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.
The Trump Administration’s Election Integrity Commission pounced on a report to falsely accuse New Hampshire voters of “mass voter fraud”.
Under Trump election commission appointee Kris Kobach’s watch, Kansas through out 3 times as many ballots as other similarly sized states.
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.
When asked by Pew which freedoms they consider essential, 92% of respondents said freedom of speech and 91 identified the right to vote.
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.
"Republican lawmakers rushed the voter ID law without the usual committee analysis and debate... to provide an Anglo partisan advantage."
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.
To taint Cory Booker's testimony, Trump’s team presented the committee with a story accusing “black Democrats” of voter fraud.
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.
“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."
"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."
"North Carolina’s provisions deliberately target African Americans with...surgical precision...to depress Black turnout at the polls."
While Republicans slash education, transportation, and social services, Republicans use a taxpayer-funded aircraft for personal pleasure.
By a vote of 6-3 The Supreme Court is allowing Texas' draconian voter ID law to be enforced for this year's election.
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.
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!
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.
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.
If you're a woman in Texas, getting married or divorced could cost you your vote, especially if you drive too.