Category: Elections

2016 State Election Dates and Deadlines

U.S. Based Domestic Voters State Election Date Voter Registration Absentee Ballot Request Absentee Ballot Return Early In-Person Voting Alabama Alabama State Primary Runoff Apr. 12 Mar. 28 Apr. 7 Hand delivered or postmarked by Apr. 11 No early voting in…





Texas Republicans Suppress the Vote of Women

On November 5, 2013 a controversial Texas photo ID law became effective. The law requires that names on both the identification card and the voter registration card be “substantially similar.” While that may sound like such a small thing, according…





Voter Registration, Early Voting and Polling Places

Voting laws and procedures vary widely from state-to-state and there have been many changes in the last two years. Sometimes, even counties and towns have their own rules for voting. To vote, according to the Federal Election Commission, you must: Be a…





Ten Things About Voting You Should Know

An Election Checklist for Voters Before And As They Vote Study the issues and candidates using nonpartisan resources:Make use of fact check organizations who seek to offset inaccurate, misleading, or false claims by politicians and partisan political groups. The League…