Tag: voting rights
The result is an emotionally gripping look at Georgia’s citizens that also lays out compelling and irrefutable evidence of voter suppression.
"When you've got a government that works for the rich and it's not working nearly as well for anyone else, that's corruption, and we need to call it out plain and simple."
“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”
“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.