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

The New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, has ordered that congressional election maps be rewritten by a court-appointed authority. The decision comes as a state primary scheduled for June 28th approaches, and the court has said that it may be necessary to delay the election until August. The court agreed with an argument made on behalf of Republican politicians and voters that the New York State Legislature had unconstitutionally gerrymandered districts in order to favor the Democratic party. The state legislature

County clerk Tina Peters of Mesa County, Colorado has been indicted by a grand jury for unlawful access of election data, identity theft, criminal impersonation, and a number of other charges related to her actions following the 2020 election. Peters has repeatedly said that she believes the 2020 Presidential election may have been fraudulently stolen from Donald Trump and that her efforts to have election data reanalyzed were taken in her capacity as a concerned public servant. Meanwhile, leaders within the Colorado Republican party

The US Department of Justice has charged two Iranian hackers with stealing the personal information of American voters in the 2020 election and spreading false information and threats. While the Department of Justice does not allege that these actions were taken on behalf of the Iranian government, it claims that the two hackers, pretending to be members of the white supremacist group known as “The Proud Boys,” sent emails to registered Democrats, threatening them with physical harm if they did not vote for Donald