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El atascamiento partidista en la Comisión Estatal Electoral de Wisconsin frustra a electores y funcionarios locales

por Vanessa Swales, Wisconsin Watch ProPublica es un medio noticioso sin fines de lucro dedicado a investigar los abusos de poder. Inscríbase a la Guía de la democracia para usuarios de ProPublica, una serie de correos electrónicos personalizados que lo ayudarán a entender las elecciones que se avecinan, desde los candidatos que aparecen en su boleta, hasta cómo emitir su voto. Este artículo se publica en conjunto Wisconsin Watch, medio noticioso sin fines de lucro basado en Madison, dedicado a la investigación periodística. Read in English. A medida que empezaban a llegar boletas por correo después de las elecciones primarias de Wisconsin […]Read full article >

What to Do If You Change Your Mind About Voting by Mail

by Susie Armitage ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s User’s Guide to Democracy, a series of personalized emails that help you understand the upcoming election, from who’s on your ballot to how to cast your vote. If you’ve received a mail ballot but have changed your mind and want to vote in person, there’s some good news: You probably can do this. The details differ from state to state. In some, you’ll be allowed to cast a regular ballot, and in others you’ll cast a “provisional” ballot, to be counted once election officials determine you haven’t already voted. You may need to […]Read full article >

¿Los cubanoamericanos le darán el triunfo a Trump en Florida?

por Tim Golden ProPublica es un medio independiente y sin ánimo de lucro que produce periodismo de investigación en pro del interés público. Suscríbete para recibir sus historias en español por correo electrónico. Este reportaje se publica en conjunto con The New York Times. Una vez más, Florida parece ser fundamental para la carrera presidencial estadounidense. Donald Trump y Joe Biden enfrentan una pregunta que se ha extendido durante décadas y que podría decidir una parte crucial de los votos: ¿Qué hacer con Cuba? Es un debate que muchos analistas consideraban ya en el pasado. Cuando Barack Obama, entonces presidente de Estados Unidos, […]Read full article >
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With All Eyes on Wisconsin, Partisan Gridlock at State Elections Commission Frustrates Voters and Local Officials

by Vanessa Swales, Wisconsin Watch ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s User’s Guide to Democracy, a series of personalized emails that help you understand the upcoming election, from who’s on your ballot to how to cast your vote. This article is co-published with Wisconsin Watch, a nonprofit investigative news outlet based in Madison. As ballots began pouring in by mail after Wisconsin’s April 7 primary, local election officials became increasingly perplexed over which ones to count. A federal judge had ordered that ballots arriving as many as six days after the election should be […]Read full article >

Maine Officials Propose Doubling Budget for Agency Charged With Defending the Poor

by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This article was produced in partnership with The Maine Monitor, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. Officials in Maine are proposing to double the size of the budget set aside to provide the legal services needed to adequately defend the state’s poor who are accused of crimes. The $35.4 million proposal put forward by the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services, or MCILS, would establish the state’s first two public defender offices and […]Read full article >

Could Trump’s Success With Cuban American Voters Help Tip Florida His Way?

by Tim Golden ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This article is co-published with The New York Times. With Florida again looking pivotal in the presidential race, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have found themselves revisiting a decades-old question that could decide a crucial share of votes: What to do about Cuba? It’s a debate that many analysts thought was largely over. When President Barack Obama traveled to Havana in 2016 to “bury the Cold War” between the two countries, the tentative support of many Cuban Americans surprised even […]Read full article >