Justice Dept. sues Arizona over requiring proof of citizenship to vote

Justice officials say the law flouts a 2013 Supreme Court ruling that struck down a similar attempt from Arizona to enact a proof-of-citizenship requirement.

By David Nakamura and Yvonne Wingett SanchezJuly 5, 2022

Gavin Newsom: 'Florida Freedom' | Campaign Ad 2022

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) appeals to residents of Florida to join "the fight" for freedom, which he says is under attack by Republicans in their state.

July 5, 2022

Trump cracks down on deceptive fundraising by others using his name

While being known for his own false and misleading emails, Trump faces armies of unaffiliated fundraisers who ape his message and sometimes threaten Republicans in Trump’s name.

By Michael Scherer and Josh DawseyJuly 4, 2022

Democracy advocates raise alarm after Supreme Court takes election case

The decision to consider “independent legislature theory” concerned voting rights advocates who say state lawmakers could twist the rules to favor their party.

By Colby Itkowitz and Isaac Stanley-BeckerJuly 1, 2022

Supreme Court to review state legislatures’ power in federal elections

The justices will look next term at a case from North Carolina, where Republicans want to restore a redistricting map rejected by the state’s supreme court.

By Robert BarnesJune 30, 2022

A ban, a lawsuit, an election: Abortion firestorm erupts in Wisconsin

Some already see signs of heightened Democratic energy in this battleground state that will help decide control of the Senate, including surges in donations.

By Hannah KnowlesJune 30, 2022

Which congressional district am I in?

Use this tool to find out what altered political boundaries after the 2020 Census mean for your representation in the U.S. House.

By Kevin Schaul and Garland PottsJune 29, 2022

Primaries: Mike Flood (R) is projected to win special House contest to replace Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)

New York, Illinois and Colorado choose their nominees for governor; Oklahoma decides on Senate nominees and House primaries in Illinois pit members against each other.

By John Wagner, Mariana Alfaro, Amy B Wang and Amber PhillipsJune 29, 2022

Election deniers in Colo. rejected in favor of more moderate Republicans

The Democratic and Republican nominating contests marked the first time Americans went to the polls since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

By Colby ItkowitzJune 28, 2022

Trump’s endorsements in the 2022 Republican primaries

The races present a real-time test of whether Trump’s influence on Republican voters is waning nearly two years after he lost the presidency.

By Youjin Shin, Courtney Beesch and Anu NarayanswamyJune 28, 2022

Mississippi primary runoff election results

Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Mississippi primary runoff elections from The Washington Post.

By Washington Post StaffJune 28, 2022

New York primary elections results

Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 New York primaries from The Washington Post.

By Washington Post StaffJune 28, 2022

Oklahoma primary elections results

Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Oklahoma primaries from The Washington Post.

By Washington Post StaffJune 28, 2022

Utah primary elections results

Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Utah primaries from The Washington Post.

By Washington Post StaffJune 28, 2022

South Carolina primary runoff election results

Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 South Carolina primary runoff elections from The Washington Post.

By Washington Post StaffJune 28, 2022

Colorado primary elections results

Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Colorado primaries from The Washington Post.

By Washington Post StaffJune 28, 2022

Illinois primary elections results

Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Illinois primaries from The Washington Post.

By Washington Post StaffJune 28, 2022

Pence leans in on abortion, as Trump, other potential 2024 candidates are more cautious

Former vice president Mike Pence says abortion should be banned nationwide and is planning behind the scenes to focus on the issue in the coming weeks, according to advisers.

By Hannah Knowles and Josh DawseyJune 27, 2022

They backed a Jan. 6 commission. Now, they face heat in GOP primaries.

The next test comes Tuesday, when five of the 35 House Republicans who voted for the commission will be on the ballot.

By Annie LinskeyJune 27, 2022

As Republicans celebrate end of Roe, Democrats vow revenge at polls

Democrats believe that by overturning Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court just handed them an issue to mobilize women voters in an otherwise difficult political climate.

By Colby Itkowitz, Leigh Ann Caldwell, Josh Dawsey and Annie LinskeyJune 24, 2022