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Alabama Latest Target of Lawsuit Seeking to Ease Election Rules | Independent Voter NewsAlabama Latest Target of Lawsuit Seeking to Ease Election Rules | Independent Voter News

Up Next. The Fulcrum. Alabama Latest Target of Lawsuit Seeking to Ease Election Rules. June 1, 2020. This article was first published on. The Fulcrum. The League of Women Voters has sued Alabama to ease the rules governing absentee ballots during the

Fresh lawsuits challenge vote-by-mail limits in four Southern states | Independent Voter NewsFresh lawsuits challenge vote-by-mail limits in four Southern states | Independent Voter News

unconstitutional and against federal law the limited available reasons for voting at home in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee and the complex processes required to fill out and return those absentee ballots. South Carolina and Tennessee now

Half of US States Earn B or Better in Latest Vote-By-Mail Scorecard | Independent Voter NewsHalf of US States Earn B or Better in Latest Vote-By-Mail Scorecard | Independent Voter News

as a result of the pandemic. Seventeen states received a B grade, and the rest scored lower. Washington, which has been conducting primarily vote-by-mail elections since 2011, was the only state to receive a perfect score of 22. Alabama, on the other hand

3 More States Expand Access to Absentee Voting | Independent Voter News3 More States Expand Access to Absentee Voting | Independent Voter News

during the pandemic won victories Monday in three states, two of them solid blue but one of them reliably red. The top elections official in Alabama, a Republican, decreed that fear of the coronavirus would be reason enough to vote absentee for president

Louisiana Statewide Race Decided by 17% of Voters, But There Is an “Instant” Solution | Independent Voter NewsLouisiana Statewide Race Decided by 17% of Voters, But There Is an “Instant” Solution | Independent Voter News

solution: the ranked-choice voting ballot, as cast by thousands of voters last year in primaries in Alabama, Arkansas and South Carolina and in general elections in Mississippi and, yes, Louisiana. Louisiana pioneered the process for military voters to

10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News

bright red now on the Electoral College map: Wyoming (83 percent). Arkansas (83 percent). New Hampshire (82 percent). Maine (82 percent). Alabama (81 percent). Massachusetts (80 percent). West Virginia (80 percent). Utah (78 percent). Mississippi (78 percent

Straight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsStraight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter News

of eight states that have ended the practice in the past decade, most recently. Utah in March. That leaves Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Oklahoma and South Carolina as the only places that will permit one-and-done balloting this fall. The argument

These 24 States Have Already Made Voting Easier in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsThese 24 States Have Already Made Voting Easier in 2020 | Independent Voter News

Massachusetts. along with reliably red. Alabama. and. Missouri. Seven states have made other easements to their election plans. Minnesota. residents may now provide, and receive, an unlimited amount of help from others when voting absentee. Mississippi

Want to Vote By Mail? Anti-Corruption Group Launches Resource to Counter Disinformation and Confusion | Independent Voter NewsWant to Vote By Mail? Anti-Corruption Group Launches Resource to Counter Disinformation and Confusion | Independent Voter News

identification with their ballot. These states are Alabama, Alaska, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin require a witness. The fact that each state has its own rules and these rules are still

How We Vote Could Make You Sick, And We Shouldn't Accept That | Independent Voter NewsHow We Vote Could Make You Sick, And We Shouldn't Accept That | Independent Voter News

more accessible, including New York, Kentucky, and Alabama. Last week, Massachusetts became the first of these states to act to make vote-by-mail accessible to all voters in November. Unless other states follow suit soon, voters will be forced to choose