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More States Say Religious Agencies Can Turn Down Same-Sex Couples For Adoptions

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In an Oct. 2012 file photo, voters cast their votes through absentee ballots for the November election in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Ranked-choice voting will be put to its biggest test when Maine uses the system in a statewide primary election on June 12, the first time a U.S. state has adopted the voting method. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Maine Voters To Decide On Whether They'll Rank Candidates In Future Elections

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson campaigns one week before the primary election in a Des Moines restaurant. She says she thinks in order to win against Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, she and her fellow candidates need to run far to the left. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Iowa Democrats Want Back Control Of The State, Starting With The Governor

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Travis Brenda is a math teacher at Rockcastle County High School who ousted Jonathan Shell in a primary election Tuesday. Shell is a key member of the Republican leadership team that has orchestrated the teacher pension bill, the tax increases and the charter school bill. Wade Payne/AP hide caption

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A campaign worker wears a shirt in support of Sara Innamorato outside a polling location at the Oakmont United Methodist Church in Pittsburgh. The first-time candidate declared victory over a five-term incumbent in the Democratic primary for House District 21. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Amina Osman protests Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams's "Deportation Bus" that reads "Fill this bus with illegals." She has been a resident of Clarkston, Ga. for nine years and is a refugee from Somalia. Dustin Chambers/WABE hide caption

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Travis County Clerk Dana Debeauvoir speaks to the media at the Early Voting Mega Center at Austin in October 2016. Debeauvoir has spent a decade trying to create a more secure electronic touchscreen voting system. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT News hide caption

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Brian Kemp, Georgia's secretary of state, holds a gun as he talks to a young man in one of his ads for his campaign for governor. It has spurred national outrage. Brian Kemp's campaign for Georgia governor via Twitter/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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After Parkland, Some Republicans Try To Outdo Each Other On Gun Rights In Primaries

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Dennis Kucinich greets voters at the West Side Market in Cleveland. He surprised voters and his opponents with his late candidacy for governor. M.L Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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Progressive, Or ... More Progressive? Ohio Democrats Choose Candidate For Governor

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Campaign staff member Aisha Chughtai (left) speaks with Erin Murphy (center), a Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor, at the campaign's St. Paul headquarters as colleague Charles Cox looks on. Chughtai and Cox are members of a newly formed campaign workers union. Brian Bakst/MPR News hide caption

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Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni campaigns in Arizona's 8th Congressional District northwest of Phoenix. Tipirneni faces Republican Debbie Lesko in a special election next week. Bret Jaspers/KJZZ hide caption

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New York House candidate Tedra Cobb visits with Gordon Miller and other Vermont residents at a cafe in Burlington, Vt. "We can't vote," Miller said of the New York race, "but certainly we can provide financial support." Brian Mann/NCPR hide caption

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Liberal Vermonters Look Across The Border To Sway Upstate New York Voters

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A member of the West Virginia National Guard works in the basement of the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., on secondment to the Secretary of State's office to work on cybersecurity around state elections. Dave Mistich/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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States Turn To National Guard To Help Protect Future Elections From Hackers

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Tuesday, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet won a 10-year seat on Wisconsin's Supreme Court. The supposedly nonpartisan race turned out to be a partisan-driven slugfest heading into the fall midterms. Scott Bauer/AP hide caption

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Marsy's Law supporters in a statehouse hallway in Concord. They aim to amend the New Hampshire Constitution to include more rights for crime victims. Jason Moon /New Hampshire Public Radio hide caption

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Republican Gov. Scott Walker says Wisconsin law doesn't require him to hold special elections for two legislative seats, which some say his party could have trouble keeping. Shawn Johnson/Wisconsin Public Radio hide caption

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Visitors walk the hallway inside the Pennsylvania Capitol near the House of Representatives chamber. A Republican lawmaker wants to impeach four of the state Supreme Court's justices who ruled that the congressional map be redrawn in time for the 2018 midterm elections. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in his Topeka office in May, 2017, after he was appointed by President Trump to co-chair the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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Kobach Trial Ends, Judge Now Deliberating On Kansas Voting

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