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States create anti-propaganda programs

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, individual states are ramping up education efforts to counter the threat posed by foreign disinformation campaigns to US elections.

Florida House passes bill to make ex-felons pay before voting

The Republican-controlled Florida House passed a bill Wednesday that would restore voting rights for ex-felons on the condition that they first pay all fees, fines and court costs before they can head to the polls.

NH senator calls on 2020 Dems to support repeal of voter law

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, plans to send 2020 Democratic presidential candidates a letter Monday, urging them to sign a petition condemning a state law that would require college students to be a permanent resident of the state to vote.

Thai election 'not free and fair,' says monitor group

Thailand's first general election since the army took over in a coup five years ago was not free and fair, according to an election watchdog, amid concerns over alleged voting irregularities.

Florida Republicans seek to make ex-felons pay to vote

A pair of Republican-led bills in Florida's state legislature would require certain ex-felons, whose voting rights were restored last November in a statewide referendum, to pay fees before they can head to the polls.

Worker details alleged ballot fraud in NC election board hearing

A North Carolina woman testified Monday that she illegally picked up and falsified absentee ballots in a 2018 congressional election under the direction of a political operative who was working on behalf of the race's Republican candidate.

2018 Election Day freebies and deals

You shouldn't need the extra motivation to get out and vote in the midterm election, but check out some of the freebies and deals you can get this Election Day.

CNN Poll: More see Trump win likely, Biden leads Democrats

Americans are becoming more likely to think President Donald Trump will win a second term in office, while Joe Biden stands atop a crowded field of Democrats perhaps looking to replace him, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.

Hackers warn about election security ahead of midterms

The vulnerabilities in America's voting systems are "staggering," a group representing hackers warned lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday -- just over a month before the midterm elections.

Supreme Court is voters' most 'very important' issue

Seventy-six percent of registered voters say that Supreme Court appointments are "very important" to their vote in 2018, according to a new Pew Research Center poll released Wednesday. The result marks the first time since August 2004 that the economy has not been the issue most often deemed "very important" to voters.