State and Local Elections Coverage

Welfare Agencies Are Failing to Help Poor People Vote

Massachusetts is the latest state to settle a legal battle over the failure of its welfare offices to meet federal voter registration requirements.

Why 2016 Voters May Favor Governors Over Senators

With confidence in Congress at an all-time low, governors' distance from D.C. politics could help them win over some voters in the presidential race.

Close, Chaotic Elections Spur States to Train Ballot Keepers

After long lines turned voters away in November, Connecticut is the most recent state to seek rules and requirements for election administrators.