The 61,600-square-mile territory accounts for two-thirds of Guyana and borders Brazil, which says it has "intensified its defense actions" and boosted its military presence because of the dispute.
If approved by voters on Nov. 7, 'Issue 1' would amend Ohio's state constitution to include protections for reproductive health decisions, laying the groundwork for similar measures next year.
Lifelong residents of a tiny Georgia island who are descended from slaves are pushing to give voters a chance to override local zoning changes that they say threaten one of the last Gullah-Geechee communities in the U.S. South.
The referendum would enshrine in Australia's constitution an Indigenous Voice to Parliament. The Voice would advise on policies that impact the nation's most disadvantaged ethnic minority.
Officials from the City of Atlanta have refused to verify tens of thousands of signatures submitted by activists who have been trying for two years to stop the construction of a police and firefighter training center. The city clerk's office on Monday cited a recent court order that it said bars it from processing the paperwork.
Hundreds of canvassers have spread out across Atlanta in hopes of convincing more than 70,000 residents to sign onto a petition that activists believe is their best chance to halt the planned construction of a huge police and firefighter training center.
A federal judge has significantly extended the deadline for Atlanta organizers who have been trying to gather more than 70,000 signatures to force a vote on the construction of a police and firefighter training center that critics call "Cop City."
For the past month, activists with the "Stop Cop City" movement have been trying to gather the signatures of more than 70,000 registered Atlanta voters to force the referendum. But attorneys for the city argued that the massive canvassing effort is far too late.
Georgia voters overwhelmingly ratified all four legislative proposals on the statewide ballot this year.
This year's ballot questions deal with felony, disaster, farms and timber.
Mexicans vote Sunday on whether their popular president Andrés Manuel López Obrador should end his six-year term barely midway through or continue to the end, in a vote he instigated.