More than 110 million votes were cast in the U.S. midterm elections of November 2022.
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Compared with past midterms, voter turnout among young people jumped in 2022 – but it was still below 30%.
Most voters in the 2020 presidential election didn’t stand in line at their polling place, as these Nevada voters did.
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Nearly two-thirds of all votes cast in the 2020 presidential election were made through early in-person voting or by mail, rather than by people who visited their local polling places on Election Day.
A voter fills out his ballot at an early voting location in Massachusetts.
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The balance of US political power is at stake in the 2022 midterm elections. Voters have several ways to cast their ballots – and the majority of Americans are choosing one of them.
People concerned with voting rights gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
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Voting rights are the subject of intense conflict between Democrats and Republicans. Does the degree of political outrage match the threat to voting rights?
Voting is important. Make sure you know how to do it!
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Double-check that you’re registered, find out where and when you can vote, make a plan and tell your friends. Set a reminder on your calendar, and make sure you actually vote.
Voters in line for Illinois primary election ballots keep their distance on March 17.
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Most states have rules that could preserve the integrity of an election while also allowing social distancing.
Another issue is that pre-polling gives an advantage to the major parties over the smaller ones, due to the latter having fewer resources.
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An analysis of pre-polling figures shows a surge in early voting, particularly in regional areas. But questions remain about how it affects the relationship between voters and parties.
Early voting is convenient for voters, but is three weeks of it too long?
Australians now have effectively 17 election days. This means parties change how they campaign – and many people cast their votes without being fully informed.
How confident should voters be that their ballots will be counted accurately?
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Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn’t very difficult, nor expensive.
All indications are that voting was not subject to a cyberattack.
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Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.
About one in four Australians are skipping the polling day queues and voting early.
More than 280,000 votes were cast online at the NSW election, which has been claimed as a new world record. The state’s early vote also looks set to hit a new high, mirroring a trend across Australia.
If recent trends hold, early voting in Australia is here to stay.
As counting for the Queensland state election continues, the Electoral Commission of Queensland has reported a record number of pre-poll votes. More than 200,000 Queenslanders cast their vote early. This…