GovBeat: election

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014

15 ways to make voting easier

Common-sense solutions from the bipartisan commission on election administration.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election administration, elections, newsletter, States

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Ohio could tackle economic, gun and election policies

Ohio’s legislature has a lot on its plate this year.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:58 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Campaigns and Elections, election, election law, election reform, elections, Gun, gun rights, income tax, Ohio, session preview, tax, taxes

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/31/2013

Scott Walker’s low ceiling, high floor

The Wisconsin governor has as many detractors as fans. That will complicate his re-election bid.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign, Campaigns and Elections, election, Ohio, poll, Scott Walker, voting, wisconsin

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Justice Dept. will sue North Carolina over voting bill

The Justice Department will announce Monday it is suing North Carolina over a sweeping election reform bill.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:14 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election law, North Carolina, voting rights, Voting Wars

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 09/17/2013

N.C. voters don’t know much about new state election law

Only about a quarter of North Carolina voters say they’ve heard a lot about a sweeping bill that alters state elections law, according to a new survey.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:11 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaigns and Elections, election reform, North Carolina, States, voter id, voting

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Arizona election reform bill likely to be on 2014 ballot

Voters will get to weigh in on a new Arizona law that reforms election rules next year.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:33 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, ballot access, campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, election reform, elections, States, voting rights