Stories tagged: voter registration
Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Democrats in the key swing state of Wisconsin vowed Monday to double down on efforts to ensure that any voters whose registrations are nullified by a judge’s recent ruling will …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
Time has come today, as the Chambers Brothers would say. But it’s not daylight saving time.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Senate committee considers possible changes to allowing felons to have their voting rights restored sooner.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
There’s a city that starts with an “S” that has municipal elections this year, where solutions to homelessness – or the lack thereof – have been controversial, where the questions …
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
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
Pop star Ariana Grande has partnered with the nonprofit Head Count for a voter-registration drive during her “Sweetnener” tour.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
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
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
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
Primary ballots going out by mail this week.
Sun., June 10, 2018
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
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
Washington will allow residents to register later, easier and pre-register younger under a series of bills signed Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
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
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
House approves its own version of automatic voter registration that’s different from the Senate.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
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
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
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
House committee looks for ways to improve voter registration and turnout.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
The Legislature will be asked to consider ways to boost voter registration, participation.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
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
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
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
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
In-person voter registration in Washington ends next Monday.