A state-by-state look at the turnout data reflects a messy national picture with chaotic regulations and poor record-keeping
In Michigan’s Wayne County, Republican officials tried to suppress the vote by refusing to certify the election results. Wayne contains Detroit, which has a population that is over 80 percent Black, and it wasn’t hard for Detroiters to read between the lines: Republicans, at the urging of President Donald Trump, were trying to invalidate Black …
In-person early voting has been hailed as a massive success, smashing turnout records across the country. With a pandemic raging and a hugely contentious election, it gave voters a way to avoid relying on the beleaguered postal system and dodge an Election Day crush. But exactly how well did it improve access to voting?