Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) is on the record saying he wants to fix the pre-clearance formula by the end of this year.
In Florida, it’s deja vu all over again. Rick Scott is back in the business of purging the vote. The last time Scott tried this, 182,000 people were put on an initial list based on DMV records.
The rampant racism borne of white supremacy is nearly exclusive to Republican supporters and sadly, many politicians aligned with the GOP.
The American people are not stupid, and can’t be tricked by Republicans carrying plates of cookies into giving up their civil rights.
Truth be told, the real trial and victor in the Trayvon Martin killing was not George Zimmerman, but the NRA authored and ALEC legislated the “Castle Doctrine Act” that has been acquitted.
What the conservative court accomplished besides handing ALEC the right to restrict minority voters in the South is effectively abolishing the 15th Amendment.
While Republicans in some states remain dedicated to the war on voting, many more states are working to make voting more accessible.
What a coincidence. Republicans talk about outreach to the same people whose votes they are trying to suppress.
One never imagined Scalia would openly declare his racism and disdain for the most basic of rights in an open and free democracy, but then again it is Antonin Scalia.
The SCOTUS will hear arguments Shelby County Alabama v. Holder on Wednesday. The facts of 2012 alone should make this an easy ruling in favor of upholding the VRA including Article 5.
Republicans in Montana approved a House committee bill to end Election Day voter registration, claiming they want to make things more convenient for county election officials.
Boxer Takes Aim at GOP Election Games: Introduces a Bill to Prevent a Waiting Time of More Than One Hour
Sen. Boxer (D-CA) introduced a bill called the LINE Act, which is election reform legislation to address national standards for waiting times at the polls.
Ever since Democrats passed the Civil Rights Act and championed policies supporting minorities, whites have been defecting from the party.
Now that the election is over, it is time for this country to address the deplorable state of voting and start seriously considering transforming America into an easily accessible democracy.
Republicans have connived to make sure you couldn’t vote. Today is the day when you march to the polling place, and stand proud in the long lines that their conspiracy has delivered to tell them NO!
In Florida, in 2008 8.4 million people voted; in 2010 only 5.3 million did. Margin of victory for Rick Scott? 1.2%.
Four days before the election, Ohio’s Secretary of State decided to add an extra step to the process for people who are voting with provisional ballots.
Two suspicious packages caused authorities to shut down an early voting location in Winter Park, Florida for several hours today.
What has the Attorney-General of Texas done to stop a Koch brother financed vigilante group from violating the very laws he seeks to use against the OSCE observers?
Don’t let any of these scams steal your vote, but most importantly don’t let them intimidate you. Stay alert, but vote.