Israeli Exit Polls: Netanyahu Ahead, But Short of Majority

Jerusalem, Israel (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party has pulled ahead to a significant lead over its opponents in Israel’s third election in under a year, though his ultra-religious and nationalist alliance still appeared to fall short of the parliamentary majority required to form a government. Exit polls on Israeli TV stations showed…

Activists Sue Over Illinois’ Automatic Voter Registration

Chicago, IL (AP) — Voter advocacy groups are suing the secretary of state’s office and election officials over Illinois’ problem-plagued automatic voter registration system. They allege multiple violations of voter laws in its delayed rollout, including a lack of access for those with limited English. The federal lawsuit filed Friday says the “promise of voter…