Kentucky voters have rejected a constitutional amendment that would have dictated there is no right to abortion care in the state. This result comes in addition to three other pro-choice victories in Vermont, Michigan, and California where all three states voted to enshrine the right to abortion in their constitution. Following the Supreme Court decision earlier this year to overturn Roe v. Wade, putting an end to federal abortion rights, this years midterm election had the highest number of ballot initiatives ever held on
Between July 11th and August 11th of this year, the Maricopa County elections office recorded at least 140 combative and potentially dangerous communications against election workers according to a lengthy document obtained by Reuters. Many of the threats stemmed from conspiracy theories regarding the 2020 presidential election spread by former president Donald Trump and his allies. These conspiracies had to do with false claims about fake ballots, fixed voting machines, corruption among election officials, and more. Threatening emails sent to election workers were often
President Biden is scheduled to make a speech in Maryland the day before the upcoming midterm elections in support of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wes Moore. This speech will come after Biden spent the weekend in New York and Pennsylvania, supporting Democratic gubernatorial and senate candidates. All three of these state’s elections have one thing in common: each of the Democratic candidates are running against Republicans who are election deniers, or have, at a minimum, expressed skepticism regarding the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Carmel poll worker removed from early voting site responds to GOP interference allegations, sheriff investigating
A poll worker in Carmel, Indiana was removed from their early voting site after accusations of illegal activity from country republicans. The Hamilton County Republican Party alleges that the poll worker was a Democrat who attempted to influence voters not to support a GOP-endorsed school board candidate. The poll worker has been asked not to return to work; in a statement regarding the incident, the Hamilton Co. GOP Chairman Mario Massillamany said, “I have been in communication with local election officials to make sure
Recent polling shows the economy is considered the most essential policy issue for voters in the midterm elections. Poll results show 49% percent of registered voters say that the economy is the top issue influencing their vote, while abortion is the second most pressing at 42%, and crime the third largest factor at 40%. Voters polled show that gun policy is the fourth largest issue on their minds with 38% of individuals polled saying it is extremely important, but that number has come down