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Voting guides

A guide to voting
Washington Week

A guide to voting

As states embrace a diversifying array of voting methods, here is a step-by-step guide on how to cast ballots on--or before--Election Day.

A complete guide to early and absentee voting
NPR

A complete guide to early and absentee voting

More than 1 in 3 people are expected to cast a ballot early this year.

Reporting On Voter ID And Voter Registration

How are controversial voter ID laws affecting voters?
PBS NewsHour

How are controversial voter ID laws affecting voters?

How are controversial voter ID laws affecting voters?

For Asian Americans in battleground states, voter registration is just the beginning
CENTER FOR ASIAN AMERICAN M...

For Asian Americans in battleground states, voter registr...

With Asian Americans comprising the fastest-growing racial minority group in the U.S., the pressure is on to harness that political power in both local and national elections.

New voter ID rules, other election changes could cause confusion
PBS NEWSHOUR

New voter ID rules, other election changes could cause co...

Less than three weeks before Election Day, new voter ID requirements, early voting schedules and voter registration rules in more than a dozen states are creating uncertainty.

In Wisconsin, DMV workers give bad information on voter IDs
PBS NEWSHOUR

In Wisconsin, DMV workers give bad information on voter IDs

Workers at seven Division of Motor Vehicles offices across Wisconsin are heard in newly released recordings giving would-be voters without photo IDs inaccurate information.

PBS NEWSHOUR

How Texas’ voter ID law landed it in federal court — again

Texas is back in federal court yet again defending one of the nation’s strictest voter ID laws.

PBS NEWSHOUR

Appeals court blocks proof-of-citizenship voting requirement

A federal appeals court has blocked Kansas, Georgia and Alabama from requiring residents to prove they are U.S. citizens when registering to vote using a national form.

NPR

Justice Department: New Texas voter ID rules are misleadi...

The legal battle over the Texas voter ID law is a fight that just won't end.

Reporting On Voting And Polling Places

How do we make make sure voter information is not lost in translation for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders?
CENTER FOR ASIAN AMERICAN M...

How do we make make sure voter information is not lost in...

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders edge out Latinos as the racial demographic most likely to speak a heritage language.

Several states, employers help workers make time to vote
NPR

Several states, employers help workers make time to vote

Come next Tuesday, millions of people will stand in line to vote.

Supreme Court calls audible on Michigan’s straight-party voting ban
PBS NEWSHOUR

Supreme Court calls audible on Michigan’s straight-party ...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to let Michigan’s new ban on straight-party voting take effect for the November election.

Where do the presidential candidates stand on voting rights?
PBS NEWSHOUR

Where do the presidential candidates stand on voting rights?

Who should be able to vote and how easy should it be? It’s a question that goes to the core of democracy.

MARKETPLACE

The cost to vote can be thousands of dollars

Many non-citizens are racing to get their ability to vote in time.

WTTW CHICAGO

Judge rules against independent redistricting measure

The latest attempt to wrest control of legislative redistricting from state lawmakers was handed a setback Wednesday morning.

NPR

Early voting lawsuits center on key swing state Ohio

The fight over who gets to vote when is heating up in Ohio, which has become the epicenter of legal fights over voter access.

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