Florida law has failed to keep up with the growing popularity of mail-in voting, leaving candidates and campaigns free to manipulate voters — even to the point of helping them fill out their ballots, a Palm Beach Post investigation found. Read the article.
A federal judge in San Antonio last week rightly stopped a massive purge of Texas voting rolls, which invalidated the registration of many eligible voters and led to several lawsuits. Read the article.
The Senate on Friday approved a House-amended version of Senate Bill 5, which targets mail-in ballot fraud. But the altered bill repeals a nursing home voting law that passed with bipartisan support earlier this year. Read the article.
I was shocked to learn from my friend and colleague, Alan Vera, of the reversal and repeal of the nursing-home voting law (designed to prevent voter fraud) by the House during the current special session. Now, having read this article on the website for the Austin American-Statesman,Texas Two Step: House stiffens penalties for nursing home
Not all long-term care residents get to exercise their right to vote. Dozens of nursing homes have violated residents’ voting rights. Find out more using our Nursing Home Inspect database. Read the article.
Lucy Corrato, a 91-year-old former South Philadelphia resident, is a longtime, dedicated nonvoter. She arrived at St. Francis Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care in 2014 having deliberately avoided voting for decades. Read the story.
The congressional battle over the coronavirus relief bill is over. Efforts to federalize American elections, including by mandatory vote-by-mail and forced early voting, failed. Those who sought to preserve state control over elections won. Read the article