Elections

Elections

Voting machine vendor treated election officials to trips to Vegas, elsewhere

Election Systems and Software, the nation’s largest voting equipment vendor, has for at least nine years coaxed state and local elections officials to serve on an “advisory board” that gathers twice annually in cities across the country for company-sponsored conferences, including one last year at a ritzy Las Vegas resort hotel. One ethics expert said the arrangement is so cozy it "shocks the conscience."

Can Democrats win back a majority in the House in 2018?

These six bellwether districts will help to determine whether the Democrats can engineer a wave election to regain control of the House of Representatives in 2018.