New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill expanding felon voting rights on Tuesday, according to the state legislature, allowing for people on parole in the state to be eligible to vote as soon as they leave prison.
Last Thursday the Oklahoma State Election board carried out routine voter list maintenance for voter registrations. The process occurs every other year, and removed 4,034 duplicate registrations and 110,973 inactive voter registrations.
Senate Bill 7 would create new restrictions on early voting, how voters can receive applications to vote by mail and the distribution of polling places in diverse, urban counties. Here's our breakdown of the proposed changes.
Mississippi is in the minority of states — less than 10 — where voting rights are not automatically restored for people convicted of felonies either after they complete their sentence or at some point after completing parole or probation.
AUGUSTA (WGME)-- While some Republican-controlled states are trying to tighten voting laws, Maine lawmakers want more people voting. Four visually-impaired Mainers sue for right to have accessible absentee ballots.
A poll conducted by the University of Georgia shows split opinions among Georgia voters over the state's new voting law, with Republicans generally in support and Democrats opposed. Voters were divided over absentee ID requirements, ballot drop boxes and absentee ballot request deadlines.