Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

man at a voting booth

Expect abortion to remain a campaign issue, consultants say

BY: - July 1, 2022

Voters in Louisiana are used to the tell-tale signs of a contentious election showing up in their mailbox: a report card deeming candidate A more “pro-life,” a derragtory post card declaring candidate B as bad as a liberal.  For almost 50 years, Republicans have campaigned on anti-abortion messages. The foe of Roe v. Wade, which […]

‘It’s basically a race’: 3 courts consider future of Louisiana’s congressional districts

BY: - June 22, 2022

The legal battle to determine the boundaries of Louisiana’s congressional districts is now taking place simultaneously at all three levels of the federal judiciary, and the parties involved are fighting on multiple fronts. The decision comes down to whether Black voters will hold a majority in one or two of the state’s six U.S. House […]

Rich McCormick celebrates after winning the GOP runoff for Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

Trump loyalty not enough as former president’s grip slips in Georgia elections

BY: - June 22, 2022

ATLANTA – Two Trump-backed congressional candidates came up far short in Tuesday’s runoff election, serving as further evidence of the former president’s waning influence in Georgia.   Former Democratic state Rep. Vernon Jones left the governor’s race to run for Congress in a deep red east Georgia district with former President Donald Trump’s blessing. Jones was […]

prison corridor

The District of Columbia allows incarcerated people to vote, a rarity in the U.S.

BY: - June 20, 2022

This article is published through a collaboration between States Newsroom and Bolts. WASHINGTON — Earlier this month, about 10 men detained in the Young Men Emerging unit in the Washington, D.C., jail sat around a TV to watch the Democratic candidates for mayor debate issues including affordable housing and gun violence.  “It was on a […]

Josh Mandel speaking at High Street Baptist Church.

Dueling endorsements in U.S. Senate primary underscore the fight for Ohio’s conservatives

BY: - May 2, 2022

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Vance bills himself as Pro-Trump, but he has talked a lot less about the former president in his primary campaign since Trump endorsed his competitor.

Donald Trump at a March 2022 Georgia rally

Trump sends cash to anti-Kemp group, marking his first big midterm donation

BY: - April 13, 2022

Former President Donald Trump has opened up his wallet – or at least his political action committee – in the hopes of thwarting Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s bid for a second term.

Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Deadlines

July 20-22

Qualifying Period for Candidates

October 11

Deadline to Register to Vote in person or by mail

October 18

Deadline to Register to Vote via GeauxVote Online Registration

October 25 - November 1

Early Voting

November 4

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot

November 7th

Deadline for Absentee Ballot Recieved

November 8th

Election Day

Voter Guide

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