Florida County election supervisors are imploring the state to toss out new vote-by-mail restrictions set to go into effect next year, claiming the measures could create serious logistical and security issues. The new identification requirements would require voters to provide a driver's license number or partial social security number on their ballots. Local election leaders claim these new requirements will create election reporting delays, various new costs for local election offices, and will potentially disenfranchise many voters. The state's new vote-by-mail measures are part

Recent polling shows that three quarters of American citizens want members of Congress to compromise with the other political party, but they are not optimistic that this will happen. Seventy-four percent of Americans surveyed expressed a desire to see politicians compromise, but 58% also said they have no confidence that politicians will do so. This shows a significant increase in the pessimistic view Americans have of politicians' ability to reach across the aisle considering in 2008 only 23% of Americans surveyed said they do

Nevada voters have approved a ballot measure by 52.8% establishing open primary elections where the top five candidates advance and a ranked-choice voting system decides the victor in the general election. The system will now be put into place for state and federal elections but will not be used in presidential elections. Nevada had previously had closed primaries where people can only vote for candidates with the same political affiliation as their voter registration and voters could only cast their vote for one candidate

Voting rights advocates are calling for an expansion of section 203 of the Voting Rights Act in order to require ballot translations for authorized voters of limited English proficiency who speak Arabic or Hatian Creole. A 1975 reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act required certain parts of the United States, depending on their census data, to provide ballot translations in a variety of languages, but this did not apply to Arabic and Haitian-Creole. The current wording of section 203 only applies to languages spoken

The razor-thin Pennsylvania recount between GOP Senate hopefuls Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick has been further complicated by an ongoing legal dispute that began with the 2020 election: whether mail-in ballots can be counted if a voter has neglected to enter the date of their signature. Currently, Dr. Mehmet Oz leads his opponent for the Republican Senate nomination by less than 1,000 votes, and the legitimacy of approximately 860 mail-in ballots remains in dispute because they lack a hand-written date. In a conflict headed