Author: Nate Gundy

Last January, a Wisconsin judge in Waukesha County ruled in favor of a conservative legal group which had argued that voting drop boxes violated state election laws, as did the practice of family members or other caregivers mailing or returning a ballot on behalf of a disabled loved one. Prior to this, expanded voter access policies temporarily passed in response to COVID-19 had led to a rise in turnout among disable voters, as well as a reported decrease in the difficulties they encountered. Advocates

As the near-term passage of federal voting rights legislation grows increasingly unlikely, voting rights advocates and state legislators in New York are amassing pressure to pass the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York (or the NY VRA). The bill would expand multilingual ballot access beyond the minimum currently required at the federal level. It would also establish a state-level version of the now defunct “preclearance” provisions originally passed in the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965. State-level “preclearance” would require regions

Defense attorneys have called for a federal judge to dismiss a voting rights case brought against the state of Georgia. The call for dismissal followed the conclusion of testimony brought forth by the plaintiffs, who are working on behalf of “Fair Fight Action,” the organization founded by Stacey Abrams. Defense Attorney Josh Belinfante told the court that the plaintiffs “

The NAACP has partnered with two other advocacy groups in Colorado to bring a lawsuit against a conservative activist group known as the US Election Integrity Plan (USEIP) for allegedly going door to door in the state and aggressively canvassing and questioning voters, sometimes bearing arms. USEIP is among the organizations which advance the unfounded claim that President Biden’s victory was fraudulent. Another right-wing election integrity group, known as EchoMail, is being investigated by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for similar practices

Virginian Democratic Buchanan County Supervisor Trey Adkins has been charged with 82 felony counts, including election fraud. Adkins maintains that he will plead “Not Guilty.” A grand jury report says that Adkins - perhaps intentionally - filled out the “Reason Code” section on numerous absentee ballots incorrectly on behalf of voters over several election cycles. The report also indicates that several signatures on ballots do not seem to match the voters’ own. Additionally, some voters claim that witness signatures appear on their absentee ballots