Maryland City May Let Noncitizens Vote, a Proposal With Precedent

By MAGGIE ASTOR August 9, 2017 As a federal commission searches for evidence of voter fraud and many states try to impose new voting restrictions, a city in Maryland may move in the opposite direction: allowing noncitizens to vote in local elections. In...

Democrats Try to Find Economic Message After Railing Against Trump

By MATT FLEGENHEIMER and ALEXANDER BURNS July 24, 2017 BERRYVILLE, Va. — For more than a year, Democrats have raged against now-President Trump, projecting their opposition as the party’s central message. In so doing, they have...

Ranked-Choice Voting System Violates Maine’s Constitution, Court Says

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE May 23, 2017 Maine’s voting system was thrown into potential turmoil on Tuesday by a court opinion that said a process in which voters rank candidates rather than simply picking one — approved by voters in November...

Suburban G.O.P. Voters Sour on Party, Raising Republican Fears for 2018

By ALEXANDER BURNS and JONATHAN MARTIN April 12, 2017 ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A gray mood has settled over conservative-leaning voters in some of the country’s most reliably Republican congressional districts, as the party’s stumbles in...