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Opinion

Opinion: Five Myths About America’s Elections

During my misspent youth as a GOP political consultant, one of the lessons I learned is that elections are fundamentally a game of amateurs. The average American only votes once every four years (if they bother to vote at all), and every election cycle features news stories of confused voters complaining about the complexity of

State

7 common mistakes to avoid when voting

As Election Day looms, the biggest worry for many Arizona voters is whether their votes will be counted. Ballot rejection is a possibility. Voters may forget to sign mail-in ballots, use the wrong color ink to mark the ballot and mail an early ballot too late for delivery by Nov. 3. Thousands of Arizona residents

National

Millions of mail ballots not yet returned in key states

Just days before the presidential election, millions of mail ballots have yet to be returned in key battleground states, and election officials warn that time is running out for voters who want to avoid a polling place on Election Day. At least 35 million mail ballots had been returned or accepted as of early Wednesday,

Politics

Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems’ advantage

With eight days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year’s presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days. The opening of early voting locations in Florida, Texas and

National

Emergency postal aid stalls as WH rejects House-passed bill

Help for the U.S. Postal Service landed in stalemate Sunday as the White House dismissed an emergency funding bill aimed at shoring up the agency before the November elections as “going nowhere” and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged senators to act quickly. “The public is demanding action on this now,” Pelosi said. “I can’t see

Opinion

Opinion: Mail Service Has Deteriorated for Years; Won’t Be Fixed by Election Day

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is leading the House of Representatives into a dramatic special session Saturday to address the U.S. Postal Service. The aim is to outlaw the cost-cutting and streamlining actions of new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, return to earlier mail processing practices, and supposedly prevent delays of mail-in ballots. Even if Pelosi gets her

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