Tag: voting rights
“We know that the earlier we can get people voting, the more likely we can keep them voting for the rest of their lives.”
Even as Kobach is met with loss after loss, his legacy will live on until the states that signed up for Crosscheck leave the program and reinstate voters to the voter rolls.
"Warning to our friends across the country: what happens in Wisconsin doesn't stay in Wisconsin. The GOP (and Kochs) use the state as a petri dish for terrible hard-right ideas. If this works, it'll spread elsewhere."
The effort followed a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that allowed state voter identification requirements to go into effect for the general election.
Many would-be voters’ first attempts were foiled by problems at polling places. There isn’t good data on how many people ultimately don’t cast a ballot.
“We’re seeing a lot more people that typically sit out midterm elections going and showing up because they believe these races are so important.”
The youth-led Future Coalition has organized hundreds of walkouts at high schools and colleges across the nation for Nov. 6 to make sure young people get to the polls in record numbers.
As the nation reels from the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and the Kentucky grocery store killing of two African Americans, Guttenberg is calling on voters to elect politicians who stand for gun control in next week’s midterm elections.