Political opponents and voting rights activists have expressed concern over President Trump and his campaign’s call for poll watchers to monitor polling places throughout the country. Opponents and activists claim that such calls could lead to voter intimidation and suppression, while the Trump campaign claims poll watchers are needed to ensure fairness and reduce fraud, despite the fact that there is little evidence of widespread voter fraud in the United States. Visit The Hill to learn more.
As of October 13, 10.6 million Americans have cast their ballots for the general election. By mid-October 2016, that number was only 1.4 million. Democrats have dominated early voting thus far, but that does not indicate whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump will ultimately win.Visit CNBC to learn more.
A look at some of the difficulties that transgender voters have when casting a ballot, specifically in states with Voter ID laws.Visit CNN to learn more.
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.