Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: voting rights

Chaos continues in Iowa as Democrats mistakenly award delegates for Bernie...

Sanders maintains a lead in the popular vote, but Buttigieg has a slight advantage in what’s known as the “state delegate equivalent” race.

How advocates are fighting voter suppression

As the 2020 election season gets under way, activists are beginning to push back against voter disenfranchisement across the country.

How Trump’s going to steal the 2020 election: Palast with KPFA’s...

Stacey Abrams has teamed up with veteran investigative reporter and voting rights advocate Greg Palast in order to help her ongoing lawsuit over voters who were purged from Georgia’s voting roles in the months before the 2018 midterm elections.

With support of just one Republican, House passes ‘historic’ bill to...

"If we want a true democracy, we must protect the right to vote for all."

‘Huge win for democracy’: Nationwide celebrations as NYC residents approve ranked-choice...

With the new system, said one supporter, “candidates will have to knock on the door of not just a certain plurality, but on the diverse doors of NYC's mosaic majority.”

Watch: The voter suppression that stole Georgia’s governor race in 2018

In the new short film “Suppressed: The Fight to Vote,” Brave New Films exposes rampant voter suppression that affected the outcome of...

17 million U.S. voters purged from voter rolls

A new report published by the Brennan Center for Justice has stated at least 17 million people were removed from voter poles...

Florida law throws voter rights restoration into chaos

The new law makes it impossible for returning citizens to know whether they are eligible to vote.

Florida wants to make ex-felons pay to vote

"They cannot legally affix a price tag to someone's right to vote."

Florida makes the restoration of voting rights contingent on criminal debt...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a measure approved by state lawmakers that makes the restoration of voting rights for people convicted of felonies contingent...

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New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."