voting http://kuow.org en Welcome To Voting Rights Boot Camp http://kuow.org/post/welcome-voting-rights-boot-camp Election season is getting underway in states all over the country, and voting rights advocates worry some of those places may move to disenfranchise minorities by exploiting a Supreme Court ruling.<p>That ruling last June blew up a system that had forced states with a history of discrimination to win federal approval before making election changes.<p>Now, legal groups are responding by training a new generation of activists to sue. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:24:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 32023 at http://kuow.org Welcome To Voting Rights Boot Camp Are You Voting? http://kuow.org/post/are-you-voting <p>Eighty five percent of registered voters cast ballots in Washington state back in 2008, breaking the prior record for turnout that was set back in World War II. Secretary of State Sam Reed says he expects more than 80 percent will turn out this year.&nbsp; Still, not everyone exercises the right to vote. &nbsp;What about you? Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:56:51 +0000 Ross Reynolds 3064 at http://kuow.org Are You Voting? Ballot Fraud? Here's What To Do http://kuow.org/post/ballot-fraud-heres-what-do <p>Washington state’s online voter registration system is vulnerable to hackers, according to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/13/us/politics/cracks-in-maryland-and-washington-voter-databases.html">The New York Times. &nbsp;</a></p><p>The newspaper said it took less than three minutes to get the information it needed to access the registrations of some unnamed executives.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:14:43 +0000 Derek Wang 1714 at http://kuow.org Ballot Fraud? Here's What To Do