Author: Nate Gundy

Unlike in the general election, United States territories get a say in who each party nominates for president, and citizens of the U.S. Virgin Islands are poised to cast their votes in Republican caucuses this week. The territories tend to march to the beat of their own drum, so the contest between Donald Trump and Nikki Haley could be closer than previous primary elections. The election will also be held using ranked choice voting, whereby each voter will rank their first choice for president,

Republicans and Democrats in Arizona came together to approve an important legislative tweak to the battleground state’s election policies ahead of 2024. The bill moves the state's primary from August 6th to July 30th, and changes other policies to make sure election workers have ample time to count ballots and that military and overseas voters receive their ballots in a timely fashion. Additionally, the bill enshrines signature verification policies into state law, a provision Republicans sought during negotiations for the bill.Visit NBC News to learn

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected Donald Trump’s broad claim that he is immune from prosecution for alleged criminal acts he committed as president in trying to overturn the 2020 election in a chain of events leading to the January 6th attack on the Capitol. The ruling stated that, “former President Trump has become citizen Trump…any executive immunity that may have protected him while he served as President no  longer protects him against this prosecution.” Trump and his

Unlike 2016, when a group of delegates attempted a last-ditch effort to prevent Donald Trump from securing the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, RNC leaders don’t expect any opposition to Trump at this summer's convention in Milwaukee. Trump’s allies have spent years solidifying RNC rules and processes, and after Trump’s victories in Iowa and New Hampshire Republican officials claim the potential for any convention upheaval is almost nonexistent. Visit NBC News to learn more Image Credit: Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

The Sumner County Constitutional Republicans, a hard-right group supporting the Republican party, acts like a political action committee endorsing candidates, recruiting members, and deeply embedding themselves in the local government. The group states that their platform is derived from the Bible, with a focus on limited government, free speech, and a right to bear arms. This movement may be emblematic of broader right wing movements looking to quiet dissent; local leaders or even members of the community who do not align with the group's