Voting Access

Voting machine bill advances after residents pushing conspiracies descend on Senate...

A bill that proposes a new method of procuring Louisiana’s voting machine systems and strips the Louisiana Secretary of State of some autonomy cleared...

Georgia voting law pummeled at U.S. Senate hearing on ‘Jim Crow...

WASHINGTON—Georgia’s new voting law was at the center of Tuesday's U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where senators discussed restoration of a key section in...

Voting rights advocates air worries about onslaught of new state election...

WASHINGTON—A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states or jurisdictions...

Biden slams ‘un-American’ GOP drive to curb voting rights in the...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday in his first formal news conference since taking office blasted Republican-controlled state legislatures that are seeking to...

Sweeping voting rights package passes U.S. House

The House passed sweeping voting rights, redistricting, campaign finance and ethics reform, late Wednesday night along party lines in a 220 to 210 vote,...

Sec. of State cancels bidding for new voting machines, says fellow...

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin canceled open bidding for new voting machines for the state after interested suppliers and some of his fellow...

Election reform to return as a priority for Dems in Congress

WASHINGTON—Democrats who control Congress by narrow margins and the White House are making a fresh attempt to move forward a massive package that tackles...

Louisiana’s GOP lawmakers now support COVID-19 accommodations for upcoming elections

Two state legislative committees on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed emergency election plan that would offer mail-in ballots and other coronavirus-related accommodations for voters...

Louisiana governor vetoes changes to the emergency election plan process

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed Wednesday legislation that would have changed the process for implementing an emergency election plan like the one used over...

Voter who sued Louisiana for ballot access says voting should always...

When Jennifer Harding started caretaking for her mother, father and grandmother in March, she and her family started isolating from the rest of the...

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