A campaign mailer by the Florida governor's re-election campaign is prompting complaints from county election officials because it suggests that voters return vote-by-mail ballots - even though they won't be mailed until this week.Full Story »
UC-Irvine's Rick Hasen has a fantastic piece over at Slate setting the scene for the next round of "voting wars" litigation now reaching the U.S. Supreme Court. Says he: "We ignore what's coming at our peril."
California's Secretary of State candidates are vying for the opportunity to serve in a high-visibility job with a long, long to-do list that covers the entire landscape of election policy issues from voter registration to voting machines - and the money to fund it all.
This week's electionlineWeekly takes on the considerable task of compiling the latest news on the various pre-election lawsuits underway across the country. As electionline's Mindy Moretti says, there are still several legal shoes yet to drop.
The 6th Circuit's opinion upholding the expansion of early voting in Ohio tees up a conflict with other courts on the technical but vitally important question of retrogression - in particular, the baseline for comparison when considering Voting Rights Act complaints.