What the latest debate over voting rights means for American democracy

Americans and experts agree that democracy is struggling.
July 16, 2021, 9:28 PM
What the latest debate over voting rights means for American democracy
July 15, 2021, 8:01 PM

Texas Democrats meet with Manchin on voting rights

Texas Democrats met with key Senate Democrat Joe Manchin on Thursday about voting rights but all involved say making an exception to the filibuster rule never came up.
July 15, 2021, 8:01 PM
Texas Democrats meet with Manchin on voting rights
July 15, 2021, 1:44 PM

Gen. Mark Miley recalls election concerns, reference to Hitler in new book

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs in his new book, “I Alone Can Fix It,” was concerned that Donald Trump would try to use military power to remain in office, like Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany.
July 15, 2021, 1:44 PM
Gen. Mark Miley recalls election concerns, reference to Hitler in new book
July 14, 2021, 12:12 PM

President Biden's impassioned speech as voter rights battle continues

President Biden blasted Republicans while in Philadelphia for assaulting “the sacred right to vote” in states across the country.
July 14, 2021, 12:12 PM
President Biden's impassioned speech as voter rights battle continues
July 13, 2021, 10:59 PM

Texas Democrats dig in after exodus; GOP threatens arrest

The bill would outlaw 24-hour polling places and empower partisan poll watchers.
July 13, 2021, 10:59 PM
GOP threatens to arrest Texas Democrats after exodus
July 13, 2021, 10:38 PM

Texas Democrats pressure Congress to block state-GOP voting restrictions

Texas Democrats in Washington Tuesday said they would pressure Congress to block state-GOP voting restrictions and planned to meet with key Senate Democrat Joe Manchin.
July 13, 2021, 10:38 PM
Texas Democrats pressure Congress to block state-GOP voting restrictions
July 13, 2021, 8:45 PM

Texas Democrats leave state to prevent passage of new voting restriction

Texas state Rep. John Bucy explains why driving from Texas to Washington, D.C., was so important to him.
July 13, 2021, 8:45 PM
Texas Democrats leave state to prevent passage of new voting restriction
July 13, 2021, 5:53 PM

Texas lawmakers push for voting rights in DC ahead of Pres. Biden speech

The Democrats are pressuring Congress to act on federal voting rights legislation.
July 13, 2021, 5:53 PM
Texas lawmakers push for voting rights in DC ahead of Pres. Biden speech
July 13, 2021, 5:53 PM

Texas lawmaker speaks out on voting rights battle

Rep. Gina Hinojosa responds to Gov. Greg Abbott’s threat to arrest the Democrats who fled the state.
July 13, 2021, 5:53 PM
Texas lawmaker speaks out on voting rights battle
July 13, 2021, 12:02 PM

Texas lawmakers flee state to block GOP-backed voting law

Dozens of Texas Democrats headed for Washington, D.C. in a last ditch effort to block one of the most restrictive voting bills in the country.
July 13, 2021, 12:02 PM
Texas lawmakers flee state to block GOP-backed voting law
July 13, 2021, 6:35 AM

Blake Masters launches GOP run against Sen. Kelly of Arizona

Blake Masters has formally launched his campaign for the Republican nomination.
July 13, 2021, 6:35 AM
Blake Masters launches GOP run against Sen. Kelly of Arizona
July 13, 2021, 3:39 AM

Texas Democrats leave state to try to stop GOP voting bill

Democrats in the Texas Legislature have bolted for Washington, D
July 13, 2021, 3:39 AM
July 12, 2021, 11:50 PM

Texas voting rights battle heats up as state Democrats head to DC

Democratic Texas lawmakers boarded flights to Washington, D.C, on Monday in an effort to block a Republican bill that restricts voting access.
July 12, 2021, 11:50 PM
Texas voting rights battle heats up as state Democrats head to DC
July 11, 2021, 11:15 PM

Battle over voting rights in Texas

State Republicans are attempting to pass new voting restrictions as Democrats prepare to possibly stage another mass walkout in protest.
July 11, 2021, 11:15 PM
Battle over voting rights in Texas
July 11, 2021, 11:15 PM

3 biggest takeaways from NYC ranked-choice primary election: Nate Silver

538's Nate Silver breaks down how Eric Adams won NYC's first election with ranked-choice.
July 11, 2021, 11:15 PM
3 biggest takeaways from NYC ranked-choice primary election: Nate Silver
July 11, 2021, 9:16 PM

Texas GOP advances voting restrictions as hundreds push back

The state already has some of the nation’s toughest voting restrictions.
July 11, 2021, 9:16 PM
July 10, 2021, 7:58 PM

Some Texas Democrats ready to walk as GOP digs in on voting

They hope to stop one of America’s most restrictive voting measures.
July 10, 2021, 7:58 PM
1 month ago

Texas lawmakers square off over voting rights as legislature convenes special session

Republicans say election integrity laws restore voters’ confidence, but Democrats argue they make voting more difficult.
1 month ago
Texas lawmakers square off over voting rights as legislature convenes special session
1 month ago

Judge won't block parts of Georgia election law for now

A federal judge declined to block some challenged sections of Georgia’s new election law ahead of two runoff elections next week
1 month ago
Judge won't block parts of Georgia election law for now
1 month ago

Georgia, Arizona new battlegrounds over voting rights

Secretaries of state weigh in six months after former President Donald Trump’s false claims fueled an assault on the U.S. Capitol.
1 month ago
Georgia, Arizona new battlegrounds over voting rights
1 month ago

Trump ally in Pennsylvania raises 2020 election audit plan

Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Senate is considering an investigation into how last year’s presidential election was conducted
1 month ago
Trump ally in Pennsylvania raises 2020 election audit plan
1 month ago

Activists keep up push for voting rights legislation

ABC News’ Rachel Scott reports on efforts by activists pushing for national voting rights legislation in the wake of new state restrictions and stalled progress in Congress.
1 month ago
Activists keep up push for voting rights legislation
1 month ago

Supreme Court upholds Arizona restrictions in major voting rights, racial discrimination case

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in a major voting rights out of Arizona involving whether the state's restrictions are racially discriminatory.
1 month ago
Supreme Court upholds Arizona restrictions in major voting rights case
1 month ago

'Hillbilly Elegy' author JD Vance joins US Senate campaign

The venture capitalist and author of “Hillbilly Elegy” has joined the crowded Republican race for the Ohio U.S. Senate seat being left by Rob Portman
1 month ago
'Hillbilly Elegy' author JD Vance signals US Senate campaign
1 month ago

Special election to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom set for Sept. 14

California's lieutenant governor announced Thursday the gubernatorial recall election will take place Sept. 14.
1 month ago
Special election to recall California governor set for Sept. 14
1 month ago

Charles Booker launches another Senate bid in Kentucky

Democrat Charles Booker has launched another campaign for the U.S. Senate from Kentucky
1 month ago
Charles Booker launches another Senate bid in Kentucky
1 month ago

Supreme Court: Arizona restrictions don’t violate Section 2 of Voting Rights Act

The ruling is a victory for Republicans, who have enacted 22 laws restricting voting in 14 states.
1 month ago
Supreme Court: Arizona restrictions don’t violate Section 2 of Voting Rights Act
1 month ago

Supreme Court upholds Arizona voting restrictions

The court determined restrictions were not enacted "with a racially discriminatory purpose."
1 month ago
Supreme Court upholds Arizona voting restrictions