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Extend Florida deadline to fix mail-in ballots

TALLAHASSEE — A multitude of voting rights organizations are urging Gov. Ron DeSantis and Secretary of State Cord Byrd to extend the deadline for Florida voters to fix issues with thousands of mail-in or provisional ballots. The call comes as Tropical Storm Nicole barrels toward the state, projected to become a hurricane before making landfall late Wednesday […]

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More than 3,400 mail-in ballots in Philadelphia at risk of rejection | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Election officials in Philadelphia on Saturday said more than 3,400 mail-in ballots risk being rejected because of incorrect information, missing dates or missing secrecy envelopes. Philadelphia City Commissioners’ Chairwoman Lisa Deeley released the affected voters’ names and urged them to take immediate steps to get replacement ballots. Officials say the numbers of at-risk […]

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Italian expats report irregularities with mail-in ballots

This article is an on-site version of our Europe Express newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday and Saturday morning Good morning and welcome to Europe Express. Estonia may be leading the way in terms of allowing its citizens to vote online but Italy is still firmly […]

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Starbucks asks labor board to suspend mail-in ballot union elections, alleging misconduct in voting process

Starbucks Workers United t-shirts hang outside while unionized workers strike for unfair labor practices outside a Starbucks location on 874 Commonwealth Avenue in the Brookline neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, US, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Scott Brauer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Starbucks is asking the federal labor board to suspend all mail-in ballot union […]

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Texas Senate passes bill to ban mail-in ballot drop boxes and drive-thru voting

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 7 early Thursday morning after a 7-hour debate. The bill, if approved in the Texas House and signed into law, would ban mail-in ballot drop boxes and most drive-thru voting. Republicans say it “ensures election integrity.” Democrats say it’s voter suppression and makes it harder for […]