Electronic voting

Three elections posters show Social Democratic top candidate for chancellor Olaf Scholz, left, Christian Democratic top candidate Armin Laschet, center, and top candidate of the Greens Annalena Baerbock in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. 

Dubious voting fraud claims in Germany spread online ahead of elections


Experts say those making the claims have been influenced by the US’ “stolen election” narrative from 2020, including false claims of election fraud and conspiracy theories about the security of voting by mail.

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

Voters wait in line to cast their votes at the Bicentennial Elementary School in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation US presidential primary election in Nashua, New Hampshire, Feb. 11, 2020.

Despite security concerns, online voting is happening in 2020

A man leaves a voting booth

Washington state expands online voting for military and overseas voters

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How the world’s largest democracy casts its ballots

Volunteers with Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an Los Angeles-based non-profit, work the phones to get Asian-American voters to the polls in California. The phone bank is part of the "Your Vote Matters" campaign, an effort to get 30,000 infrequent vot

Getting Asian immigrants in the US to vote means breaking the language barrier

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Asian Americans typically turn out in low numbers for elections. But some state-based organizations are looking to change that by making Asian Americans and other immigrant voters better acquainted with the election process.

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Voters voices from around the country

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We hear from voters from around the country about their trip to the voting booth and how they feel on election day.

Activists Confront a Changing Voting Rights Landscape

This week, The Takeaway has gone on a voting rights tour, examining how the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County Vs. Holder has changed voting laws across the country, from Texas to Florida to North Carolina. Today, Marvin Randolph looks at the future of voting rights in America. Randolph, senior vice president for campaigns at the […]

After VRA Ruling, Florida Looks to Make Sweeping Changes Without Oversight

Earlier this summer, the Supreme Court gave states and localities the green light to remake their voting laws without the federal government’s approval. The change came from a 5-4 decision in the case Shelby County Vs. Holder. At the heart of the case were two provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965–Section 5, which […]

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

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As the northeast picks up from the hurricane that roared ashore this week, election officials are left trying to figure out how to hold elections in places where residents have been evacuated and power is spotty, or non-existent. In Ocean County, N.J., they’ve adapted their vote-by-mail system to compensate.