There has been immense early turnout in Georgia, but because of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Zeta, the state has been forced to delay or close early voting in several locations. Visit AJC to learn more.
Over 72 million Americans have already cast votes for this year’s presidential election. CNN breaks down what percentages of votes have already been cast in all 50 states, from Oklahoma’s low 11% to Montana’s high 56%. Visit CNN to learn more.
The Supreme Court upheld absentee ballot extensions in Pennsylvania and North Carolina, giving voters in those states time for their ballots to arrive after Election Day. These decisions will likely allow thousands of late-arriving ballots to be counted in two critical battleground states. These decisions also come less than a week after the Supreme Court decided to block a six-day ballot receipt extension in Wisconsin. Visit The Guardian to learn more.
Rock The Vote and the international creative company Sid Lee have teamed up to create an educational voting simulation for young people on Minecraft, an immensely popular sandbox video game. The simulation includes several aspects of the voting process and allows players to vote on 10 different issues, including gun control, immigration, and students loans.Visit NPR to learn more.
After the Supreme Court sided with Wisconsin Republicans in refusing to count additional ballots received after election day, Democratic organizers are encouraging voters to use drop boxes or hand deliver their ballots rather than trust in the U.S. postal service.Visit The Guardian to learn more.