Around 1.6% Coloradans that cast a mail in ballot in the June primary had their ballots rejected for a variety of reasons. Many of them had the opportunity to fix the ballot but did not, here is a look at some of the problems minorities and younger voters face through mail in voting.Visit Colorado Public Radio to learn more.
A helpful primer on your rights as a voter which also lists Election Protection Hotline phone numbers you can call if you have any questions or believe that your voting rights have been violated.Visit CNET to learn more.
People who are awaiting trial and have not yet been sentenced to prison in Michigan have the right to vote, yet for a variety of reasons, most never get their hands on a ballot. Activists in Michigan are working with county sheriff’s offices and clerks to fix that.Visit the Detroit Free Press to learn more.
The Texas Supreme Court ruled that early voting can begin as scheduled on October 13, rebuffing GOP challenges to limit it to two weeks during the pandemic.Visit the Texas Tribune to learn more.
To comply with a court order in September, Tennessee has altered its identification requirements for most first-time voters voting by mail. First-time voters who wish to vote by mail will be allowed to include a photocopy of their proof of address with their ballot. Under Tennessee law, this does not need to have a photo. The state is also appealing the court’s decision.Visit AP News to learn more.