This past week, a potential member of the Electoral College threatened to not vote for the GOP nominee this fall for President. Why is this potentially important and why does this group have such broad powers?
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Arguing that North Carolina officials are well on their way toward fully carrying out a federal appeals court ruling that nullified five state restrictions on voting rights, the Obama administration and advocacy groups urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to leave the lower court ruling intact.
The Federal Elections Commission will now be enforcing a policy to ask people who submit presidential candidate forms to provide they are qualified, or they don’t represent fictional characters or animals.
This year, the first official voters in the presidential election won’t be camped out at the polls early on Tuesday, November 8. Instead, some will have already voted in person as soon as 46 days before Election Day.
Gretchen Ritter of Cornell University and Susan Ware explore the history of women’s rights and the fight to extend voting rights to all women.