Ashley Lopez appears in the following:
Friday, November 11, 2022
One big reason: Arizona voters dropped off hundreds of thousands of mail ballots on Election Day. Now comes the arduous task of processing and tallying those ballots.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
About 27% of voters between the ages of 18-29 cast a ballot in the midterm election this year, according to an early estimate.
Friday, November 04, 2022
Mail ballot rejections spiked in the Texas state primaries in March. In the general election, the percentage of mail ballots that have so far been flagged for rejection has dropped.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
An estimated 2% of the U.S. voting age population is ineligible to cast a ballot due to a felony conviction. State-level felon disenfranchisement rates vary dramatically.
Friday, October 21, 2022
Latino voters are sought-after swing voters, and Democrats and Republicans are spending a lot to win them over. In states such as Texas, Latino voters could change the outcome of midterm elections.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an order extending early voting and mail ballot access for certain voters who were affected by Hurricane Ian ahead of elections this fall.
Thursday, October 06, 2022
Election officials in Florida say they are meeting a Thursday deadline to send out mail ballots, despite the hurricane. But in-person voting sites remain a concern.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Ballot rejections are often the result of relatively minor voter errors. That's why about half of states have a process in place to help voters fix their mail ballots if they do make a mistake.
Tuesday, September 06, 2022
Otero County's Couy Griffin, who was convicted of entering a restricted area during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, must be removed from office for his involvement in an insurrection, a judge ruled.
Saturday, August 27, 2022
Many of the individuals charged by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' new election crimes unit said they had no idea that with their felony convictions, they were unable to vote when they cast 2020 ballots.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
"Now the requirement is for reasonable access to potentially look at a vast number of signatures that our staff has found absolutely no trouble with," a top election official says.
Sunday, August 21, 2022
A combination of new election laws and congressional redistricting has made it harder for Black communities in Florida to organize and vote, activists say.
Friday, August 19, 2022
Black voters in Florida face new election laws — which a federal judge said continues a pattern of discriminatory provisions — and a new congressional map that broke up a prominent Black district.
Saturday, August 06, 2022
Donald Trump returns to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas on Saturday. Some attendees worry the controversy following him could be a liability in the next presidential campaign.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
A federal judge has struck down provisions in Texas' new law that set limits on how people can help voters cast their ballots.
Thursday, July 07, 2022
A sweeping critique on the tactical response to the May tragedy in Texas was released Wednesday.
Friday, July 01, 2022
The Christian Right's wins in the Supreme Court on abortion and prayer in school come at a time when a growing majority of Americans are strongly opposed to its views.
Friday, June 24, 2022
Texas Republicans recently adopted homophobic and transphobic language in their party platform, part of a larger trend of moves against LGBTQ rights by conservatives.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Cord Byrd, who was tapped by Gov. Ron DeSantis, has refused to say Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election and will be in charge of Florida's new election crimes unit.
Friday, May 27, 2022
Many questions remain about some of the most basic facts of the mass shooting in Texas. Primarily, why law enforcement took so long to stop the shooter. Authorities have given contradictory accounts.