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Noncitizens allowed to vote in some local elections, spurring backlash from GOP

BY: - March 14, 2023

A few cities and towns around the U.S. are letting noncitizens vote in local elections, and more could follow. In response, Republicans see a chance to turn opposition to noncitizen voting into a national rallying cry. On March 14, Washington, D.C., became the latest city to approve noncitizen voting, when a bill allowing the District’s […]

A Stop The Steal sign is posted inside of the U.S. Capitol after a pro-Trump mob broke into the building on Jan. 6, 2021. Alabama, Indiana, South Dakota, and Wyoming all elected deniers in their secretary of state races in 2022. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

Five election deniers who control state voting systems

BY: - February 20, 2023

Americans concerned about the health of democracy breathed a sigh of relief when a pack of election deniers in 2022 lost their attempts to control voting in key battleground states — making it unlikely that a rogue state election official could subvert the 2024 presidential election. Candidates for secretary of state who denied the result […]