Donald Trump’s election integrity commission held its second meeting on Tuesday, this time in New Hampshire. This was days after vice-chairman Kris Kobach accused New Hampshire voters of voter fraud in an article for the “alt-right” fake news outlet, Breitbart.
Desperate Kris Kobach Relies On Logical Leaps To Justify NH Voter Fraud Claim
The Trump Administration’s Election Integrity Commission pounced on a report to falsely accuse New Hampshire voters of “mass voter fraud”.
Under Kobach’s Watch Kansas Tossed 3 Times the Ballots As Other Like-Sized States
Under Trump election commission appointee Kris Kobach’s watch, Kansas through out 3 times as many ballots as other similarly sized states.
Sessions Turns Previously Independent DOJ Into White House Surrogate
Several events, ranging from the House passage of several anti-immigration laws and Jeff Sessions’ partnership with Kris Kobach to suppressing the vote nationwide, mean the Sessions DOJ is just a White House Surrogate.
Americans See Voting Rights As Essential To Their Personal Sense of Freedom
When asked by Pew which freedoms they consider essential, 92% of respondents said freedom of speech and 91 identified the right to vote.
Why Americans Who Believe in Free and Fair Elections Should Worry About Kris Kobach
When it comes to vote suppression, Donald Trump and Kris Kobach belong to the same delusional cult. Both have a history of indulging in refuted conspiracy theories about voter fraud. Both extreme in extreme and unconstitutional remedies to imagined problems. Both won elections based on lies. It’s small wonder Trump appointed Kobach to head his Commission on Election Integrity.
Opinion: That Moment When a Federal District Court Rules Texas Election Law Is Racist
"Republican lawmakers rushed the voter ID law without the usual committee analysis and debate... to provide an Anglo partisan advantage."
Trump’s Illegal Voting Lie Is Part of Larger Republican Attack On Democracy
There was a good reason Trump admitted being 3-million votes less “popular” than Hillary Clinton; it fostered his other dangerous lie to kill democracy.
Trump Team Goes Full Racist in Defense of AG Nominee Jeff Sessions
To taint Cory Booker's testimony, Trump’s team presented the committee with a story accusing “black Democrats” of voter fraud.
Standing Up to Donald Trump’s Vote Suppressing Thugs
Vote suppression is synonymous with a Republican Party that has put more energy into that effort than in developing policy to benefit people, or even a get out the vote effort.
Republican Election Officials Fight Trump’s “Dangerous” Rigged Election Rhetoric
“It’s going to create a disturbance and, played out in polling places across the country, it has the potential to destabilize the election which is very, very dangerous."
Targeted By Police For Being Black Registered Voters In a GOP State
"People just do not understand why a sheriff is coming to their house to bring them a subpoena if they haven’t committed any crime."
Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Vote Suppression Law
"North Carolina’s provisions deliberately target African Americans with...surgical precision...to depress Black turnout at the polls."
Kansas Republicans Waste Taxpayer Money To Fly For Pleasure, Religion and Destroy Democracy
While Republicans slash education, transportation, and social services, Republicans use a taxpayer-funded aircraft for personal pleasure.
Supreme Court Allows Texas To Enforce The Most Draconian Voter ID Law in The U.S.A.
By a vote of 6-3 The Supreme Court is allowing Texas' draconian voter ID law to be enforced for this year's election.
Victory for Democracy as Wisconsin and Texas Voter ID Laws Come Tumbling Down
Democracy called checkmate against Scott Walker's attempt to rig Wisconsin's vote, while a Federal Court slapped down Greg Abbott's attempt to suppress votes in Texas.
Republican Candidate for A-G of Arkansas Kicked Off Voter Rolls For Registering in Multiple States
As of Tuesday, the Republican candidate for Attorney-General in Arkansas is no longer a registered Arkansas voter. It turns out that Leslie Rutledge registered to vote in Arkansas, DC and possibly Virginia. Of course, Rutledge claims the Democrats did it’. They’re targetting her! Republicans are being persecuted!
Fourth Circuit Restores Early Voting and Out of Precinct Voting in North Carolina
In a 2-1 decision, the Federal Appeals Court for the Fourth Circuit granted a temporary injunction to restore same day registration and out of precinct voting in North Carolina.
NC Republicans Fight Subpoena of Voter ID Emails Saying Accountability is a “Burden”
Republicans in North Carolina are trying to quash a subpoena for emails regarding the "rationale, purpose and implementation" of House Bill 589, aka the most egregious vote suppression law in the country.
Texas Voter ID Law Prevents Women from Voting while Married
If you're a woman in Texas, getting married or divorced could cost you your vote, especially if you drive too.
Judge Denounces His Own Ruling on the Constitutionality of Voter ID Laws
Judge Richard Posner says he got it Voter ID ruling wrong, acknowledges that the result of it is vote suppression.
The Obama DOJ Challenges Texas’ Voter Suppression and Redistricting Law
The DOJ announced has announced that it will challenge Texas' voter ID law because the law violates the Voting Rights Act as well as the 14th and 15th amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
Kiss Your Vote Goodbye: NC Senate Rubber Stamps Extreme Voter Suppression Law
North Carolina Republicans have rubber stamped a voter suppression law that some might say is more consistent with fascism than with a government of the people, for the people and by the people.
North Carolina Senate Passes the Most Draconian Voter Suppression Bill Ever
Today, the North Carolina state senate passed the most extreme vote suppression bill ever after a very generous 2-hour debate.
Ignoring Facts SCOTUS Strikes Down Key Provisions in the VRA
This ruling gives us a lesson in political reality. Republican governors and Republican controlled state legislatures will suppress the vote. Voting Republican means endorsing vote suppression.
The Future of the Voting Rights Act Depends on One Supreme Court Justice
In reality the future of the Voting Rights Act depends on whether Justice Kennedy places a higher priority on states' rights, or the rights of millions of Americans to vote.
The Republican Hail Mary Pass: Racist Mailers and More Vote Suppression
With only days to go before the election, Republicans are resorting to racist mailers and voter suppression in a desperate attempt to win.
Romney’s Little Liars Set to Wreak Havoc as Misinformed Poll Watchers
Republicans in Wisconsin are busily arming their 'poll watchers' with tricks and lies to suppress the vote.
Republican Ohio Sec of State Believes Early Voting (By Democrats) is Un-American
According to Jon Husted, making the vote accessible to all eligible voters is un-American, but a look who he is trying restrict reveals that he specifically means Democrats should not vote early.
PA Officials Water Down Voter ID Law in Effort to Save It
There was a small victory for representative democracy in Pennsylvania as State Officials announced some changes to the current Voter ID requirements.
Republicans Secretly Continue To Purge Voters In Florida
In Florida, while agreeing to a settlement with voter advocacy groups that had sued over the voter purge, behind the curtain Florida's Republicans continues with the purge.
Ohio’s Former SOS obliterates Husted’s Uniformity and Fairness Claim
Perhaps Jon Husted doesn't understand that uniformity and fairness are not interchangeable when it comes voting rights.
Wi AG Appeals to State Supreme Court to Reinstate the Unconstitutional Voter ID Law
Just when you thought voting rights were safe in Wisconsin, Attorney-General, J.B. Van Hollen decided to appeal to the Supreme Court to overturn rulings that struck down Walker's Voter ID law.
Ohio Sec. of State Husted Suspends Democrats For Defending Voting Rights
Last Friday, Ohio's Secretary of State Jon Husted took the unprecedented step to preserve his block the black vote directive.
Small Government Republicans Have Created a Bureaucratic Voter Suppression Nightmare
It seems ironic that the advocates of small government have established a nightmarish and confusing bureaucratic process that will deny Americans the ID they need in order to vote.