Blame the state’s voter suppression campaign.
Scott Douglas NYT oped: The Senate election in Alabama on Tuesday is not just about the choice between Doug Jones and Roy Moore. It’s also about a voter suppression campaign that may well sway the result of a close race. … Continue reading ?
Democrat Doug Jones needs strong support from black and Latino voters, but thousands of them are prevented from voting by some of the most restrictive laws in the country.
Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones will have to get significant numbers of black voters to the polls in order to win, but the state’s voter suppression will make that a tough task.
Tina Russell/Observer-Dispatch via AP Voters leave the Parkway Center after voting on Election Day in Utica, New York T he most potent political force behind white supremacy in America is voter suppression, which takes place partly through voter suppression laws, partly by control of redistricting, partly by discouraging minority voters. Show More Summary
A toxic mix of voter suppression and dark money infusions has allowed Republicans to seize power at the state level across America, producing a series of living labs where their ideology has been allowed to play out with disastrous consequences. (more…)
This could be a very bad week for voting rights in the United States. On Friday, a federal consent decree to stop potential voter suppression by the Republican National Committee—in place since 1982—is set to expire unless further extended by a federal district court in New Jersey. Show More Summary
I have written this piece at Slate. It begins: This could be a very bad week for voting rights in the United States. On Friday, a federal consent decree to stop potential voter suppression by the Republican National Committee—in place … Continue reading ?
Judicial Nominee May Have Lied To Senate About Role In Racist Voter Suppression Effort Above […]
...and this will have absolutely no impact on his confirmation.
Hillary Clinton believes that GOP efforts to keep voters from the polls and a “weaponized” disinformation campaign by the Russians “likely” cost her Wisconsin during the presidential election.
Hillary Clinton told Mother Jones that “there are lots of questions” about the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s election due to Russian interference and widespread voter suppression efforts. Clinton said Russian meddling in the election “was one of the major contributors [...]
A year after her defeat by Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton says “there are lots of questions about its legitimacy” due to Russian interference and widespread voter suppression efforts. In an interview with Mother Jones in downtown Manhattan, Clinton said Russian meddling in the election “was one of the major contributors to […]
Here’s how the last 365 days of American politics has worked: 1. White people are terrified that the country is racist enough to elect Donald Trump as President. Black people are not. We tried to tell them. 2. White people
CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY (PREDICTION): THE FORCE WORSE THAN "BLACK VOTER SUPPRESSION - which kept BLACK OPINIONS out of GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS............ WILL BE THE FORCE OF "BLACK VOTING" THAT IS 100% ABSTRACTED FROM THE 'BLACK...Show More Summary
One year since the 2016 presidential election, voting rights groups say voters face new barriers at the ballot box.
One year after the 2016 presidential election, rights groups say voter suppression laws have only gotten worse. Voters in a dozen cities and states went to the polls on Tuesday to vote on everything from city mayor to state governor...
During Conan O’Brien’s busy week in New York’s Apollo Theater, the 42nd president of the United States, and almost first man, Bill Clinton stopped by to talk politics. Though the Democratic party’s big win on Tuesday was on his mind, Clinton wasn’t ready to celebrate. He had some big picture ... More »
In state after state, the party enacts measures to solve a problem that does not exist but which targets African Americans, often with surgical precision.
CNN: A Twitter account misleading Democratic voters in Virginia by telling them they could cast their ballot by text message was active for almost three hours on Tuesday morning before Twitter suspended the account. The account, “MAGA Mike King,” was … Continue reading ?