Wednesday, October 12, 2016

From ProPublica: Voting Has Started, and Electionland Is on the Case Much of the country will vote before Election Day. Starting this week, our Electionland project has begun looking for problems that prevent people from voting.

A look at how elections are being run across the country - early voting has started - with special emphasis on the problems that can arise.

- Click here for the article.

Here's a list of the problems they cite:

  • Long lines
  • Polling place location and staffing problems
  • Changed voting locations
  • Provisional/Affidavit ballot use
  • Enforcement of Voter-ID laws
  • Deceptive mailers/ads
  • Ballot design problems
  • Hacking
  • Voter impersonation

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