Weekly Wrap Up

Every Friday, State of Elections brings you the latest news in Election Law.

-In New York’s 23rd district, Conservative Party Candidate Doug Hoffman is considering disputing the results of November’s special election, and has even accused ACORN of vote tampering.

-Speaking of ACORN, a recent survey by Public Policy Polling finds that the organization, known for its controversial voter registration policies, is viewed favorably by only 11% of Americans.

-The Ohio House has recently passed legislation that makes sweeping changes to the way elections are held in that state.

-The debate over vote by mail continues in California, as over 77% of voters in a special election in Orange County chose to send their ballots by mail instead of going to the polls.

-Enjoyed David Solimini’s post on redistricting? Try “Redistricting: The Board Game“, courtesy of the Washington Secretary of State’s office!

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