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Wisconsin's partial presidential recount entered its fourth day Monday, with very few changes in vote totals as President Donald Trump's attorneys appeared to be focused on a legal challenge seeking to toss tens of thousands of ballots, including the one cast by an attorney for the campaign.
A federal judge has ordered U.S. Postal Service inspectors to sweep postal facilities on Tuesday in several locations — including in six battleground states — to ensure that any mail-in ballots left behind are immediately sent out for delivery.
Just days before the presidential election, millions of mail ballots have yet to be returned in key battleground states, and election officials warn that time is running out for voters who want to avoid a polling place on Election Day.
After Gail Gering didn't receive her ballot this month, she called the Spokane County Elections Office to find out why. Her story should urge all voters to be diligent about checking their registration status, and contact local election officials if they haven't received their ballot by the middle of this week.
A federal judge has upheld a Minnesota state court agreement that allows counting of absentee ballots received up to seven days after Election Day.
Thousands of absentee ballots get rejected in every presidential election. This year, that problem could be much worse and potentially pivotal in hotly contested battleground states.
Political battles and pending court fights threaten to upend months of planning for the pandemic election, election officials are warning. In key states, they remain hamstrung with only weeks to prepare.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers Monday that he has warned allies of President Donald Trump that the president’s repeated attacks on mail-in ballots are “not helpful,” but denied that recent changes at the Postal Service are linked to the November elections.
Statewide, more than half of the ballots mailed to voters were returned in the Aug. 4 primary. Election officials anticipate that number will increase in November, and are encouraging voters to take steps now to ensure their vote is cast and counted.
WASHINGTON — The governing board of the U.S. Postal Service, under intense scrutiny over its ability to handle a surge of mail-in voting in the November elections, is creating a panel to oversee the process.
As Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the U.S. House of Representatives back into session this week to investigate the Postal Service, Washington Democrats in both chambers criticized plans to reorganize the mail system and the state’s attorney general was considering legal action.
More questions keep coming about mail service and the coming elections
Remember those ballots that showed up in the mail about two weeks ago? Today’s the last day to mark and turn them in.
Registered voters in Spokane County and around the state began receiving ballots in the mail today for the state’s top-two primary on Aug. 4.
The Michigan appeals court denied a request to require the counting of absentee ballots received after the time polls close on Election Day, ruling that the battleground state's deadline remains intact despite voters' approval of a constitutional amendment that expanded mail-in voting.
More than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected by California election officials during the March presidential primary, according to data obtained by The Associated Press that highlights a glaring gap in the state's effort to ensure every vote is counted.
The coronavirus has devastated the U.S. Postal Service's finances. The Trump administration may attach big strings to bailouts. The agency’s responsibilities, meanwhile, are mounting. A dramatic shift in many states to voting by mail is intended to protect voters from spreading the virus at polling places.
Haley said the Secretary of State’s website crashed as she was trying to file for a state House of Representatives seat last week, but there were other methods available to file her candidacy, a Spokane Superior Court judge ruled Friday in denying her request to appear on the August ballot.
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Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. voters will cast ballots this year on devices that look and feel like the discredited paperless voting machines they once used, yet leave a paper record of the vote.