Hansi Lo Wang

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New 'Latino' and 'Middle Eastern or North African' checkboxes proposed for U.S. forms

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The Biden administration is proposing that the U.S. census and federal surveys change how Latinos are asked about their race and ethnicity and add a checkbox for "Middle Eastern or North African."

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The Supreme Court is weighing a theory that could upend elections. Here's how

Sunday, January 22, 2023

How federal elections are run across the U.S. could be upended if the Supreme Court adopts even a limited version of a once-fringe idea known as the "independent state legislature theory."

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The lame-duck Senate has a new bill to protect the census after Trump's interference

Friday, December 16, 2022

Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, has introduced a last-minute bill that could help protect the 2030 census and other counts from political interference. It's unlikely to move ahead.

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Arizona is set to finally make its election results official today

Monday, December 05, 2022

Arizona is set to certify its midterm election results after officials in a rural, Republican-controlled county risked more than 47,000 people's votes by missing a legal deadline to certify them.

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Arizona's Cochise County finally certifies its election results after a court order

Thursday, December 01, 2022

After a court order, officials in the GOP-controlled county certified midterm election results days after they missed the legal deadline and put more than 47,000 people's votes at risk.

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Counties in Arizona, Pennsylvania fail to certify election results by legal deadlines

Monday, November 28, 2022

Around 164,000 people's votes for the midterm elections are at risk after Arizona's Cochise County and Pennsylvania's Luzerne County failed to certify local results by their states' deadlines.

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Why elections are not over until the votes are certified

Monday, November 14, 2022

Even after vote counting ends, the midterms are not officially over until the results are certified. Election deniers who don't like the results may try to slow down or stop this step.

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Why mail voting laws may slow the count in some key swing states

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Some states, like Pennsylvania, may be slower to report election results because of laws that don't allow officials to start preparing mail ballots for counting until Election Day.

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Why 'undated' ballots have sparked a new election lawsuit in Pennsylvania

Saturday, November 05, 2022

A legal saga over mail-in ballots that arrive on time but in envelopes that are missing dates handwritten by voters could determine midterm results in the key swing state.

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A controversial election theory at the Supreme Court is tied to a disputed document

Thursday, November 03, 2022

The reliability of a document by one of the U.S. Constitution's framers has long been under serious doubt. North Carolina Republicans cited it in a case that could upend election laws.

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Who counts as Black in voting maps? Some GOP state officials want that narrowed

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Republican officials in Louisiana are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to set a narrower definition of "Black" for redistricting that excludes some Black people and could minimize their voting power.

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Stop thinking just about Election Day. We're in voting season now

Friday, September 23, 2022

Voting for the midterms has started in some states. With more people voting early and mailing in ballots, elections are increasingly less about Election Day and more about what happens weeks earlier.

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A bill to block census interference passed the House. Its Senate path is unclear

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The U.S. House has passed a bill that could help protect the 2030 census and other future head counts from political interference. But it's not clear how much support the bill has in the Senate.

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The midterm elections need workers. Teens, veterans and lawyers are stepping up

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Some election officials are sending the call out to high school students, veterans and lawyers to help staff the elections. But COVID and the political climate are making it harder to recruit.

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This conservative group helped push a disputed election theory

Friday, August 12, 2022

The Honest Elections Project, a group that advocates for more restrictive voting laws, has helped push a legal theory — now at the Supreme Court — that could radically reshape federal elections.

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Pennsylvania's mail-in voting law is upheld by the state's Supreme Court

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

All voters in the key swing state can continue casting ballots by mail now that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a law that was challenged by some GOP state lawmakers who helped pass it.

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Documents detail the secret strategy behind Trump's census citizenship question push

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Newly released documents confirm the Trump administration's push for a citizenship question was part of a bid to alter the census numbers used to divide up seats in Congress and the Electoral College.

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A new bill could help protect the census after Trump-era interference

Monday, July 11, 2022

After years of census meddling by former President Donald Trump's administration, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., has introduced a bill that could help protect future counts from interference.

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A Supreme Court decision could radically reshape presidential elections

Sunday, July 10, 2022

A new Supreme Court case could radically change congressional and presidential elections by giving broad, largely unchecked power to state legislators in deciding how those elections are run.

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The Supreme Court could radically reshape elections for president and Congress

Friday, July 01, 2022

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could give state legislatures a lot of unchecked power over the results of federal elections.

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