There are still 2 million ballots left to count in California. Most of those votes will likely go to Hillary Clinton, further running up her lead in the popular vote.
Some people are already lining up to cast their votes.
The words need to mean something in Yup’ik, not just be literal translations from the English. One word in English — “candidate” — ends up being a phrase in Yup’ik.
Unofficial results from Tuesday’s special election show Juneau voters backed Koelsch with 59 percent of the vote. Koelsch is expected to be sworn in on April 4, after election results are certified.
In 2000, the nation’s biggest election meltdown took place in Florida due to paper butterfly ballots, ancient voting machines and poorly trained poll workers. Old machines are again a worry for some.
Most of the machines, adopted by local governments after “hanging chads” left the 2000 presidential election in the balance for weeks, are at least a decade old. And they create a perilous situation: an equipment breakdown on Election Day could mean long lines, potentially leaving some people unable to vote.
Washington, D.C., residents pushing to enfranchise teens think their opinions matter and the move would boost voter participation. But some worry 16-year-olds aren’t ready to cast ballots.
Nearly 6 million former felons will not be able to cast ballots in next year’s presidential election. Thousands are trying to change that by petitioning for clemency.
Few votes are held in the format that existed decades ago, when individual names were read aloud, but electronic voting isn’t mandatory.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed new legislation on Saturday that will allow eligible state residents to automatically become registered to vote when they get their driver’s licenses.