Bee Nguyen, Georgia Democrat, Enters Race for Secretary of State

Ms. Nguyen, the daughter of Vietnamese refugees, is the first major Democrat to announce a bid for the seat held by Brad Raffensperger, the Republican who defied former President Donald Trump.

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Republicans Aren’t Done Messing With Elections

Not content with limiting voting rights, they are threatening the integrity of vote counting itself.

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Democrats Begin Push for Biggest Expansion of Voting Since 1960s

Democrats characterized the far-reaching elections overhaul as the civil rights battle of modern times. Republicans called it a power grab that would put their party at a permanent disadvantage.

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Trump Endorses a Loyalist, Jody Hice, for Georgia Secretary of State

By supporting a challenger to Georgia’s current secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, the former president signaled that he wants Republicans who opposed his election falsehoods to pay politically.

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Republicans Should Be Defending Georgia’s Election Process

The G.O.P. is trying to scapegoat Brad Raffensperger for Trump’s apparent loss in Georgia.

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Election Officials Nationwide Find No Evidence of Fraud

The president and his allies have baselessly claimed that rampant voter fraud stole victory from him. The Times contacted officials in almost every state, who said that there were no irregularities that affected the outcome.

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The Attack on Voting in the 2020 Elections

The president is harnessing the power of the government, from the Department of Homeland Security to the Postal Service, to disrupt the election. Read the magazine’s five-month investigation.

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Is Voting Twice a Felony and More Explained

President Trump suggested that North Carolina voters mail in their ballots and show up in person to test the state’s electoral system. What exactly are the consequences of voting twice?

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Voting Twice? Trump Creates a New Headache for Election Officials

They say he is sowing confusion about systems that already have robust checks against fraud.

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Postal Service Warns States It May Not Meet Mail-In Ballot Deadlines

The agency suggested allowing at least 15 days to request a ballot, fueling further criticism that it was making it harder to vote during the pandemic.

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USPS and Mail-In Ballots: States Warned It May Not Meet Deadlines

The agency suggested allowing at least 15 days to request a ballot, fueling further criticism that it was making it harder to vote during the pandemic.

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Trump’s False Attacks on Voting by Mail Stir Broad Concern

The president’s assertions about widespread fraud have little or no basis in fact but are resonating with his supporters and give him the option of raising doubts about the legitimacy of the outcome.

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Want Better Elections? Choose Better Secretaries of State

Secretaries of state do more than count ballots and issue drivers’ licenses. They safeguard our democracy.

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