Tag: voting rights
“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.
Tribes – with celebrity help – are mobilizing members ahead of midterms.
Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from voting rolls.
The move by state officials to change the single polling place from the civic center – where it was for the past 16 years – to outside city limits without access by public transportation ahead of a heated governor's race could have major implications.
Clarke argued that the president's tweet is clearly part of an ongoing right-wing effort to "promote fear and incite law enforcement to action in ways that could chill voter participation this midterm election cycle."
"This is voter suppression, Southern style."