The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Leon Neisius is ready to follow Donald Trump’s call to sign up as a polling place monitor.Source: Trump backers walking shaky legal line in monitoring voters
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
GRAHAM — The Alamance County Board of Elections will recalibrate the voting machines at the Graham early voting site after a second-hand, anonymous complaint.Source: Complaint spurs voter machine recalibration
WASHINGTON—Republican and Democratic camps are gearing up for the possibility of heated legal battles on Election Day, preparations that have taken on additional urgency following GOP nominee Donald Trump’s charges that the election will be rigged against him. Mr.Source: Campaigns Brace for Election-Day Legal Battles
Fewer than half of Americans are very confident that their vote for president will be counted correctly — and most say their ballot will not matter anyway because the political process is so dominated by corporate interests. These are among the results of a P.R.R.I.Source: Voters Fear Their Ballot Won’t Count, Poll Shows
FEC complaints filed by a conservative group take aim at the DCCC's strategy of cost-sharing with candidates on Trump ads. | Getty The FEC complaints center on some of the growing number of Democratic TV ads linking Republican House candidates to Donald Trump.Source: Complaints allege House Democrats’ Trump ads break campaign finance law
MADISON, Wis. — It seemed a clear victory for voting rights advocates in July when a federal court invalidated much of Wisconsin’s restrictive elections law, concluding that it discriminated against minorities by requiring voters to produce photo ID cards that blacks and Latinos too often lack.Source: Voter ID Laws Lost in Court. Why Can’t These Voters Vote?
Only 17 days remain until the U.S. presidential election, and Robert Kuniegel believes Donald Trump is poised to win a landslide victory. Only one thing stands in Mr. Trump’s way, he says – rampant voter fraud. So, on Nov. 8, Mr. Kuniegel will travel from his home near Scranton, Pa.Source: Election-rigging rhetoric hints at Trump's post-election plans Add to ...