New laws and rulings could cause Election Day confusion
Posted September 23
ATLANTA — With Election Day fast approaching, the nation's voting process seems more convoluted than ever.
More than 120 million Americans are expected to cast ballots in November under rules that vary widely by state. In some places, people can register the same day they vote, while others must do so weeks in advance.
Some voters must show photo ID, while others do not.
Fourteen states have new voting and registration rules in place. While recent court decisions have rolled back some of the more far-reaching restrictions, they've also created headaches for officials to make sure they're complying with the latest rules.
The rules and rapidly shifting landscape have already caused confusion, and some experts fear problems on Nov. 8.