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GOP Asks Supreme Court to Block Mail-In Voting Extension in Pennsylvania

Top leaders in Pennsylvania’s Republican Senate petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to block a major state court ruling that had extended the due dates for mail-in ballots for the Nov. 3 general election. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled on Sept. 17 that election…

The Election Is Already Under Way in America’s Courts

Although the election is not technically until November 3, election season is already well under way—most significantly in the dozens of election-litigation cases that are determining how people can vote, whether they can vote, and whether their votes will be counted. In the many cases…

The Coming Crisis of Legitimacy

In normal times, it would seem outlandish to worry that an American president might refuse to concede defeat upon losing his bid for reelection. This year it is not. Even though he won in 2016, Donald Trump falsely claimed that he was the victim of…

The Deadline That Could Hand Trump the Election

Many Americans know that counting all of the votes in this November’s presidential election is going to take extra time. Few people realize there’s a specific deadline by which states must finish. The 1887 Electoral Count Act seems like an obscure piece of political trivia.…

Iowa Sending Absentee Ballot Applications to Active Registered Voters

All active registered voters in Iowa, totalling about 2 million, will start receiving absentee ballot applications this weekend, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate’s office announced on Friday. The sending of the forms ahead of the November general election is part of efforts to encourage…

Judge Agrees With Trump Campaign, Voids 50,000 Absentee Ballot Requests in Iowa County

An Iowa judge ordered a local county auditor to invalidate 50,000 absentee ballot requests, agreeing with a Trump campaign argument that a local elections commissioner broke the law by pre-filling the applications with voters’ personal information. Judge Ian Thornhill ordered Linn County Auditor Joel Miller…

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