Elections

Voter Intimidation in 2022 Follows a Long History of Illegal, and Racist, Bullying

Any behavior reasonably calculated to dissuade a person from participating in an election is intimidation.

No ‘Specific or Credible’ Cyber Threats Affected Integrity of Midterms, CISA Says

Despite “a handful” of DDoS attacks targeting state and local election websites and some technical glitches affecting voting equipment, CISA says it saw “no activity” that should undermine faith in the results of the midterm elections.

Biden Says Midterm Elections Turned Out to Be ‘A Good Day’ for Democracy

While Republicans have fallen short of a ‘red wave,’ they are still projected to win a slim House majority

USPS Reminds Employees to Continue Rushing Ballot Delivery Through November

A look at all the special steps USPS has taken, and will continue to take, to get ballots to election officials on time.

GovExec Daily: What the 2022 Midterm Elections Mean for Feds

Eric Katz and Courtney Bublé join the podcast to discuss some of the election results and their effect on the government workforce.

THE RESULTS (UPDATED): 10 Competitive Midterm Races for Federal Employees to Watch

The 118th Congress will be divided, and several races of key importance to feds were among the tightest in the country.

A Union Has Filed a Complaint Against a Defense Agency Over Failure to Implement Biden's Voting Leave Policy

Officials with the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ inaction is emblematic of the Defense Department’s propensity to “slow walk” workforce policies that benefit employees.

Will Midterm Election Losers Accept Defeat?

A new survey of academic experts raises concerns about election denial and whether losing candidates will concede.

Voting Machine Myths Likely to Increase During and After Midterms, Report Finds

Cybersecurity firm Recorded Future identified mis- and disinformation campaigns suggesting that voting machines from three major companies “will be used to falsify the results of the midterms.”

10 Competitive Midterm Races for Federal Employees to Watch

Control of Congress hangs in the balance as several races of key importance to feds are among the tightest in the country.

Political Violence In America Is Not Going Away Anytime Soon

The rise in contemporary right-wing political extremism – and violence – can be traced back to events in the 1990s

Misinformation about Voting Crops Up Around the U.S. as Midterm Elections Near

It’s hard to determine what is disinformation, and who the actors are behind it.

Some Federal Agencies Aren't Fulfilling Biden's Promise to Give Time Off to Vote

Agencies are exploiting loopholes or issuing restrictive policies, confounding staff.

Conspiracy Theories, Records Requests and Lies: What Running An Election Looks like Right Now

The predominantly women-led election administration workforce is still dealing with a skeptical public as they administer early voting and prepare for Election Day.

What Would a GOP Takeover of the House Mean for the Oversight Committee? 

The chair-in-waiting for the once “sleepy” committee would like to investigate COVID-19’s origins, the Biden administration’s border policies and the president’s family members.