Liberals propose move to House of Commons voting by app as throne speech approaches

Article content continued The reduced form allowed for a daily question period, but it didn’t allow for private member’s bills, opposition days or order paper questions, all legislative tools the opposition can use to hold the government to account. In a minority government, it also crucially offered no ability for the opposition to vote no […]

Trump’s attacks on mail-in voting hurt Republican chances — including his own, says former GOP Gov. Ridge

WASHINGTON — President Trump is hurting the electoral chances of Republican politicians in the fall elections, and likely even his own, by making false claims that voting by mail is not secure, a Republican former governor and top homeland security official said.  “You’ve got Republican incumbents and challengers who are going to be using [mail-in […]

Virginia Makes Election Day A Holiday In Wave Of New Voting Rights Laws

I have signed legislation that repeals Virginia’s voter ID law, makes Election Day a state holiday, and expands access to early voting. Voting is a fundamental right––these laws strengthen our democracy by making it easier to cast a ballot, not harder. — Ralph Northam (@GovernorVA) April 12, 2020 The Election Day law replaces the current […]