WASHINGTON — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures to supporters at her New Hampshire presidential primary campaign rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Hooksett, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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SALEM, Ore. — Gov. Kate Brown and Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins say more than 4,300 Oregonians have been registered to vote under a unique new Oregon law that's been dubbed "motor voter."
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials say hundreds of Michigan voters were mistakenly sent notices last month challenging their voter registration status.
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita mathematician who found statistical anomalies in 2014 election counts will dispute efforts by election officials to block her request to audit voting machine results because all voters should be sure that their votes will count, her lawyer said Wednesday.
Supporters say they want to make it harder to cheat at the polls.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Secretary of State Kris Kobach is pursuing three new criminal cases charging people with voting illegally in Kansas and another state in the same elections, including a man who said Monday that local prosecutors assured him they wouldn't file a case against him.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Seven members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa are suing North Dakota's chief elections officer, alleging the state's voter identification requirements are unconstitutional and "disproportionately burden and disenfranchise Native Americans."
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has no legal right to bar voters who use a federal form to register from casting ballots in local and state elections, a judge ruled Friday.
NAMPA, Idaho — To 92-year-old Jean Knutson, voting is a privilege and responsibility residents should participate in. She jokes about it pretty plainly — people shouldn't complain about who is in office if they didn't vote.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's new online voter registration system is already clocking in hundreds of visitors, despite criticism it doesn't reach every potential voter, state officials announced Monday.
Researchers thought the small signs would be found to be a waste of money by candidates.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri legislative leaders, backed by veto-proof majorities, will try again in 2016 to require voters to show photo identification at the polls, despite numerous failed attempts over the past decade.
SANTA FE, N.M. — After making a tearful plea for leniency, former New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail for siphoning money from her election account to fuel a gambling addiction in a case that has led to calls for an overhaul of the state's campa…
More than 130,000 Saudi women registered to vote this election cycle, compared to 1.35 million men.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Women across Saudi Arabia marked a historic milestone on Saturday, both voting and running as candidates in government elections for the first time, but just outside polling stations they waited for male drivers — a reminder of the limitations still firmly in place.
The case challenges the practice used in Texas and Arizona to create legislative districts using census population data.