The administration asked for voters first and last names, birthdays, last four digits of Social Security numbers, and voting histories going back to 2006. This appears to be an attempt to justify … Continue reading Trump ‘Election Integrity’ Commission Faces Pushback from States
There were 25 debates during the presidential primaries and general election and not a single question about the attack on voting rights, even though this was the first presidential election in 50 … Continue reading The Attack on Voting Rights Was the Most Under-Covered Story of 2016
Will an anti-voter-fraud program designed by one of Donald Trump’s advisers deny tens of thousands their right to vote in November? The Virginia list was a revelation. In all, 342,556 names were listed … Continue reading The GOP’s Stealth War Against Voters
The 2016 presidential election marks the first without the protections of the Voting Rights Act in place. Confusing, restrictive, or unclear voting laws in states like North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi have … Continue reading 6 Hotlines to Call about Voter Suppression at the Polls
Lines this long shouldn’t happen. Hm. Let’s see. What country should come in and monitor our votes? Source: There are 4,000 people in a half-mile voting line in Cincinnati today. This isn’t … Continue reading There are 4,000 people in a half-mile voting line in Cincinnati today. This isn’t okay.
A federal judge ruled on Friday that North Carolina’s recent voter purges likely violated federal law, ordering the restoration of voting rights to thousands of people—most of them minorities—in an emphatic ruling. U.S. … Continue reading North Carolina voting purge: Federal judge restores rights.
Find out if your vote can survive the great, flawed adventure of American democracy. Play the game, find out what it’s like to vote in this election depending on your race or … Continue reading ‘The Voter Suppression Trail’ Game
Two steps forward, one step back. On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit affirmed the legality of an Ohio law that eliminated the early voting week most favored … Continue reading Sixth Circuit lets Ohio cut early voting favored by minorities.
There are those who say superdelegates are a scam to protect the democratic party and fuck over Democracy. Then there are those who say it just is what it is and to … Continue reading Hillary Clinton Is Losing Oregon—But Winning Its Superdelegates
I’m curious what folks think about this. The idea that travel is becoming cheaper, that kids can go to school, that we have newspapers, etc. seems without depth. Yeah, sure, we have … Continue reading Senator Sanders and the Fixed Pie Fallacy
And it’s not just New York. This country’s voter turnout is atrocious, and I think this year we’re starting to see why people feel so apathetic about it. We see Arizona’s mess; … Continue reading After New York’s Disastrous Primary, It’s Time to Demand Better Voting Laws
“Donald Trump 2.0 made his official debut Tuesday night following his sweeping victory in New York, a win that looks to net him 90 delegates and reestablishes him as the man to … Continue reading The new Donald Trump should scare the hell out of the GOP establishment