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Appeals court reverses Wisconsin voting restrictions rulings

“The ruling puts municipalities in every corner of Wisconsin closer to equal footing when it comes to early in-person voting,” Fitzgerald said. “I applaud the 7th Circuit on its decision and look forward to moving on with this Fall’s elections.” Democrats railed against the decision, calling it an “assault on our democracy.” “As (President Donald) […]Read More

Legislature considers streamlined absentee voting procedures

Election officials currently distribute absentee ballots only by request. Advocates for voting rights say that restriction leads to a time-consuming exchange by mail of ballot application forms before ballots are distributed. The bill also would ensure that polling places in Native American communities are not closed or consolidated without the permission of local tribal authorities. […]Read More

Biden calls on Facebook to rein in misinformation and voting

Former Vice President Joe Biden issued an open letter to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday, calling for the social media giant to stamp out misinformation, including proposing a two-week pre-election period where all political ads are fact-checked. Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, also called for “clear rules — applied to everyone, including Donald Trump […]Read More

The Latest: Georgia speaker wants House voting investigation

“This election has been a catastrophe,” said Kristen Clarke, president of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. “If we view the primary election as a dry run for November, Georgia gets an F.” Clarke said her group has filed notices with Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties asking them to extend voting hours […]Read More

Georgia primary: Will protest energy shift to voting booth?

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, won’t face each other directly in Tuesday’s presidential primaries, but voting in Georgia and West Virginia gives both campaigns an opportunity to prove they can assemble coalitions strong enough to win in November. The primary contests follow a week of massive protests against […]Read More

Colin Powell says he’ll be voting for Biden

“Well, I haven’t been asked [to campaign for Biden] and I don’t think I will be,” he added. “Campaigning is not my strong suit. I’ll be speaking for him, but I don’t plan to make campaign trips. Powell spent much of the interview ripping President Donald Trump for his actions and for his character, saying […]Read More