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Ohio’s recently passed election law notably shortens the window for mailed ballots to be received, despite no evidence that the extended timeline led to any fraud or irregularities in prior elections. This change has angered many active duty service members and their families who are concerned about their potential to be disenfranchised by the new regulations. The new law shortens the amount of time for election officials to include mailed ballots in their tallies from ten days after the election to four. Critics of

United States Senator and 2016 Vice Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine said recently that he will seek reelection in 2024. Given the lengthy two-year campaign and six-year term, Kaine had declined to declare his candidacy, but the Senator announced last week that he feels he has more to accomplish. At a press conference on Friday Kaine said, “I’m a servant. I love Virginia. I’m proud of what I’ve done. I’ve got a whole lot more I want to do.” Senator Kaine’s announcement comes as a

Republican Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed a package of election law changes Friday including the state’s first photo identification requirement and shortened windows after election day for returning and curing ballots. Governor DeWine claimed in a statement that the new laws will positively influence election security. Among the various election changes, the new laws will also prohibit curbside voting for all citizens without a disability and limit drop boxes to one per county, which must be located on the local board of elections property.

Virginia Thomas says she regrets texting the then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows following the 2020 Presidential Election. The text messages were especially concerning to many considering Thomas is married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. In reference to the messages, Mrs. Thomas told the House January 6th Committee, “I would take them all back if I could today.” Thomas is a long time conservative activist, in the text messages referenced by the January 6th Committee Thomas pushed Meadows to stand with then-President

Republicans and Democrats are both entering 2023 with many questions and concerns about the candidates and policies they want to support as the 2024 election comes into view. After a disappointing midterm election, the challenges of the upcoming election cycle are especially prevalent for Republicans. With a slim congressional majority and a plethora of intra-party divisions, California Representative Kevin McCarthy is fighting for the House speakership. Meanwhile, the Republican National Committee hopes to solve its own leadership problem with the election for RNC Chairperson