CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Slow-counting touch-screen voting machines are one reason the initial results of Tuesday's primary election in Laramie County were not available until after 10:30 p.m., officials said.
Americans and Montanans are proud that our form of government is a democracy — the oldest continually functioning democratic constitutional governmental structure in the world, based upon free elections.
Women across the state are preparing to vote in the general election on Nov. 4. Current law secures their right — and the right for every voter — to register and cast a ballot through the close of polls on Election Day. It’s a fundamental liberty that should be secured and protected as we ce…
Peter Miller will speak on “How Can We Increase Voter Turnout?” before the League of Women Voters of Billings at noon Thursday at the Elks Club, 934 Lewis Ave.
HELENA — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch says a satellite voting office will open on the Blackfeet Reservation for late voter registration and in-person absentee voting.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Democratic Party leadership discouraged registered Democrats from voting in the Aug. 19 Republican primary, saying moderates in the GOP need to stand up to the extreme right wing on their own.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday his office will consult with tribes across the country to develop ways to increase voting access for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
HELENA — U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh said Thursday they are supporting a bill to better protect voting rights across Indian country.
RAWLINS, Wyo. – The Wyoming Joint Judiciary Interim Committee wants to consider automatically restoring voting rights to nonviolent felons after their incarceration or probation ends.
A voting rights lawsuit from members of three American Indian tribes in Montana will go forward after a federal judge rejected attempts by state and county officials to dismiss the case.
WASHINGTON — Those who lament the Senate Democrats’ vote to end filibusters for presidential nominations say the move will escalate partisan warfare and destroy what comity is left in Congress. Some also charge hypocrisy, since Democrats once opposed the very step they took last week.
WASHINGTON — It’s not about him. It’s about us.
DALE CITY, Va. — Bill Clinton, the nation’s politician in chief, is on a roll on behalf of his friend Terry McAuliffe, the front-runner in Tuesday’s election for governor of Virginia.
Hardly anyone noticed last spring when Jon Husted, the Republican secretary of state in Ohio, issued a report on the 2012 election. Out of 5.63 million ballots cast in that state, he identified 135 possible cases of voter fraud.
The ability to vote is one of the most basic rights every American citizen can claim as their own. It is one, through years of protest and activism, that has become not only a hallmark of democracy, but of equality. The right to vote, and the ability to do so, represents the most basic eleme…
If you want a ballot mailed to you for the Nov. 5 Billings city and school elections, you must be registered by Oct. 7.
Cokie’s mother, Lindy Claiborne Boggs, was born on a plantation in the segregated South before women could vote. When she died in July at 97, Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated “her legacy as a champion of women’s and civil rights that will continue to inspire generations to come.”
DETROIT — In 1860, an uneasy Charles Darwin confided in a letter to a friend: “I had no intention to write atheistically” but “I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidae with the express intention of their feeding within the …
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder has opened what will be an epic battle over whether our country will remain committed to equal rights at the ballot box. In a display of egregious judicial activism in late June, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Right…
LANDER — A group of lawmakers given the task of studying and potentially proposing a bill to require Wyoming voters show identification at polling places decided not to pursue the matter Tuesday.