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  • Live updates: Ventura County voters head to the polls for California Gov. Gavin Newsom recall election
    September 14, 2021 9:36 pm
    Ventura County Star
    Ventura County residents headed out to one of 51 local voting locations on Tuesday to help decide whether Gov. Gavin Newsom remains in office, and who will replace him if he fails to secure a majority of votes. After a slow start this morning, voters began …
  • Mail-in voting may increase turnout in this election.
    September 14, 2021 8:23 pm
    The New York Times
    Current time in California: Sept. 14, 1:16 p.m. LiveUpdated  Sept. 14, 2021, 4:12 p.m. ET Sept. 14, 2021, 4:12 p.m. ET On Election Day, Californians are deciding whether to remove the governor from office and, if so, who should replace him. An election …
  • Live updates: Lines pick up as Ventura County residents vote in California Gov. Gavin Newsom recall election
    September 14, 2021 6:47 pm
    Ventura County Star
    Ventura County residents headed out to one of 51 local voting locations to help decide whether Gov. Gavin Newsom remains in office, and who will replace him if he fails to secure a majority of votes. After a slow start this morning, voters began showing up …
  • Live updates: Ventura County voters at polls for California Gov. Gavin Newsom recall election
    September 14, 2021 1:44 pm
    Ventura County Star
    Good morning, Ventura County. It's Election Day, and we have a team of reporters and photographers who will keep you posted on what we learn from voters and election workers at polls across the county.  California voters will decide today whether Gov. …
  • A Bay Area advantage for candidates: voters who show up.
    September 13, 2021 9:24 pm
    The New York Times
    LiveUpdated  Sept. 13, 2021, 5:13 p.m. ET Sept. 13, 2021, 5:13 p.m. ET Voting ends on Tuesday in the election to decide whether to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, and if so, who should replace him. Here’s what you need to know: According to Gov. …
  • Frustrated farmers may be a force in the recall election.
    September 13, 2021 5:54 pm
    The New York Times
    LiveUpdated  Sept. 13, 2021, 1:50 p.m. ET Sept. 13, 2021, 1:50 p.m. ET Voting ends on Tuesday in the election to decide whether to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, and if so, who should replace him. Here’s what you need to know: According to Gov. …
  • Voting in the California Recall: Ballots, Deadlines and Registration
    September 13, 2021 5:54 pm
    The New York Times
    More than 35 percent of California’s active, registered voters have already cast their ballots, and early voting is underway in several counties. If you missed the deadline to register to vote in the recall election, don’t worry. You can still register on …
  • Biden Visits California to Rally Voters for Newsom
    September 13, 2021 2:10 pm
    The New York Times
    Published Sept. 13, 2021Updated Sept. 14, 2021, 1:42 a.m. ET The president called Larry Elder, the leading Republican candidate, a “clone of Donald Trump.” Voters must decide by Tuesday night whether to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. Here’s what you …
  • Newson Recall: Frequently Asked Questions
    September 11, 2021 3:46 am
    Black Voice News - California
    Beanna Reeves | The Newsom Recall Election is rapidly approaching with less than seven days until election day, September 14.  California voters have already received their mail-in ballots and voting is already in process with early voting taking place …
  • G.O.P. Candidate’s Hopes May Rest With Democrats
    September 10, 2021 8:00 pm
    The New York Times
    The two questions Californians have been asked are simple: Should Gov. Gavin Newsom be removed from his job? And if so, who should take his place?But as the Sept. 14 special election date to decide Mr. Newsom’s political fate comes into clearer view, many …
  • How California’s Recall Laws Could Change
    September 10, 2021 12:52 pm
    The New York Times
    The looming recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom has revealed something of a paradox among Californians: We hold dear our ability to recall elected leaders from office but believe the process by which we do so to be deeply flawed. In recent weeks, there …
  • November ballot will include school board candidates, state measures
    September 9, 2021 4:13 pm
    South Platte Sentinel
    ELECTION NEWS: MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE! Nov. 2, 2021, Coordinated Election will be an all-mail ballot delivery. Ballots will be mailed to all active eligible registered electors starting Oct. 8, 2021. What will be on the Nov. 2, 2021, Coordinated Mail Ballot? …
  • Is voter fraud shaping the recall? Here’s what’s true and what isn’t.
    September 8, 2021 1:07 pm
    Whittier Daily News
    The same pattern of claims of voter fraud — which made many Americans doubt the 2020 election — are swirling around California’s gubernatorial recall, with familiar allegations and a few new concerns bouncing across social media. As happens every cycle, …
  • Election Information for Malibu Voters
    September 7, 2021 9:51 pm
    Santa Monica Daily Press
    Malibu voters have the opportunity to cast ballots in the statewide “California Gubernatorial Recall Election” by mail or in-person from September 4 through election day, Tuesday, September 14, 2021. “Whatever your choices may be, I encourage all eligible …
  • Voting Is Your Duty and Right: Riverside, Make Your Voices Heard in CA Recall Election
    September 4, 2021 10:17 pm
    Black Voice News - California
    Dr. Regina Patton Stell | Special to California Black Media Our struggle for the right to vote in free and fair elections has been centuries in the making, one which I am proud to have joined. This September, Black Californians have another chance to …
  • What happens to your election ballot when you return it?
    September 3, 2021 4:10 pm
    South Platte Sentinel
    ELECTION: Know the Facts for Colorado! Have you ever wondered what happens to your ballot when you return it to the Clerk’s Office for an election? Ballots can be processed 15 days before Election Day, but no results are totaled until after 7:00 p.m. …
  • How Kern County Elections Officials protect your vote
    September 1, 2021 3:23 am
    KGET 17 - California
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — It’s two weeks to the day until Sept. 14, and as election day looms, questions of election security abound.   Rumors swirl on social media about the elections process, with many concerned about a pair of holes in the ballot …
  • What California Voters Need to Know About the September 14 Recall Election
    August 31, 2021 6:53 pm
    Los Angeles Magazine - California
    A hugely consequential recall race is underway. Have questions? We have answers California is just two weeks away from deciding whether Governor Gavin Newsom will keep his job or whether someone else—most likely a Republican—will serve out the remainder of …
  • A Full Voter's Guide to the California Recall Election of Governor Newsom
    August 29, 2021 6:10 pm
    The New York Times
    The two questions Californians have been asked are simple: Should Gov. Gavin Newsom be removed from his job? And if so, who should take his place? But as the Sept. 14 special election date to decide Mr. Newsom’s political fate comes into clearer view, many …
  • It’s Easy to Vote Now in the Recall Election
    August 26, 2021 9:44 pm
    East Bay Express - California
    There’s no need to wait until Sept. 14 to cast your vote in the California gubernatorial recall election. The Alameda County Registrar of Voters is making sure eligible voters know about the many ways to securely return your ballot ahead of the final date. …
  • News from the County Clerk
    August 26, 2021 6:54 pm
    The Burlington Record - Colorado
    Election news: Make a plan to vote. Are you ready for the Coordinated Election on Nov. 2? •Is your registration up to date? •Is your address correct or did you add or remove a P.O/ Box, had a name change? •Make your corrections today to ensure you are …
  • Sample ballots causing confusion in governor recall election
    August 24, 2021 7:47 pm
    KSBW 8 - California
    California election officials are warning voters that a sample ballot may be included in their vote-by-mail packets for the gubernatorial recall election. Voters should have received a voter's guide and official ballot for the Sept. 14 gubernatorial …
  • How to Vote in the California Recall Election NBC 7 San Diego
    August 22, 2021 12:02 pm
    California State News
    Millions of California voters began receiving ballots by mail this week with two questions that will determine who will finish out Gov. Gavin Newsom's term in office. The ballots ask voters whether the governor should be recalled and, if he is recalled …
  • Make sure your prepared to vote in the Nov. 2 election
    August 19, 2021 4:02 pm
    South Platte Sentinel
    ELECTION NEWS: MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE! Are you ready for the Coordinated Election on Nov. 2, 2021? Is your registration up to date? Is your address correct or did you add or remove a PO Box, had a name change? Make your corrections today to ensure you are …
  • Vote by Mail Ballots Mailed for the California Gubernatorial Recall Election
    August 19, 2021 3:25 am
    Imperial Valley News - California
    Details Written by Imperial Valley News Imperial County, California - Monday, the Imperial County Registrar of Voters (ROV) began mailing Vote by Mail ballots to all registered voters for the September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election. …
  • StanfordVotes releases ‘Ultimate Sept. 14 CA Recall Election Guide’
    August 14, 2021 7:53 am
    Stanford University - California
    By Kathleen J. Sullivan A nonpartisan student group dedicated to increasing voter turnout among Stanford students has released “The Ultimate Sept. 14 CA Recall Election Guide” to help voters understand the ballot and cast their votes. StanfordVotes helps …
  • Michigan Chronicle Endorses Janice M. Winfrey for Re-Election as City Clerk
    July 26, 2021 12:10 pm
    Michigan Chronicle
    These days, the Detroit City Clerk’s office is busy preparing for the local primary election on Tuesday, August 3, followed by the general election on Tuesday, November 2.  For Janice M. Winfrey, she knows all eyes will once again be focused on her and her …
  • I-Team: Investigations continue into allegations of dead Nevada voters having ballots cast in their names
    June 8, 2021 11:43 pm
    8 News NOW - Nevada
    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — State investigators continue to look into claims of voter fraud, as changes to mail-in voting become law in Nevada. Since November, the I-Team has found 10 instances of dead individuals having votes cast in their names. State officials …
  • Early Voting begins at DuPage County Fairgrounds on Feb. 25, 2021
    February 24, 2021 8:43 pm
    Positively Naperville - Illinois
    Above / Polling place entrances will be marked beginning Feb. 25, 2021, at the DuPage County Fairgrounds. (PN File Photo) DuPage County voters can cast their ballots in the 2021 Consolidated Election beginning Thurs., Feb. 25, at the DuPage County …
  • Election 2020: How California Reached Historic Voter Turnout Despite Pandemic, Distrust
    December 1, 2020 12:03 am
    San Jose Inside - California
    Californians faced the naysayers and voted by mail in record numbers this election, potentially avoiding a pandemic super spreader event and showing the nation it could be done. CalMatters interviewed voting officials in most of the state’s 58 counties and …
  • NCGOP calls for more absentee voter info from Board of Elections
    November 7, 2020 4:26 pm
    WNCN 17 - North Carolina
    RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Republican Party leaders in North Carolina called on the North Carolina State Board of Elections to release additional data Friday on outstanding ballots as several races remain too close to call, including the contests for President …
  • GOP pushes for more details on ballots still to be counted in NC
    November 6, 2020 11:36 pm
    WRAL 5 - North Carolina
    Raleigh, N.C. — Republican lawmakers on Friday demanded that state elections officials release data on absentee ballots that remain outstanding, which they believe will show President Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis won their elections in North …
  • Nevada State Elections Divisions Clarifies How Vote Status and Vote History Works in the Silver State
    November 6, 2020 9:26 pm
    Carson Now - Nevada
    Nevada Secretary of State's Office release The Nevada Secretary of State’s Elections Division provides various tools as a service to voters, such as the Registered Voter Services website and BallotTrax. Because the administration of elections in Nevada …
  • GOP lawmakers demand tracking data on NC absentee ballots
    November 6, 2020 7:00 pm
    WRAL 5 - North Carolina
    Raleigh, N.C. — Republican lawmakers on Friday demanded that state elections officials release data on absentee ballots that remain outstanding, which they believe will show President Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis won their elections in North …
  • Was there a mistake with your mail-in ballot? You can still fix it with a 'cure'
    November 6, 2020 4:21 am
    ABC11 - North Carolina
    RALEIGH (WTVD) -- You've maybe got mail, or an email, and if you get it from the county board of elections, you should treat it the same way you would as a COVID-19 contact tracer. "In the times we're in, more people utilized vote by mail than …
  • Election officials answer questions regarding ballot status of Carson City voters
    November 6, 2020 2:22 am
    Carson Now - Nevada
    Some Carson City voters are experiencing issues with an update on whether or not their ballots have been counted, but it’s an issue with data entry, not with the actual counting of ballots, according to the Carson City Clerk’s Office and the Secretary of …
  • BallotTrax Releases National Data on the Impact of Mail-In Voting on the 2020 Presidential Election
    November 5, 2020 8:56 pm
    EIN Presswire
    Data shows a greater than 20% increase in voter turnout for voters using BallotTrax DENVER, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BallotTrax, the world’s first complete mail ballot locator and notification system, today released the national data as it …
  • Bay Area Registrars Praise Early Voting For Making Election Day Smoother
    November 5, 2020 9:22 am
    CBS News Bay Area - California
    (CBS SF) — It’s safe to say Bay Area voting officials like early voting. While ballots were still being counted the day after Election Day, experts said more people voted in California in the 2020 election than ever. Much of that has to do with the COVID- …
  • Ballots due in drop box by 8 p.m.
    November 4, 2020 2:03 am
    News Register - Oregon
    For your vote to count in the 2020 election, your ballot must be in a Yamhill County ballot drop box by 8 p.m. tonight. It is too late to mail ballots. Ballots may be tracked at yamhillcounty.ballottrax.net/voter/. The system will notify …
  • Was my vote counted? A state-by-state guide to tracking your absentee ballot
    November 3, 2020 6:30 pm
    Fox News
    Officials push back on President Trump’s claims of voter fraud as untrue Voting by mail has been extremely popular among Americans participating in the 2020 presidential election this year. More than 64 million absentee ballots have been cast as of Tuesday …
  • In Carson City, the place to vote in-person today is at the Community Center
    November 3, 2020 5:37 pm
    Carson Now - Nevada
    Today is Election Day. In person voting can be done at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Carson City Courthouse is not a polling location for the general election. Ballots sent to voters can be dropped off …
  • What to expect now that Election Day is here
    November 3, 2020 8:04 am
    Bakersfield Californian
    Election Day has arrived, though that doesn't mean we will necessarily know the outcome of Tuesday's long-awaited vote right away. Here is some information about how to vote and what to expect once polling places close at 8 p.m. in California. The …
  • 99 Vote Centers Open in Santa Clara County for Early Voting
    November 2, 2020 11:12 pm
    San Jose Inside - California
    Santa Clara County voters can now cast their ballots in person at 99 vote centers across the county through Election Day on Nov. 3. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, face masks will be required at all vote centers. Those who are unable to wear a face mask can …
  • Detroit Elections Department Issues Reminders Regarding Absentee Ballots For Nov. 3 Election
    November 2, 2020 6:33 pm
    Michigan Chronicle
    Department Hotline Open to Assist Voters Detroit Department of Elections officials issued a number of reminders to voters regarding the November 3 Presidential Election, including a request for voters to drop off their absentee ballots rather than mailing …
  • Vote Early, Vote Now
    November 2, 2020 6:33 pm
    Michigan Chronicle
    November 3 is Election Day. Citizens across the state and the nation are paying close attention to this year’s unprecedented election. Up for grabs is the position of president as well as many other national, state and local positions. However, due to the …
  • GUEST COLUMN:We must ensure fair and safe elections
    November 2, 2020 12:39 pm
    The Gazette - Colorado
    Colorado’s election process is widely praised as the gold standard and tops in the nation. We maintain accurate voter lists, require bipartisan judges and video surveillance, established the nation’s first full risk limiting audit, and provide multiple and …
  • How do I track my ballot if I voted by mail? We tell you how for every state - CNET
    November 2, 2020 11:42 am
    Cnet
    We'll show you how to keep track of your mail-in ballot online. James Martin/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET's coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Election Day is Tuesday, and almost one-third of the entire of America…
  • SF Store Owner Sees Thief Break Into Mailbox, Discards at Least One Ballot
    November 2, 2020 1:49 am
    SFist - California
    The owner of Reliance Market at 20th and Castro streets in San Francisco witnessed every mail-in-ballot-casting voter’s worst nightmare this past Friday: a local mailbox being broken into and purged of ballots. As reported by ABC7, the owner of Reliance …
  • How to check to see if your mail-in vote was received and counted
    October 31, 2020 9:25 pm
    Kim Komando
    There are record numbers of early votes and votes by mail, and some analysts believe this could lead to votes being counted beyond Election Day. As confusing as this sounds, you can actually track your ballot and election results online without too much …
  • Over 57 million people have voted by mail. How do I track my ballot? Info for every state - CNET
    October 31, 2020 4:43 pm
    Cnet
    You can keep track of your mail-in ballot online. James Martin/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET's coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Election Day on Nov. 3 is just three days away, but millions of Americans have already …
  • What you need to know as Election Day 2020 approaches
    October 31, 2020 7:14 am
    Bakersfield Californian
    Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, is fast approaching. Here are some need-to-know items entering this weekend and early next week as we approach the 2020 election: Voters who still need assistance with voting, or who just want to drop off their mail ballot in …
  • Don’t fall for these scare tactics that try to keep you from voting
    October 31, 2020 1:46 am
    Kim Komando
    The 2020 election is less than a week away, and voters are already reporting unusual activity both on and offline. Between robocalls, scams and foreign disinformation, there are plenty of reasons to stay vigilant as we make our way towards Election Day. …
  • Expert Answers to 8 Questions You May Have About Voting in Colorado
    October 30, 2020 2:21 pm
    303 Magazine - Colorado
    With only a few days until the election – some of you may still have questions about the voting process. That’s why we spoke with a non-partisan organization – Just Vote Colorado (JVC), a consortium aiming to protect the American vote – to narrow down the …
  • How do I track my ballot if I voted by mail?
    October 30, 2020 12:45 am
    Carolina Public Press
    North Carolina offers an online system, BallotTrax, where voters can trace the progress of their ballot. Enter your name, date of birth and zip code to see if your ballot has been mailed to you, is in the mail back to be cast, or has been received by the …
  • Bay Area Voters Cast Two Million Ballots Ahead of Election Day
    October 29, 2020 10:47 pm
    San Jose Inside - California
    With about a week to go until Election Day, nearly 2 million residents from the Bay Area’s nine counties have already voted. With this year’s Covid-19 pandemic making in-person voting more problematic than in other years, California sent mail-in ballots to …
  • Congresswoman Bass Talks Voter Safety in Virtual Town Hall; Everything you need to know about casting your ballot for the 2020 election.
    October 29, 2020 10:27 pm
    L.A. Watts Times
    Published on Thursday, 29 October 2020 16:11 Written by Kimberlee Buck Hayes October 29, 2020 By Kimberlee Buck Hayes Contributing Writer   According to KCRW, more than 5 million Californians cast their ballot for the 2020 U.S. presidential election, and …
  • How to track your ballot in Oregon: What you need to know
    October 29, 2020 10:01 pm
    KOIN 6 - Oregon
    Checking your ballot status in Oregon can be accomplished in a couple easy steps by: Danny Peterson Posted: Oct 29, 2020 / 01:19 PM PDT / Updated: Oct 29, 2020 / 02:35 PM PDT PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregon votes by mail, which is convenient for …
  • Over 75 million people have voted early. Here's how you can track your ballot online - CNET
    October 28, 2020 10:33 pm
    Cnet
    You can keep track of your mail-in ballot online. James Martin/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET's coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Early voting is just one out of several options this year as we move toward the 2020 …
  • Over 69 million people have voted by mail. Here's how you can track your ballot online - CNET
    October 28, 2020 6:16 am
    Cnet
    You can keep track of your mail-in ballot online. James Martin/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET's coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Early voting has been a trend among millions of Americans this year ahead of the 2020 …
  • Why the legal fight over NC absentee ballots is a big deal
    October 28, 2020 2:33 am
    Carolina Public Press
    For weeks, courts in North Carolina have parsed arguments about how long the U.S. Postal Service should have to deliver ballots mailed by Election Day — three days or nine. On Thursday, that question landed before the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices’ …
  • Raleigh woman's absentee ballot never arrived, yet records show she voted
    October 28, 2020 1:21 am
    WRAL 5 - North Carolina
    By Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer/5 on Your Side reporter Raleigh, N.C. — After the absentee ballot that a Raleigh woman requested never showed up, she went to an early voting site but was told she’d already voted. So, Suzy Bryant cast a …
  • Re: Do You Know Where Your Ballot Is?
    October 27, 2020 11:51 pm
    North Coast Journal - California
    For the first time, Californians can track their mail-in ballots from the point they’re printed to the moment they’re accepted by their county elections office. Ballot tracking, now available in parts or all of a dozen states, has become a particularly …
  • USPS works hand-in-hand with election officials to ensure every vote is counted
    October 27, 2020 11:12 pm
    Fox 21 News - Colorado
    EL PASO COUNTY– The El Paso County Clerk & Recorder’s Office and the United States Postal Service, are working hand-in-hand to ensure all ballots are safely transported to be counted. With less than a week away from Election Day, the Clerk and Recorder …
  • Here’s How To Check If Your Vote Was Counted
    October 27, 2020 6:43 am
    HuffPost
    smartboy10 via Getty Images Most Americans have options for checking their mail-in ballot status in the 2020 election.Once you vote in the 2020 presidential election, how do you check to make sure your ballot has been counted? This answer varies depending …
  • Count the vote: Secretary of State's Office talks rejected ballots, absentee tracker
    October 27, 2020 5:11 am
    WRBL 3 - Georgia
    GEORGIA (WRBL) – This is the last week of early voting in Georgia, with Friday the last day to cast your ballot early. Brad Raffensperger, the Secretary of State, says Georgia has seen record turnouts this election, with nearly three million people who …
  • St. Charles County shares the process of receiving mailed-in absentee ballots
    October 27, 2020 2:44 am
    KTVI - Missouri
    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – With record numbers of absentee ballots being mailed in, FOX 2/KPLR 11 took a closer look at what happens when your ballot gets to a county’s election headquarters. The mailed-in absentee and early voting ballots in St. …
  • Election 2020: If You're Mailing That Mail-In Ballot, Today's the Day
    October 27, 2020 2:36 am
    Westword - Colorado
    Planning to return your Colorado ballot by mail? According to the Colorado Secretary of State's Office, today, October 26, is the last day that you should use the U.S. Postal Service, if you want to make sure that your ballot arrives in time to be …
  • How To Track Your Mail Ballot In All 50 States
    October 26, 2020 2:37 pm
    National Memo
    The expansion of voting by mail this year as part of states' efforts to make the election process safer during the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to early voting records being shattered across the country. As of late last week, over 57 million …
  • Reader: Colorado's Been Doing Mail-in Voting for Years Without Problems
    October 25, 2020 10:12 pm
    Westword - Colorado
    Even before Donald Trump was elected president, he complained that Colorado's voting process was "rigged." But since the state went to an all-mail voting system in 2014, there has been no proof of rigging. In fact, back in 2017, Colorado …
  • Early Voting information for Satuday 10/23 and Sunday 10/24
    October 23, 2020 10:29 pm
    Connect Savannah - Georgia
    Early voting continues this weekend at the Chatham Board of Elections main office and at the Civic Center: SATURDAY OCTOBER 24th EARLY VOTING Main Office - 1117 Eisenhower Dr, Suite F, from 9am-4pm Civic Center - 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., from 9am-4pm SUNDAY …
  • Some Michigan Voters Are Still Waiting For Absentee Ballots
    October 23, 2020 4:33 am
    CBS 62 Detroit - Michigan
    (CNN) — With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, many voters around the country have still not received their mail-in ballots. Printing errors, mail delivery delays and the sheer volume of requests have left many states across the country …
  • Election 2020: More of Your (Non-Issue) Voting Questions Answered
    October 23, 2020 3:16 am
    Westword - Colorado
    Close to 1.3 million Coloradans have voted so far, but others are stymied by questions involving not just who and what to vote for, but how to vote. As the November 3 election draws closer, we're collecting your questions and searching for answers. …
  • NC returns of mail-In ballots vastly outpacing 2016
    October 22, 2020 1:13 pm
    WRAL 5 - North Carolina
    By Luke Shealy, WRAL contributor Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina voters continue to fill pollling places and their mailboxes. Over 2.1 million NC residents have already cast a vote in the 2020 election. Voting by absentee ballot has become increasingly …
  • Early voters flock to polls
    October 22, 2020 2:49 am
    Boulder City Review - Nevada
    Tens of thousands of people in Clark County have already participated in early voting with more than 3,000 casting their votes in Boulder City. Early voting took place at City Hall from Oct. 17-20. On the first day, the line of people waiting wound to the …
  • Virtual gala to benefit National Mill Dog Rescue
    October 21, 2020 3:31 pm
    Fox 21 News - Colorado
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- By Tuesday, October 20, more than 920,000 Coloradans had already cast their ballots ahead of the 2020 elections. If you're one of them, there are simple measures you can take to track your ballot online. You will be required …
  • Follow these steps to track your mail-in ballot in Colorado
    October 21, 2020 12:27 am
    Fox 21 News - Colorado
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — By Tuesday, October 20, more than 920,000 Coloradans had already cast their ballots ahead of the 2020 elections. If you’re one of them, there are simple measures you can take to track your ballot online. You will be required to …
  • Yes, You Can Vote With A Student ID – Your Election 2020 Questions, Answered Here
    October 20, 2020 10:22 pm
    WMFE - Florida
    The State We’re In knows some voters may be confused by voting by mail, early voting, or the long list of candidates and amendments on the ballot. We’ve been asking you to share your questions the past few weeks, and we’re starting to answer them here. …
  • Early in-person voting begins statewide today
    October 20, 2020 1:34 am
    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor - Colorado
    Special to the Surveyor Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) across Colorado are now open statewide for the November 3 General Election, enabling Coloradans to vote or drop off their ballots in-person.  Already early voting in the state has been …
  • Fire inside official ballot drop box under arson investigation
    October 19, 2020 8:47 pm
    Fox 5 - California
    by: Kristina Bravo and additional reporting by Nancy Fontan and Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Oct 19, 2020 / 12:21 PM PDT / Updated: Oct 19, 2020 / 12:21 PM PDT BALDWIN PARK, Calif. (KTLA) — Authorities are investigating a fire that ignited inside …
  • Fire that ignited inside official ballot drop box at Baldwin Park Library under investigation
    October 19, 2020 5:21 pm
    KTLA - California
    Authorities are investigating a fire that ignited inside an official ballot drop box outside the Baldwin Park Library on Sunday night. Crews responded to 4181 Baldwin Park Blvd. at around 8 p.m. to find the fire, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said …
  • Strong early voter turnout in El Dorado County
    October 17, 2020 2:12 am
    South Tahoe Now - California
    EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. - Of the 133,251 registered voters in El Dorado County, 30,886, or 23 percent, have already turned in their ballots. The elections department does not have data from the 2016 election at the same point in time. That election had 97 …
  • Carson City’s Early Voting begins tomorrow, Saturday Oct. 17
    October 17, 2020 1:27 am
    Carson Now - Nevada
    Event Date:  Repeats every day until Fri Oct 30 2020 . October 17, 2020 (All day) October 18, 2020 (All day) October 19, 2020 (All day) October 20, 2020 (All day) October 21, 2020 (All day) October 22, 2020 (All day) October 23, 2020 (All day) October 24, …
  • "Your ballot has been spoiled:" Early voters receive unsettling text message
    October 16, 2020 9:32 pm
    WRAL 5 - North Carolina
    By Lora Lavigne, WRAL reporter Durham, N.C. — Although voting by mail has been under scrutiny for months, more than a million people in North Carolina have asked for mail-in ballots. Now, many locals are asking the same question the President himself has …
  • Federal judge scolds NC election board, won’t block state court settlement
    October 15, 2020 9:14 pm
    Carolina Public Press
    North Carolina’s Republican legislative leaders pledged to take the fight over absentee-by-mail voting to the Supreme Court of the United States after a lower federal court denied their lawsuit on Wednesday evening and partially granted their argument in …
  • DuPage clerk: Don't procrastinate when it comes to mail-in voting
    October 15, 2020 7:16 pm
    Daily Herald - Illinois
    DuPage County Clerk Jean Kaczmarek is urging voters to apply this week if they want to cast their ballots by mail for the Nov. 3 election. The deadline to submit a mail-in ballot application is Oct. 29, though election authorities and state leaders have …
  • GUEST COLUMN: Colorado's election system is up for the challenge
    October 15, 2020 12:54 pm
    The Gazette - Colorado
    Colorado’s election system is the envy of the nation and is touted as the gold standard. Since being established in 2013, we have conducted 12 elections, using this model of voting including one election (June Primary) in the middle of a pandemic — safely …
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Ken Cuccinelli in Mt. Juliet delivers ballot security message
    October 14, 2020 11:52 pm
    The Tennessean
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Acting Deputy Secretary delivered a message in Mt. Juliet Wednesday about ballot security for the presidential election amid concerns about voter fraud. Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli observed the first …
  • DuPage mail-in ballot voters: Apply this week
    October 14, 2020 7:09 pm
    Positively Naperville - Illinois
    DuPage County Clerk’s Office Report DuPage County Clerk Jean Kaczmarek urges voters who intend to vote by mail in the 2020 Presidential Election to apply to the Clerk’s office this week. “I strongly advise anyone who intends to vote by mail but hasn’t …
  • Voting FAQs
    October 14, 2020 4:18 pm
    Mountain Xpress - North Carolina
    2020 General Voter Guide In addition to our comprehensive coverage of contested local races in Buncombe County, Mountain Xpress hopes to clear up some frequently asked questions about the process of voting in 2020’s general election. Below, you’ll find …
  • Early voting starts Oct. 15
    October 14, 2020 3:15 pm
    The Smoky Mountain News - North Carolina
    Early voting runs from Thursday, Oct. 15 through Oct. 31. Early voting sites in The Smoky Mountain News coverage area will include: Haywood County • Clyde Municipal Building, 8437 Carolina Blvd., Clyde • Haywood County Senior Resource Center, 81 Elmwood …
  • Absentee ballot requests hit record as early voting kicks off
    October 14, 2020 10:30 am
    WJBF 6 - Georgia
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Some people are choosing to beat the long lines in this election and opting to vote by absentee ballot instead. This presidential election voters set a record for absentee ballot requests. And there are various ways to submit that …
  • Some Franklin Co. voters should be able to start tracking ballot Wednesday
    October 14, 2020 3:37 am
    NBC4i - Ohio
    COLUMBUS (WCMH) — According to the Franklin County Board of Elections, some voters who returned their absentee ballots will begin seeing updates on the county’s ballot tracking website Wednesday. As Franklin County voters returned their ballots to the drop …
  • Eagerly awaited election ballots to hit El Paso County mailboxes Friday
    October 7, 2020 7:21 pm
    The Gazette - Colorado
    The wait for those eager to vote in this year's election is nearly over: ballots for the Nov. 3 General Election will be mailed Friday, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman said. Roughly 425,000 ballots are ready to go out to about 178,000 …
  • Common mistakes to avoid when voting absentee
    October 1, 2020 12:33 am
    WWAY - North Carolina
    BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Nearly 20,000 absentee ballots requested and almost 7,500 ballots returned and approved in Brunswick County with two weeks away from the beginning of early voting. Brunswick County Board of Elections Director Sara Knotts says …
  • In NC, consequences of Postal Service slowdown extend beyond the mailbox
    September 29, 2020 9:01 pm
    WRAL 5 - North Carolina
    By NC Watchdog Reporting Network By the time headlines across the country began to detail concerns over the U.S. Postal Service, Brunswick County resident Robert Brunson had already suffered the consequences. A diabetic, Brunson regularly ordered his …
  • Where’s my vote? Tracking ID guarantees that your mail-in ballot is counted in the 2020 election
    September 28, 2020 11:05 am
    MarketWatch
    Americans have been able to vote by mail since the Civil War, and they’ve trusted that a mailed-in ballot would be counted — and counted correctly. Now the coronavirus pandemic is driving many questions around the November 2020 elections, and one of the …
  • Georgians can now get alerts about their absentee ballot
    September 27, 2020 4:26 pm
    The Washington Times
    ATLANTA (AP) - Georgians who choose to vote by mail are getting another way to keep track of their ballot throughout the process. BallotTrax, a service launched in Georgia on Friday, will allow voters to receive text messages, phone calls or emails about …
  • Voting begins today in the suburbs: What you need to know
    September 24, 2020 9:32 pm
    Daily Herald - Illinois
    As voting begins around the suburbs today, election officials hope one message rises above the political din over the presidential election: Don't procrastinate. Vote-by-mail applications have flooded county clerk's offices as voters take advantage …
  • More than One Quarter of all U.S. States to Provide Mail-In Ballot Tracking, Giving Voters Confidence Their Vote is Tabulated in Upcoming 2020 Presidential Election
    September 10, 2020 2:30 pm
    EIN Presswire
    DENVER, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BallotTrax, the world’s first complete mail ballot locator and notification system, today announced that it will be used to track ballots in hundreds of counties across more than one quarter of U.S. states, …