Monday, April 6, 2020

Tag: voting rights

Stand Up America urges lawmakers to pass measure to extend vote-by-mail...

“Lawmakers must act immediately to provide emergency funding to the states to ensure that every eligible voter can cast their ballot this fall.”

Texas closes hundreds of polling sites in areas where minorities vote

“For many people, and particularly for voters of color, older voters, rural voters, and voters with disabilities, these burdens make it harder — and sometimes impossible — to vote.”

Federal appeals court rules Florida voting restrictions unconstitutional

"The long and short of it is that once a state provides an avenue to ending the punishment of disenfranchisement — as the voters of Florida plainly did — it must do so consonant with the principles of equal protection.”

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...

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