Voter registration

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Senator wants to expand access to online voter registration

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says people across the country should be able use their computers, smartphones or electronic tablets to register to vote. The New York Democrat is announcing legislation that would force […]


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Must voters have to prove citizenship to register?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seem conflicted on whether they think states can force people to prove their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote.


Pa. detective: Prankster registered as ‘Obama’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania detective is trying to figure out how a prankster was able to fill out a 2008 voter registration card signed “Barack H. Obama.”


Provisional ballots could be critical

(AP) – One more thing to add to the list of potential nightmare scenarios if the presidential election is extremely close: Provisional ballots that aren’t counted for days or weeks. Voters cast provisional ballots for […]


Calif. voter registration site draws 1 million

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s new voter registration site drew more than 1 million users this fall and helped at least 380,000 voters sign up for the first time. The secretary of state’s office announced […]


Last day to register to vote! List of locations here

Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election, and Los Angeles County registrar workers will be staffing registration tables at more than a dozen locations to encourage people […]


Voting hotline gave wrong registration deadline

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California voting officials say they have fixed a glitch that caused a hotline to give some callers the wrong voter-registration deadline. Some callers to the state’s 1-800-345-VOTE line on Monday heard […]


Court will hear Ariz. case on voter registration

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will take up an appeal from Arizona over its requirement that people prove they are American citizens before registering to vote. The justices on Monday said they will review […]


Voters turn to smartphones during this election (audio)

A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project highlights an electorate increasingly reliant on mobile devices to find and exchange campaign information, and fact-check presidential candidates. According to Pew’s findings, 88 percent of […]


National tribal group aims to register more voters

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A national tribal advocacy group is planning a week of voter education and registration events in more than 130 communities across Indian Country in an effort to boost turnout in November. […]




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