Security gaps similar to those found in Georgia’s system, though less porous, have been identified in Washington state, cyber experts say. North Carolina could be susceptible to fake registration updates sent by mail.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s most recent environmental project, a fee on carbon emitters, was rejected by voters on election night. But if Inslee runs for president, as many expect, environmental issues are likely to be the centerpiece of his campaign.
In Washington state’s closest House race, Republican Dino Rossi is attempting to tar his Democratic opponent Kim Schrier as a supporter of steep gasoline taxes, because of her support for a carbon fee initiative.
Voters had to wait as long as 4 1/2 hours to cast ballots in one Atlanta area polling place, one of many areas hit with problems with malfunctioning voting machines. Elsewhere, disinformation campaigns on social media sought to confuse citizens.
The League of Conservation Voters, which on track to spend a record $80 million in this year’s midterms, is exploiting recent environmental disasters to target GOP incumbents, hoping to build a ‘green tide’ atop the ‘blue wave.’
The US Supreme Court won’t reconsider a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision about Fish and Wildlife’s No Otter Zone off the coast of Southern California that pitted wildlife advocates against commercial fishermen.
In Miami-Dade, where more than half of its almost 2.6 million residents are foreign born, immigrant rights groups and members of the South Florida congressional delegation — most notably Republicans — were quick to reject Trump’s plan.
From reports of voter suppression tactics and voter fraud to problems with strict ID laws and early voting, Americans in states like TX, NC, KS, FL and others must navigate numerous general election issues.
Washington could become the first state to enact a carbon fee on oil companies and other generators of greenhouse gases. But splits between the labor movement could decide if the ballot measure passes or fails.
Many Hispanics disapprove of the job President Donald Trump is doing and identify more closely with the Democratic Party, but trends show that sentiment may not lead to votes, a Pew Research Center survey found.
The United States, Mexico and Canada agreed on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement just ahead of the midnight deadline imposed by the U.S. The agreement gives U.S. farmers greater access to the Canadian dairy market.