Stories tagged: "protect the vote 2020"


Two Latino Reps. Call on FBI to Investigate Disinformation Aimed at Florida Latino Voters

The politically-charged messages often contain far-right conspiracy theories relating to “QAnon” or similar fringe groups, the lawmakers say.

Local and state officials said Tuesday that any attempts at voter intimidation in Virginia would be punished.
Virginians Vote Without Fear: Officials Say Intimidation Will Be Punished

FAIRFAX-No one should be afraid to cast a ballot. Multiple officials echoed those words this week.

(Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; (Photo/Pat A. Robinson)
Wisconsin Law Prevents 50,000 Citizens From Voting

Wisconsin is one of 30 states that disenfranchises people convicted of felonies who are out of prison but still on supervision.

FILE - In this June 9, 2020, file photo, election workers process mail-in ballots during a nearly all-mail primary election  (Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Michigan Senate Approves Early Processing of Ballots—Here’s What That Means for You

Local and county clerks are cheering on the ballots processing decision, saying it's "desperately needed" for November.

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo, vote-by-mail ballots are shown in sorting trays at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton, Wash., south of Seattle.  In every U.S. presidential election, thousands of ballots are rejected and never counted. They may have arrived after Election Day or were missing a voter's signature. That number will be far higher this year as the coronavirus pandemic forces tens of millions of Americans to vote by mail for the first time.  (Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Michigan Ballots Will Be Counted for Two Weeks After the Election

Considering postal delays and the pandemic, Michigan will count ballots for two weeks after Election Day.

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What to Know About Those Voter Robocalls You’ve Been Getting in PA

Pennsylvania law enforcement officials are investigating the calls, which provide false information about voting.

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PA Mailed Ballots Can’t Be Discarded Over Signature, State Says

The Pennsylvania Dept. of State issued the new guidance in response to a lawsuit that said more than 26,000 mail-in ballots were not counted in the primary because of signatures.