Such a move by Abrams would be highly unusual, and perhaps unique in the history of American politics. Such a legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor’s race would require that the Georgia Supreme Court decide whether there should be a new election for governor.
Republican Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp is demanding that his opponent, Democrat Stacey Abrams, concede in a race where all of the votes have not yet been counted.
Prominent civil rights groups, as well as Democrats all over the country, are urging her to stay in the fight.
Nearly two thousand working voting machines sat unused across metropolitan Atlanta on Tuesday, as tens of thousands of African American voters suffered through extraordinarily long lines at the polls. In many cases they were forced to wait in line several hours in order to vote.
By John Whitesides
DODGE CITY, Kan. (Reuters) – Clemente Torres has proudly cast his vote in person at Dodge City’s lone polling place in every election since he became a naturalized citizen 20 years ago.
President Donald Trump, along with many like-minded conservatives, believe that rampant voter fraud is widespread in America. According to them, people not legally able to vote are actually voting and influencing elections unfairly.
Faith communities are strategically and uniquely positioned to be on the front lines of defense against voter suppression in the upcoming midterm elections. By ensuring members of their community are registered to vote, know their polling place, and other voting rights, faith communities can ensure voter participation especially among persons of color and other minority groups. Faith communities can play a vital role in making sure every vote is counted.
In the 2016 presidential election Donald Trump won Wisconsin by about 22,000 votes. Much analysis has been done as to why Hillary Clinton lost Wisconsin, but most Democrats have agreed that one of the main causes for this surprising loss was the existence of a strict voter I.D. law that kept many Democrats from voting.
Trying to use the popular former president to suppress the vote won't discourage Democrats in Georgia – it'll only motivate them more.
“It seems to be, and correct me if I’m wrong here, but virtually every case of voter fraud I can remember in my lifetime was committed by Democrats.”
To taint Cory Booker's testimony, Trump’s team presented the committee with a story accusing “black Democrats” of voter fraud.
North Carolina does so poorly on the measures of legal framework and voter registration that it ranks alongside Iran and is not classified as a democracy.
If only this were a movie and not a metastasizing reality threatening the deepest values of our democracy, the welfare of every citizen, and our standing in a globalized world.
The League Of Women Voters issued a statement on last night's election and the widespread voter suppression and intimidation that took place on election day in swing states.
Sen. Bernie Sanders hammered Donald Trump for being a gutless political coward who is afraid to run on his own ideas after it was reported that the Trump campaign is working to suppress the Democratic vote.
DeMint is not the first conservative to admit voter ID laws hurt Democrats, Republicans claim they will "make the difference” against Clinton.
Chris Christie just denied voter registration to 1.6 million people, claiming not letting people vote as a remedy for voter fraud
Sanders said "What the Republicans are doing is so un-American, it is so outrageous, that it is literally beyond belief."
The California State Senate passed the California New Voter Act on a 24 to 15 vote.
In a letter to the editor, President Obama made a powerful case for restoring the protections contained in the Voting Rights Act.