"

Tag Archives: Elections

Virginia Election: Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor’s race

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin

Republican Glenn Youngkin has won the Virginia governor’s race, defeating Democrat Terry McAuliffe, and snapping a losing streak for GOP statewide candidates in the commonwealth. The Associated Press projected Youngkin as the race winner after midnight. “Together, we will change the trajectory of this commonwealth,” Youngkin told a crowd of …

Read More »

Key races to watch in November 2 elections

In Virginia, polling shows Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin in a tight race that’s focused on abortion and schools. Also worth watching: November elections in Atlanta, Boston, Minneapolis, New Jersey and more. Terri Rupar Originally published by The 19th The year after a presidential contest is not a big one …

Read More »

Wisconsin Governor Vetoes Restrictive Absentee Ballot Bills

Gov. Tony Evers

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Tuesday vetoed four restrictive absentee ballot bills passed by the Republican Legislature. The Democratic Governor also told two counties in the state not to comply with the Republican head of the Assembly elections committee’s subpoenas to hand over ballots and voting equipment. Republicans do not …

Read More »

Maine Is Expanding Access To Voting In The State

Maine State House

While other states are passing bills to restrict voting access, Maine is expanding access to voting. “Voting is the cornerstone of democracy,” Zachary Heiden, Chief Counsel at ACLU of Maine, said. “This year, at least 17 states have rolled back voting rights, and the Supreme Court continues to undermine the …

Read More »

Michigan Republicans Seek Election Law Changes After 2020 Losses

On Wednesday, Michigan Senate Republicans unveiled 39 wide-ranging bills to alter state election laws. The bills target areas like absentee ballots and voter qualifications, which were the focus of former President Donald Trump’s campaign to overturn his 2020 defeat. Trump lost Michigan by 3 percentage points or 154,000 votes, but the effort …

Read More »