North Carolina Republicans recently sent Senate Bill 749 to Democratic Governor Roy Cooper’s desk; the bill passed by a 26-17 vote, entirely along party lines. Though Governor Cooper has vowed to veto the bill, North Carolina’s Republican legislators recently gained a veto-proof supermajority practically guaranteeing the bill will become law. The bill will potentially change election administration in the state dramatically, and opponents of the bill are concerned it may lead to cuts in early voting locations and the time period where voters can

Vote.org, a non-partisan and non-profit platform encouraging election participation, received a massive spike in voter registrations last Tuesday. The group attributed the 35,252 newly registered voters to pop star Taylor Swift who posted an instagram story that day urging her fans to register. According to representatives from vote.org, the site saw a 1,226% increase in participation the hour after Ms. Swift posted the story to her instagram account. Visit ABC News to learn moreImage Credit:Jana Beamer (CC BY 2.0)

Early voting for Virginia’s consequential 2023 election began Friday September 22nd, with every seat in the state’s senate and house of delegates up for grabs. Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin surprised many members of his party by advocating for Republicans to get out to the polls and cast their ballot during the early voting period. While this action may not seem out of the ordinary, former president Donald Trump’s false claims regarding widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election centered on early and absentee

The state of Oregon and New York City’s pension fund have sued Fox Corporation alleging Fox harmed investors by allowing Fox News to air falsehoods regarding the 2020 election that exposed the network to defamation lawsuits. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum claims Fox violated its fiduciary duties by disregarding legal risks; New York City Comptroller Brad Lander echoed Rosenblum’s statement adding that Fox’s board of directors blatantly disregarded the need for journalistic standards and failed to put safeguards in place.  Visit The Oregonian to learn