- Ohio bill sets rules for last-minute orders on voting hours Updated: May-28-16 11:58 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill headed to Ohio's governor could make it harder for people to get a court order to keep polling places open late on Election Day in the key swing state.
- Wisconsin redistricting trial wraps up Updated: May-27-16 7:48 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Assembly district boundaries that Republicans drew up five years ago have robbed Democratic-leaning voters of their voices, attorneys argued Friday as they wrapped up a federal trial over whether the lines are constitutional.
- Virginia AG opposes GOP push to expedite voting lawsuit Updated: May-27-16 4:25 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring is urging the Virginia Supreme Court not to expedite a lawsuit brought by Republican lawmakers over felons' voting rights.
- Woman charged with false voter registration in Ohio Updated: May-27-16 7:33 am
LISBON, Ohio - A northeast Ohio woman accused of falsely registering more than 30 people to vote has been indicted on charges of voter registration fraud after an investigation started when election officials found at last five dead people's names among new registrations.
- Ohio appeals federal ruling over early voting in swing state Updated: May-26-16 5:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio officials are appealing a ruling by a federal judge that a law trimming early voting in the state is unconstitutional and can't be enforced.
- Group says ID mandate in primary portend November problems Updated: May-26-16 5:25 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - An election reform group opposed to North Carolina's 2013 voting law says problems implementing its photo identification mandate the first time in the March primary portend major problems for November's election.
- Judge says voting rules won't change for August election Updated: May-26-16 9:31 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - A federal judge hearing challenges to Wisconsin's voter identification law says the rules for the August primary election will be the same as they were for the April presidential primary.
- Early in-person voting starts Thursday for June 7 primary Updated: May-26-16 3:43 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina registered voters can now cast ballots in person for next month's primary elections for Congress, a state Supreme Court seat and a few other local positions.
- The Latest: Bill on voting hours heads to Ohio governor Updated: May-25-16 11:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Latest on legislative activity at the Ohio Statehouse as lawmakers seek to wrap up work before their summer break (all times local):
- Elections board addressing automatic registration concerns Updated: May-25-16 4:48 pm
CHICAGO - Illinois State Board of Elections officials say they're working with legislators to address logistical concerns raised in an automatic voter registration proposal.
- Judge gives Kansas a bit more time to register voters Updated: May-25-16 4:44 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A federal judge has refused to stay an order requiring Kansas to add to voting rolls for federal elections thousands of Kansans who did not provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote at motor vehicle offices.
- 5 Arkansas counties to receive new voting equipment Updated: May-25-16 11:55 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Five Arkansas counties will receive new voting equipment ahead of the general election this fall.
- Austrian officials ask for ballot probe in presidential vote Updated: May-25-16 10:33 am
VIENNA - Austria's interior ministry has asked the state prosecutor's office to follow up on apparent regional irregularities in the absentee vote count for the country's presidential election.
- German index beats expectation in good sign for eurozone Updated: May-25-16 4:30 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - A closely watched index of German business optimism rose more than expected in May, sending a positive signal about the 19-country eurozone economy.
- Georgia primary voters stick with challenged incumbents Updated: May-24-16 11:55 pm
Georgia Republicans who fervently backed Donald Trump for president a few months ago ended up sticking with political insiders Tuesday as incumbents swept to victory in contested primary elections across the state.
- The Latest: Barksdale wins Democratic Senate primary Updated: May-24-16 11:49 pm
ATLANTA - The Latest on Georgia's primary elections (all times local):
- GOP board member blocks Indiana State campus voting site Updated: May-24-16 10:48 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - A Republican county election board member has blocked a proposed voting center on the Indiana State University campus.
- August date set in suit over California primary deadline Updated: May-24-16 8:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A federal judge has set an Aug. 18 hearing date in a lawsuit filed by a Bernie Sanders supporter seeking to extend California's voter registration deadline ahead of the primary election, meaning the plaintiffs likely won't get a hearing before the state's June 7 primary.
- US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law Updated: May-24-16 7:48 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Whether a strict Texas voter ID law should be struck down, upheld, or, perhaps, adjusted is now up to 15 federal appeals court judges.
- IBM denies fault in voter guide delay for special election Updated: May-24-16 5:31 pm
PHOENIX - A tech company that provided software services for Arizona's voter registration system says the state's top elections official is wrong to blame it for delays in sending publicity pamphlets to hundreds of thousands of voters before the special election last week.
- The Latest: Ohio to appeal judge's ruling on early voting Updated: May-24-16 4:56 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Latest on a federal judge's decision related to voting laws in Ohio (all times local):
- British pound up as markets see lower risk of EU exit Updated: May-24-16 7:41 am
LONDON - The British pound posted strong gains Tuesday as market expectations waned somewhat of a British exit from the European Union, so-called Brexit.
- Spartanburg voters to decide on Sunday alcohol retail sales Updated: May-24-16 7:20 am
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - Spartanburg voters will get to decide in November whether to allow Sunday some alcohol sales in stores.
- Legal cases could affect how Texans cast ballots in November Updated: May-24-16 1:39 am
AUSTIN, Texas - A flurry of legal activity this year could affect how 14 million registered Texas voters cast ballots in November's presidential election.
- Voter-ID proposal to go before Missouri voters Nov. 8 Updated: May-23-16 6:39 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri voters will decide Nov. 8 whether to amend the state Constitution to allow lawmakers to add voter-identification requirements.