Author: Nate Gundy

Over a dozen people in multiple states have been charged with threatening election workers by a Justice Department unit trying to curb the violent and graphic threats against individuals who count and secure the vote. Secretaries of state and experts have warned that government employees are being threatened at higher rates, even during normally quiet periods in between elections. Experts worry this trend could also increase dramatically leading into 2024 and want the federal government to bolster their efforts to protect election officials. Visit

Harrison Kemp, Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Maine, hopes a new law will help his party grow within the state. LD 769, a bill written by Kemp and recently signed by Governor Mills, lowers the barrier to entry for parties looking to make it on to the ballot in state elections from a minimum of 10,000 to 5,000 registered voters. Kemp and Jim Baines, the Libertarian Party of Maine’s treasurer, believe the new law will increase their visibility within the state and force

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper vetoed a Republican-backed election bill that would end a grace period for voting by mail and create new allowances for partisan poll observers. In a video message the Democratic governor accused the Republican legislature of using their veto-proof majority to pass a bill not focused on election security, but rather on Republicans retaining and increasing their power in the state. Cooper also claimed the bill would make voting more challenging for young and non-white voters. Republican House Speaker Tim

Sam DeMarco, chairman of the Allegheny County Republican Committee, claims he’s had to fight countless conspiracy theories over the past few election cycles related to voting by mail, largely due to former President Donald Trump's false claims of widespread election fraud.  Mr. DeMarco claims the GOP animus towards mail-in voting has not helped the Republican cause. However, with the 2024 election approaching, a rising number of Republican leaders have been working to educate voters on options and emphasizing to voters how Democrats have used

Republican candidate Vivek Ramaswamy recently proposed unique changes to election administration during a campaign event at a Pizza Ranch in Newton, Iowa. Ramaswamy’s election proposal would do away with most early voting. The GOP presidential hopeful calls for single-day voting by paper ballots on election day, and making election day a national holiday. Ramaswamy would also require government-issued identification which matches a voter file in order to participate. When asked follow-up questions regarding voters with disabilities or individuals working essential jobs Ramaswamy said there