Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: voting

Rights groups work to stop ‘unnecessary and potentially disenfranchising purges’ of...

“We want to ensure eligible voters and election integrity are protected.”

Exclusive: Rush to vote-by-mail could cost Dems the election

Mail-in voting puts millions of minority ballots at risk.

Why the Supreme Court made Wisconsin vote during the coronavirus crisis

That decision sent what I believe to be a clear message to Americans: Don’t turn to the Supreme Court to protect your right to vote, even in the case of a genuine emergency.

Media silent as poll workers contract COVID-19 at primaries that DNC,...

And instead of reporting on this urgent story, the media have enabled this dangerous behavior.

Exit polls vs machine counts or, how you might rig a...

These kinds of large disparities between the exit polls and the machine counts might be dismissed as an anomaly but so many cases in so many states should probably have raised alarm bells.

Young people are set to make history with Bernie Sanders, and...

“Sanders is a movement candidate—who will be accountable to our generation.”

The biggest political party in America you’ve never heard of

Non-voters — those Americans eligible to vote but don’t — are in effect America’s biggest political party.

Five ways to empower voters now

Not voting can have dire consequences; the collateral damage is all around us. About 60% of eligible U.S. voters...

What if we made the electoral college moot?

Immediately after the 2016 presidential election, many liberal circles were buzzing about how to prevent Donald Trump from taking office, especially after...

New York City’s early voting plan will favor white, affluent voters,...

In a letter, the New York Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause New York and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said the plan “will impose a severe burden on many of the City’s low-income voters.”

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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."