early voting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texans have already cast more ballots in the presidential election than they did during all of 2016, an unprecedented surge of early voting in a state that was once the country’s most reliably Republican, but may now be drifting toward battleground status. More than 9 million ballots have been cast as […]

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — They came by the thousands to vote early, descendants of slaves, children of the civil rights era and other Georgians standing in line for hours when all could have been somewhere else. Yet in a year when issues including prejudice, racial justice and voter suppression are at the forefront, the Black […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Long lines of people eager to cast ballots formed as early in-person voting began in Georgia on Monday, and problems soon developed in the state’s most populous county. Election officials in Fulton County were aware of an issue with the electronic pollbooks used to check voters in at State Farm Arena, where […]

The general election is on Tuesday, November 3rd, but 39 states as well as the District of Columbia offer voters the option of casting ballots in advance of the general election. With the current political climate amidst a national pandemic due to COVID-19, it may be in your best interest to vote sooner rather than […]

I have so many things I wanna talk with you about. I wanna break down Eric Reid’s heated on the field confrontation with Michael Jenkins this past Sunday – which ended with Reid needing to be pulled away from Jenkins – who he later called a sellout in his post-game interview. I wanna break down […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of Americans have voted ahead of Election Day, driven by soaring turnout from Latino voters. That could be good news for Hillary Clinton. At least 46.27 million people have cast ballots by early voting — by mail or at polling stations, according to Associated Press data, surpassing the level […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters. A new Associated Press-GfK poll released Wednesday finds that Clinton has grabbed significant advantages over her Republican rival with just […]

The United States Supreme Court upheld Texas’ voter ID law. As a result of the ruling, 600,000 registered voters, mostly Black and Hispanic, may be disenfranchised…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say stay away from red states. Vladimir Putin says mitts off Ukraine. But “Don’t touch my girlfriend?” Not the usual admonition heard by President Barack Obama. Let’s be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot Monday in Chicago. A young woman, Aia Cooper, was voting […]

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has decided not to certify 40,000 voter registrations. As a result of his actions, Kemp has been sued by…

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s Republican governor and GOP lawmakers are vowing to fight a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department challenging the state’s tough new elections law on the grounds it disproportionately impacts minority voters. Gov. Pat McCrory says the federal complaint filed Monday is an overreach and without merit. McCrory says […]

That said, in Ohio, the courts recently reinstated the process of early voting after it had been taken away by Republicans. This potentially affected millions given that roughly 1.7 million ballots in Ohio came in before Election Day in 2008.       Critical to the President’s historic victory in 2008 was early voting in states […]