Advocates are worried the state's voter ID law, and confusion over another law, will suppress voter turnout.
Given the source, I can't help suspecting that this is actually some kind of scheme to make Alabama voters complacent and suppress turnout, but according to Fox News Doug Jones is now leading extreme right wing child molester Roy Moore...Show More Summary
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.
In 1981, during a campaign for governor in New Jersey, the Republican National Committee launched a “Ballot Security Task Force” that sent sample ballots to voters in predominantly African American and Hispanic precincts. When 45,000 letters were returned as undeliverable, the RNC tried to remove the voters from the rolls. To challenge those voters if […]
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.
A win for the organization in this most recent lawsuit would cement the Minnesota Voters Alliance's right to use the polls to confuse and intimidate voters. The post A Conservative Group May Finally Get the Supreme Court’s Help Suppressing the Vote in Minnesota appeared first on Rewire.
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.