Stories tagged: voter registration
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
Voting is a right for all American citizens, but is often one of the most ignored rights, and occasionally one of the most trampled rights.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
A federal judge has blocked Tennessee’s new restrictions for registering voters from taking effect on Oct. 1, saying Thursday that any benefit of the law won’t likely outweigh its potential …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019
It’s still possible to register to vote in Tuesday’s primary, but you’ll have to make a special trip.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
National pundits seemed to think they had a news flash about Jay Inslee.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Pop star Ariana Grande has partnered with the nonprofit Head Count for a voter-registration drive during her “Sweetnener” tour.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Interested in voting in the mid-term election? Monday, Oct. 8 is the deadline for online or mail-in voter registration. To register in person, you have until Oct. 29.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Marches. TV spots. Strongly-worded letters. Washingtonians have never been shy about making our voices heard when it comes to big decisions for our state. An engaged and opinionated citizenry are …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon officials moved Tuesday to use Facebook to bolster participation by reminding as many as hundreds of thousands …
Sun., July 29, 2018
For all the talk about a blue wave of voters that might wash over the 2018 elections, it seems appropriate to mention that turnout in this year’s primary is lagging …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:50 p.m.
Primary ballots going out by mail this week.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
In an era when hacking has raised concerns about the security of America’s elections and President Donald Trump rages about voter fraud, North Dakota stands out as the only state …
Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces were killed by militants over a two-day period this week, authorities said Saturday.
Mon., March 19, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Washington will allow residents to register later, easier and pre-register younger under a series of bills signed Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Senate gives final approval to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote when they turn 18.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
Senate Democrats want to take the month and day of a voter’s birthdate out of what the public can see in the state’s voter database. Here’s why I think that’s …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
House approves its own version of automatic voter registration that’s different from the Senate.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
A computer problem with the state Department of Licensing resulted in nearly 7,000 people who thought they registered to vote being left off the rolls.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Legislature and Secretary of State Kim Wyman have proposals to increase voter registration. Will it lead to more people casting ballots?
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
Idaho voters would no longer be required to disclose their sex while registering to vote under a proposal introduced Monday at the Idaho Statehouse.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
House committee looks for ways to improve voter registration and turnout.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
The Legislature will be asked to consider ways to boost voter registration, participation.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Activists in the state of Washington are preparing for a new push to enact automatic voter registration in the state either in the upcoming legislative session or through a ballot …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Online voter registration systems are vulnerable to hackers, a study says, but Washington elections officials say they take extra precautions.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Idaho is now one of 44 states, including Washington, refusing to fully comply with a request to turn over extensive voter information to the Trump Administration’s election integrity commission.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest White House advisers, is registered to vote in both New Jersey and New York, according to elections officials and voting …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
In-person voter registration in Washington ends next Monday.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 7:22 p.m.
A federal judge on Wednesday extended voter registration until Oct. 18 in the battleground state of Florida, due to the disruption and damage from Hurricane Matthew.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m.
Washington voter rolls swelled by 50,000 in two days, aided by social media campaigns encouraging users to register to vote. Voter registrations in Idaho last month were about 40,000 ahead …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 1:01 p.m.
Legislation requiring Washington state residents to prove U.S. citizenship or legal residency to get state driver’s licenses so elections officials can ensure non-citizens are not trying to register to vote …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 2:56 p.m.
A nonprofit group working to boost voter registration in Idaho has left some Kootenai County residents angry or suspicious – and blaming the county elections office, which had nothing to …