Ballot rejections are often the result of relatively minor voter errors. That's why about half of states have a process in place to help voters fix their mail ballots if they do make a mistake.
Voting for the midterms has started in some states. With more people voting early and mailing in ballots, elections are increasingly less about Election Day and more about what happens weeks earlier.
The bill would amend the Electoral Count Act, which legal experts have called vague and confusing. The legislation is similar to a somewhat narrower bill from a bipartisan group of senators.
The group True the Vote, which executive produced Dinesh D'Souza's "2,000 Mules" election denial film, is facing a defamation lawsuit brought by a small company that makes election software.
The battlegrounds of Michigan and Nevada are among the states where voters this fall are set to decide ballot measures relating to the elections process.
Wyoming GOP secretary of state nominee Chuck Gray is unopposed in November. After his nomination, some Republicans are aiming to remove the secretary of state's ability to oversee elections.
Some election officials are sending the call out to high school students, veterans and lawyers to help staff the elections. But COVID and the political climate are making it harder to recruit.
Otero County's Couy Griffin, who was convicted of entering a restricted area during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, must be removed from office for his involvement in an insurrection, a judge ruled.
Many of the individuals charged by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' new election crimes unit said they had no idea that with their felony convictions, they were unable to vote when they cast 2020 ballots.
Albert sensors alert local governments to potential hacking attempts. But in Washington state, this cybersecurity tool has become the subject of suspicion by some on the political right.
"Now the requirement is for reasonable access to potentially look at a vast number of signatures that our staff has found absolutely no trouble with," a top election official says.
In conservative Gillespie County, the elections administrator and her two deputies have resigned, with at least one citing threats fueled by misinformation.
A combination of new election laws and congressional redistricting has made it harder for Black communities in Florida to organize and vote, activists say.
The Honest Elections Project, a group that advocates for more restrictive voting laws, has helped push a legal theory — now at the Supreme Court — that could radically reshape federal elections.
Last week's primary in Pinal County was marred by ballot issues, giving both Republicans and Democrats opportunity to push their respective narratives about election administration.