Stories tagged: "absentee voting"


Stephanie Birmingham, a Sturgeon Bay resident who uses a wheelchair, is concerned current Republican-authored proposals would make it harder for her and other people with disabilities to cast ballots. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Birmingham)
‘They’re More Than Willing To Suppress My Vote’: Voters With Disabilities Sound off on GOP Voting Bills

Republican lawmakers are trying to make absentee voting more difficult, a method voters with disabilities rely on for safety and convenience.

Poll worker Rebecca Brandt, center, feeds a voting tabulation machine with absentee ballots in the gym at Sun Prairie High School on Nov. 3 in Sun Prairie. The entire gym was dedicated to counting the absentee ballots. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
More Scrutiny, More Security—Head of WI Elections Addresses Unfounded Fraud Claims

Meagan Wolfe tells legislative Republicans the absentee balloting they now dislike is becoming more secure than in-person voting.

Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images. Graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd for COURIER.
Changed Your Mind? You Can Still Vote in Person Even if You Requested a Mail Ballot.

It's no longer safe to assume your ballot will arrive on time if you send it by mail. You can, however, vote in person, but keep in mind there are some things to be aware of.

Milwaukee's Charles Allis Art Museum served as a polling station on Aug. 11. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Early In-Person Voting Starts Tuesday. Here’s How It’s Done.

Filling out an absentee ballot at your local clerk's office saves several steps.

Minnesota absentee ballot extension
Minnesota Voters: Your Ballot Will Count as Long as It’s Postmarked by Nov. 3 and Received by Nov. 10

“The rights of voters to cast their ballots in the least burdensome manner is paramount. This decision furthers that ability.”

Voting rights advocates say thousands of ballots are in limbo as a federal judge weighs NC's absentee ballot procedures.
With Thousands of Ballots in Limbo, Federal Judge Delays Ruling on NC Absentee Ballots

Voting rights advocates say that NC is running out of time before Election Day to decide what to do with thousands of absentee ballots.

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, stacks of ballot envelopes waiting to be mailed are seen at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C. A federal judge has blocked updated North Carolina absentee voting rules that gave voters more leeway to fix witness problems and extended the period when elections boards could accept mailed-in ballots. U.S. District Judge James Dever issued a temporary retraining order on Saturday, Oct. 3 that blocked the updated rules that resulted from a legal settlement with voting rights advocates. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
With Election 27 Days Away, Federal Judge Weighs NC Absentee Ballot Rules

NC and Republican party officials battle over changes to witness requirement for absentee ballots, a key consideration in a pandemic election.