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Maryland Republicans Take Electoral Map Fight to U.S. Supreme Court

Maryland Republicans Take Electoral Map Fight to U.S. Supreme Court

Nine Republican voters have pursued a legal challenge against a portion of Maryland's electoral map, and the nation's high court has agreed to hear the case.

Republican party dying due to lack of diversity: Pew Report

Republican Party Dying Due to Lack of Diversity: Pew Report

Major party support has never been more different. Women leaving Republicans in droves. Educational attainment another key divide, according to a Pew study.

U.S. prioritizing election security over other critical sectors: DHS chief

Inability to Audit Elections a ‘National Security Concern’: Homeland Chief

The hearing to examine the Trump administration's efforts to improve election security came following U.S. intelligence officials' repeated warnings that Russia will attempt to meddle in the 2018 contests after doing so during the 2016 presidential campaign.

More States Reject Voter Fraud Panel‘s Request for Data

Pennsylvania Race Shows Need for Voting Machine Upgrades

With many states using antiquated voting machines and with concerns about potential interference in U.S. elections by Russia or other actors, there is rising concern among experts about the need to safeguard American balloting.

Too political to wear? Supreme Court debates voter apparel law

Too Political to Wear? Supreme Court Debates Voter Apparel Law

U.S. Supreme Court justices are struggling to draw the line between protecting free speech and preventing voter intimidation.

Lawsuits Challenge Electoral College System

Lawsuits Challenge Electoral College System

The lawsuits challenge the winner-take-all system used in those states to select electors who cast votes for president and vice president in the Electoral College after a presidential election.

Exclusive: U.S. Official Focused on Election Security Being Replaced

Exclusive: U.S. Official Focused on Election Security Being Replaced

The action raises fresh questions over the degree to which President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress are taking steps to protect the security of American elections.

Ohio Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Reform Proposal for Voters

Ohio Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Reform Proposal for Voters

When the legislature draws new maps, they must win three-fifths support from each chamber, including at least 50 percent support from the minority party.

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Revamp of Pennsylvania Electoral Map

A new map potentially could give Democratic candidates a chance to pick up several Republican-held seats in Pennsylvania alone.

More States Reject Voter Fraud Panel‘s Request for Data

Floridians to Decide on Ending Lifetime Ban on Voting for Felons

Nearly 1.5 million Floridians who have completed their sentences after a felony conviction remain disenfranchised.

Pennsylvania court orders new congressional map due to gerrymandering

Pennsylvania Court Orders New Congressional Map Due to Gerrymandering

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled the electoral map violated the state's Constitution by manipulating the district boundaries to marginalize Democratic voters.

Trump Denies ‘Grab Them By the P***y’ Comment

Trump Claims Approval Among Black Americans Has Doubled — Obviously, This Is False

How an apples-to-oranges comparison turned a 20 percent decline into fake good news for the president.

Divided Supreme Court May Allow Ohio Voter Purge Policy

Divided Supreme Court May Allow Ohio Voter Purge Policy

Some justices signaled sympathy toward Ohio’s policy of purging infrequent voters from registration rolls — a practice critics say disenfranchises thousands of people — in a pivotal voting rights case.

One in Eight People Who Voted for Trump Having Second Thoughts: Poll

One in Eight People Who Voted for Trump Having Second Thoughts: Poll

The minority of Trump voters who said they would not vote for him again gave varying reasons in interviews for why they had changed their minds.

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

By not leveraging the growing population of minority voters — who over time will collectively become the majority — Democrats are contributing to their party’s own demise.

Supreme Court Rejects Revival of Voter Suppression Law in N.C.

Supreme Court Rejects Revival of Voter Suppression Law in N.C.

The Supreme Court rejected a Republican bid to revive a law that intentionally aimed to suppress Black voter turnout.

ACLU Sues New Hampshire for Rejecting Hundreds of Absentee Ballots

ACLU Sues New Hampshire for Rejecting Hundreds of Absentee Ballots

A voter signature-matching law allows the state to reject an absentee ballot if a signature on the envelope does not match the one on the ballot — disenfranchising many elderly people and people with disabilities.

President Donald Trump hosts congressional leaders in the State Dining Room at the White House on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Trump Sticks to False Facts on Election Votes

The president’s claim that 3 million to 5 million “illegals” voted has been debunked by numerous studies and mathematical improbability.

Trump Thanks Blacks Who Didn't Vote

Trump Thanks Blacks Who Didn’t Vote

President-elect Donald Trump called Black voters who did not vote on Election Day "almost as good" as the ones who voted for him.

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Unexpectedly, Latino voters in Florida, a critical state to win the election, favored Trump in a greater margin than in other states.

Nielsen’s Pulse on the Polls: Looking at Voter Sentiment Surrounding the Presidential Election

Nielsen’s Pulse on the Polls: Looking at Voter Sentiment Surrounding the Presidential Election

But what do consumers think about their involvement in the U.S. political system?

Philadelphia transit strike could hamper voter turnout next week

Philadelphia Transit Strike Could Hamper Voter Turnout Next Week

Without public transportation to the polls, the strike could have a large impact on a critical swing state, where registered Democrats largely outnumber Republicans.

Judge Gives Florida Voters More Time to Register After Hurricane

Judge Gives Florida Voters More Time to Register After Hurricane

Voters in Florida, a battleground state, will play a key role in the election as its population can swing either to Republicans or Democrats.

Diddy says Black Voters 'Shortchanged' by Obama Presidency

Black Voters ‘Shortchanged’ by Obama Presidency, Says Diddy

The rapper and businessman encouraged Black voters to “hold our vote” until a candidate prioritizes issues pertinent to the Black community.