Voting Access

Bill is overhauled to streamline emergency election plans and expand early...

A bill that initially would have removed the governor’s power to veto emergency election plans underwent wholesale changes Tuesday with an amendment that would...

Early voting begins in Louisiana

The early voting period for the November election began at 8 a.m. Friday morning, and reports of long lines and people waiting several hours...

Republican ‘hyper partisan’ attempt to curtail governor’s power could decrease access...

When state Sen. Sharon Hewitt was taking questions from her Senate colleagues Oct. 1 about a bill she’d drafted to weaken the governor’s role...

Louisiana attorney general blocked millions in grant money awarded to parish...

Correction: A previous version of this story quoted Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Central, but Rep. Ivey was not at Wednesday's House and Governmental Affairs Committee....

Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act opened floodgates for new...

It hadn’t even been a day since the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled one of the pillars of voting rights in America, and North Carolina...

Voter fraud myth persists despite constant failure to prove claims

TOPEKA, Kansas — Scott Moore had never heard of the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck program before election officials in Kansas and Florida exposed his...

Bill reducing governor’s say on emergency election plans passes Louisiana Senate

The Louisiana Senate passed a bill Thursday that greatly reduces the say the governor has in approving an emergency election plan. The legislation passed...

Bill that would block governor’s ability to veto emergency election plan...

A state senate committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would eliminate the governor’s veto power on proposed emergency election plans. Senate Bill 20, introduced...

By ordering a pandemic emergency election plan, federal judge does...

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin should have fought for Louisiana voters who demanded a way to cast their ballots in November and December...

Federal judge: Ongoing pandemic means Louisiana must use emergency election plan...

Voters who expressed concern that voting in person would put them or their loved ones at risk of getting sick with COVID-19 won a...

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