Controversial new rules are due to affect local elections in May 2023 despite warnings from officials that there isn’t enough time.
What’s it like for an election law scholar to work at a polling place on Election Day? A law school professor sees how election laws work – or keep election workers guessing – at the ground level.
It’s Election Day, you go to vote – and you’re told you’re not registered or you’re not eligible to vote. A civil rights lawyer provides a guide so voters can know their rights to cast a ballot.
Every citizen has the right to vote. But various characteristics and legal requirements affect how likely any one person is to actually cast a ballot.
The new Elections Act and weakens the UK’s claim to be a beacon of democracy – vitally important in the new cold-war international order.
Thirty-six states have adopted new voting laws since the 2020 election. But it’s not yet clear if these laws will actually affect voter turnout in the 2022 midterms.
Whether it’s been the vaccine rollout, a federal ICAC, political scandals or the treatment of women, the Morrison government has had a shocking year. But will it pay for it in 2022?
Australia’s compulsory voting laws undermine the arguments for requiring voters to produce identification.
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Liberal backbencher Dave Sharma, a former diplomat, discusses climate policy, the religious discrimination legislation, a national integrity commission, voter ID, China, and the Liberal party.
Voter ID is costly, unnecessary. and cuts across the compulsory voting that has long been the law in Australia.
Not all new laws labeled “voter suppression laws” are, in fact, voter suppression laws. An election law expert takes a closer look.
An army of volunteers is working at the polls and behind the scenes to ensure election 2020 runs smoothly and safely. Here’s whom to turn to if things go wrong.
Debt-free property ownership is no longer a requirement for voting rights, but the idea remains that a person must have a residence in a particular community to be allowed to vote.
Republicans are free again to recruit poll watchers – four decades after ‘ballot security’ operations helped steer New Jersey’s 1981 gubernatorial race toward their candidate.
In the 2016 election, more than a third of Americans didn’t vote. What might be keeping them from going to the polls?
To justify a push towards requiring ID to vote, some paint a picture of chaos and deception that is very far from reality.
States may have passed these laws with the aim of reducing turnout. But new evidence suggests that they have a minimal or nonexistent effect.
Georgia’s secretary of state has stalled voter registrations and accused Democrats of hacking. His tactics recall past efforts in the South to suppress black votes, from poll taxes to literacy tests
Access to the ballot has been increased and diminished according to whoever manages to win power to write the rules. Just look at North Dakota.