Absentee ballot

Signs direct voters at a polling place in the state's presidential primary election in Greenfield, New Hampshire, Feb. 11, 2020.

MIT researchers sound alarm over voting app’s security flaws

The app, which was created by the Boston-based mobile voting company Voatz, is currently available to some overseas and military voters registered in states that allow for the electronic return of absentee ballots through fax and email.

Is Indiana’s strict voter ID law disenfranchising immigrant voters?

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N.J. county clerk confronts reality of putting on election, post-Sandy

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Absentee voting for soldiers

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The Political Divide in Venezuela

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Caracas resident Juan Espinoza will be casting his ballot for Venezuela’s interim president Nicolas Maduro. The members of funk band Los Amigos Invisibles on the other hand are not exactly fans of the Chavinista movement.

Confusion in Florida’s Early Voting

In Florida, there has been some  confusion and  a little chaos over early voting in  Miami-Dade County.  Yesterday, voters lined up outside the Miami Dade elections office in Doral.  They’d been told earlier in the day by the Elections Department that they would be able to cast absentee ballots in person. But it turned out that the Miami-Dade Mayor, Carlos […]

Displaced New Jersey Voters Allowed to Vote by Fax, Email

Over the weekend, it was announced that any New Jersey voter displaced from their primary residence because of the storm will be considered an “overseas voter” and can apply for an absentee ballot by email or fax. This is how it works: If that application is approved by the county clerk, he or she then […]

Colleges Roll Voter Registation Into Freshman Orientation

Every four years, college campuses are bombarded with volunteers trying to get register young voters, but this year many of these volunteers found that many of the students were already registered to vote.   Many colleges have established their own voting registration drives during orientation, class registration, and through online initiatives. This has resulted in thousands […]

How Important Is Early Voting?

Election Day may be more than a month away, but  early voting  has already begun. Voters in South Dakota and Idaho began casting their ballots on September 21, while voters in Iowa lined up outside polling stations late last week. In the upcoming weeks, dozens more states will open their voting booths. In total, 32 states and […]