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Ohio GOP makes voting harder for elderly people, city dwellers, and military members

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a pair of laws Friday to cut the early voting period and limit the eligibility of absentee ballots. Democrats have promised court challenges to the laws, which eliminates the five-day “golden period” when residents could register to vote and cast early ballots on the same…

Election reformers doubt voting by mail is a solution to long wait times

In his State of the Union address, President Obama returned to a point he’d made on election night: The need to do something about long voting lines. Obama announced his plan for a commission to “improve the voting experience in America.” But often missing from discussions about how to make…

West Virginia sheriff falsified ballots in close election

CHARLESTON, W.V. (Reuters) – A West Virginia sheriff pleaded guilty to voter fraud in the state’s 2010 primary election including illegally filling in some absentee ballots out of fear he might lose a close election, authorities said on Monday. Lincoln County, West Virginia Sheriff Jerry Bowman admitted falsifying absentee ballots…

And So It Begins

Barack Obama “accidentally” listed as Barack Osama on some absentee ballots. How long until we start seeing sample ballots handed out to voters marked “Barack Hussein Osama”?…

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