Voter Suppression

WATCH: Texas Dem Sen. James Talarico Makes Fox News’ Hegseth Squirm By Asking if Donald Trump Won 2020 Election

WATCH: Texas Dem Sen. James Talarico Makes Fox News’ Hegseth Squirm By Asking if Donald Trump Won 2020 Election

While CNN and MSNBC make attempts at having GOP lawmakers on as guests, it is a different story at Fox…

3 years ago

“Kraken” Lawyer Sidney Powell Compares Herself to 1960’s Civil Rights Leaders Who Fought to Overturn Segregation

By the time the 2020 election rolled around, there were few reputable lawyers willing to work with Donald Trump. So…

3 years ago

Opinion: The US Supreme Court Authorized More Voter Suppression

The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) dealt several blows to the Voting Rights Act last week. In a majority conservative…

3 years ago

WATCH: Mitch McConnell Says Voter Suppression Doesn’t Exist in Any US State

At this point in time, Republicans have realized that their platform is not very popular. There is a clear reason…

3 years ago

Opinion: To Really Save Democracy, Democrats Must Rally Behind Biden’s Labor Advocacy

On the whole, as a culture, we don’t speak much of the nation’s failure to extend democracy and civil rights…

3 years ago

WATCH: Martin Luther King III Denounces New Georgia Voting Laws as “A Form of Racism”

In 2020, Democrats were able to regain control of the White House and the Senate. It would have been impossible…

3 years ago

Former RNC Chair Michael Steele Asks Republicans: How Do You Think Attempts of Suppressing the Black Vote End?

When Mitt Romney lost the 2012 presidential election, the Republican party took a hard took at what went wrong. They…

3 years ago

Opinion: Let’s Not Lose Sight Of The Revolution That Is By Focusing On The Coup That Wasn’t

Too many in America, caught in throes of misinformation and conspiracy theories, are busy slaying mythical dragons rather than engaging…

3 years ago

WATCH: Stacey Abrams Says Republicans Don’t Know How to Win Without Voter Suppression

Control of the United States senate will come down to a Georgia special election in early January. Republicans have traditionally…

3 years ago

Kamala Harris: Republicans Are Taking Advantage of the Pandemic to Suppress the Vote

Kamala Harris has blasted Republicans for trying to exploit the Coronavirus pandemic to suppress the vote in November's elections. The…

3 years ago

LeBron James Announces Huge Effort to Recruit Poll Workers in Black Neighborhoods

LeBron James is not only one of the richest and most successful athletes in the world, he's also one of…

3 years ago

Opinion: Let Republicans Help Defeat Trump, but Don’t Be Fooled

The Lincoln Project republicans came out in full force last December, declaring in a New York Times op-ed their mission…

4 years ago

Opinion: Biden Must Take Up Van Jones’ Challenge, Guidance for Overcoming White Liberalism

CNN political commentator Van Jones recently issued a stark challenge to, and indeed indictment of, supposedly well-meaning White America, speaking…

4 years ago

Opinion: Obama’s Endorsement Challenges Biden, Re-Imagines Presidency for the Future

Last Tuesday, former President Barack Obama gave his much-anticipated endorsement of his former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy.  The…

4 years ago

Stacey Abrams Will Ask Court to Force New Election

George Democratic governor candidate Stacey Abrams is considering a new legal challenge that may force the state to hold a…

5 years ago

Georgia’s Tight Governor Race Points Out Kemp’s Voter Suppression

Republican Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp is demanding that his opponent, Democrat Stacey Abrams, concede in a race where all…

5 years ago

Georgia Officials Kept Nearly 2,000 Voting Machines Locked in Storage

Nearly two thousand working voting machines sat unused across metropolitan Atlanta on Tuesday, as tens of thousands of African American…

5 years ago

Trump Tries to Intimidate Voters With Bogus Voting Fraud Charges

President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are attempting to frighten and intimidate voters by making false charges of…

5 years ago

Ahead of U.S. elections, fears of voter suppression – and efforts to fight back

By John Whitesides DODGE CITY, Kan. (Reuters) - Clemente Torres has proudly cast his vote in person at Dodge City's…

5 years ago

Survey Shows Voter Suppression Is A Bigger Problem Than Voter Fraud

President Donald Trump, along with many like-minded conservatives, believe that rampant voter fraud is widespread in America. According to them,…

5 years ago

Faith Communities On Front Lines Of Defense Against Voter Suppression

Faith communities are strategically and uniquely positioned to be on the front lines of defense against voter suppression in the…

6 years ago

Republicans Admit Trump Won Wisconsin Due To Voter ID Law

In the 2016 presidential election Donald Trump won Wisconsin by about 22,000 votes.  Much analysis has been done as to…

6 years ago

Obama Jumps Into GA Special Election Race To Slam ‘Shameful’ GOP Voter Suppression Tactics

Trying to use the popular former president to suppress the vote won't discourage Democrats in Georgia – it'll only motivate…

7 years ago

They Finally Found Voter Fraud in Colorado – And it Was the Former GOP Chair

“It seems to be, and correct me if I’m wrong here, but virtually every case of voter fraud I can…

7 years ago

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.

7 years ago

Under Republican Rule North Carolina Is Not Classified As a Democracy

North Carolina does so poorly on the measures of legal framework and voter registration that it ranks alongside Iran and…

7 years ago

Still Reeling: Blockbuster Hit or Disturbing Documentary

If only this were a movie and not a metastasizing reality threatening the deepest values of our democracy, the welfare…

7 years ago

League Of Women Voters Calls Out Voter Suppression And Intimidation That Helped Trump Win

The League Of Women Voters issued a statement on last night's election and the widespread voter suppression and intimidation that…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Says What The Media Won’t: Trump Is A Gutless Political Coward

Sen. Bernie Sanders hammered Donald Trump for being a gutless political coward who is afraid to run on his own…

7 years ago

As the GOP Suppresses Votes, Heritage President Admits It’s Helping Republicans

DeMint is not the first conservative to admit voter ID laws hurt Democrats, Republicans claim they will "make the difference”…

8 years ago

Chris Christie Nixes 1.6 Million New Voters by Vetoing Democracy Act

Chris Christie just denied voter registration to 1.6 million people, claiming not letting people vote as a remedy for voter…

8 years ago

Sanders Rightfully Called Republicans Un-American Cowards For Trying To Suppress The Vote

Sanders said "What the Republicans are doing is so un-American, it is so outrageous, that it is literally beyond belief."

8 years ago

California Senate Makes Voting Easier By Passing Motor Voter Act

The California State Senate passed the California New Voter Act on a 24 to 15 vote.

8 years ago

President Obama Writes A Powerful Letter Defending Voting Rights Act

In a letter to the editor, President Obama made a powerful case for restoring the protections contained in the Voting…

9 years ago

Political Corruption, Like Cream, Rises to the Top in North Carolina

Republican political corruption in North Carolina is even worse than you thought, as the Paul Foley episode reveals

9 years ago

Bernie Sanders Rips Republican Cowards For Trying To Suppress The Vote

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders drew big applause from the crowd at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed…

9 years ago

Hillary Clinton’s Lawyer Files Lawsuit Against Scott Walker’s Voter Suppression Tactics

A new lawsuit from Hillary Clinton's legal counsel is taking aim at Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican Party's efforts…

9 years ago

Ohio Republicans Propose Poll Tax For 2016 Election

Now it appears that Ohio Republicans are on the verge of enacting an voter ID law that requires Ohio residents…

9 years ago

Bernie Sanders Explained Why Voters Aren’t Voting Ten Years Ago

Before perusing the one-time "world's leading democracy" and its truly pathetic voter turnout record, it is worth looking back at…

9 years ago

Koch-Funded Professor Publicly Calls For Less Democracy

A university professor heavily funded by the Koch brothers has very publicly and openly called for less democracy to reduce…

9 years ago

Minority Voter Intimidation Witnessed And Recorded In Miami-Dade County On Election Night

It appears it wasn't just long lines and machine 'malfunctions' that possibly helped get Rick Scott reelected. While voting late…

9 years ago

Fighting Back: Democrats Leave No Stone Unturned In The Quest For Big Turnout

They said you all wouldn't turnout. They said only Republicans voted in midterms. But they had no idea how angry…

9 years ago

Minority Voter Suppression In North Carolina Witnessed Firsthand

What the future holds for voting in North Carolina is unknown. What is known is that the damaging and chilling…

9 years ago

Mitch McConnell May Have Committed Two Felonies With Illegal Voter Intimidation Tactics

Senator Mitch McConnell appears to have committed two separate felony offenses, and that's just under Kentucky state laws. The Kentucky…

9 years ago

Undaunted Patriots Fight Republican Block the Vote Tyranny

The American people are truly exceptional and it is heartening to know they will continue to fight against Republican tyranny…

9 years ago

How Chris Christie And Other Republicans Would Control The Voting Mechanisms

Unless you are a rich and a member of the GOP, Republicans don't want you to vote.

9 years ago

Democratic Senator Bob Casey Wants To Restore The Voting Rights Act

On Friday, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) held a news conference where he called on his colleagues to restore the gutted…

9 years ago

Chris Christie Advocates For Election Rigging By Republicans Controlling The “Voting Mechanism”

Christie may not have the anti-voter credentials of some of his Republican brethren, but he does not support the right…

9 years ago

Don’t Let The Republican Tactic of Suppress and Confuse Steal Your Voice

One of the ironies of court wars over vote suppression laws lies in the fact that proponents of suppressing the…

9 years ago

Possible Voter Fraud Gets Arkansas AG Candidate Kicked Off Voter Rolls

It is a different story, though, when a white Republican is kicked of voter rolls in Arkansas that not only…

9 years ago

The Supreme Court Enjoins Republican War on Voting in Earnest

The Supreme Court's anti-democracy wing; Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Alito, and Kennedy issued an announcement that their decision was not on…

9 years ago

The Koch Brothers, ALEC and the GOP Are Trying To Win The Election By Destroying Democracy

Crucial to their success is Republicans' heavy dependence on one of the Koch brothers' legislative arms, the American Legislative Exchange…

9 years ago

Illinois Republicans Stand Behind Candidate Who Confessed to Committing Voter Fraud in 2008 and 2012

Illinois Republicans are stooping particularly low with their support for a candidate who admitted she was registered to vote in…

9 years ago

If Upheld, Evidence Shows That Texas Vote Suppression Law Will Disenfranchise 600,000 Voters

On Monday, a U.S. District Court heard closing arguments in the case that challenges the most militant and vicious vote…

9 years ago

Militia Group Plans To Target African-American Democrats At Polling Places In Wisconsin

A militia group in Wisconsin is planning to target African-American Democrats at polling places in order to suppress the vote…

9 years ago

Chris Christie Condemns Democratic Process As Shocking And Underhanded

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was absolutely outraged that a bipartisan election commission in Illinois simplified the voting process that…

9 years ago

American Voters Need To Realize The Terrible Urgency Of 2014

Every time I hear a pundit or a pollster discuss the certainty that Republicans will hold the House or the…

10 years ago

Bill Maher Says What The Media Won’t: The Only Way Republicans Win Is By Cheating

Bill Maher called out Republicans and said what the media won't. The Republican Party can only win elections by cheating.

10 years ago

Republicans Start a New Super PAC Intended to Make It Harder For You to Vote

Republicans have created a new conservative super PAC to support Republican secretaries of state that will pursue restrictive voter laws,…

10 years ago

Huge Victory For Voting Rights As Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

On Friday morning, Judge Bernard McGinley ruled that Pennsylvania's restrictive voter ID law, that was passed in 2012, is unconstitutional…

10 years ago

Hearing for North Carolina Election Law Challenge Set For July 2014

Last week, federal Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake scheduled a hearing for July 2014, to impose a temporary injunction on…

10 years ago

ALEC and the Koch Brothers Show How Far They Are Willing to Go to Subvert Democracy

The GOP are giving the nation an indication of how far they will go to subvert democracy to protect the…

10 years ago

A Lone, Sane Republican Vows to Address the Voting Rights Act by the End of the Year

Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) is on the record saying he wants to fix the pre-clearance formula by the end of this…

10 years ago

Rick Scott Is Back With a New Scheme To Purge the Vote In Florida

In Florida, it's deja vu all over again. Rick Scott is back in the business of purging the vote. The…

11 years ago

The Confederacy Rises Again and Assumes The Identity of Republican Racism

The rampant racism borne of white supremacy is nearly exclusive to Republican supporters and sadly, many politicians aligned with the…

11 years ago

Note to Republicans: Americans Know Not to Trade Cookies For Their Civil Rights

The American people are not stupid, and can't be tricked by Republicans carrying plates of cookies into giving up their…

11 years ago

The Real Winners Of the Zimmerman Trial Were the NRA and ALEC

Truth be told, the real trial and victor in the Trayvon Martin killing was not George Zimmerman, but the NRA…

11 years ago

Supreme Court Activists Conspired With Republicans and ALEC To Kill Democracy

What the conservative court accomplished besides handing ALEC the right to restrict minority voters in the South is effectively abolishing…

11 years ago

We Shall Overcome Voter Suppression: More States Are Making It Easier to Vote

While Republicans in some states remain dedicated to the war on voting, many more states are working to make voting…

11 years ago

Republicans Attack the Voting Rights of People They Say They Need to Reach Out To

What a coincidence. Republicans talk about outreach to the same people whose votes they are trying to suppress.

11 years ago

Racism Reaches the Levels of Government via Scalia’s Voting Rights Comments

One never imagined Scalia would openly declare his racism and disdain for the most basic of rights in an open…

11 years ago

Defeat of Republican Efforts to Steal Elections Hinges on SCOTUS Voting Right Act Case

The SCOTUS will hear arguments Shelby County Alabama v. Holder on Wednesday. The facts of 2012 alone should make this…

11 years ago

With Voter Fraud Myth Debunked, Montana GOP Attack Same Day Voter Registration

Republicans in Montana approved a House committee bill to end Election Day voter registration, claiming they want to make things…

11 years ago

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…

11 years ago

A Revealing Look at Racism’s Role in Which Party White People Support

Ever since Democrats passed the Civil Rights Act and championed policies supporting minorities, whites have been defecting from the party.

11 years ago

It’s 2012 and Every American Should Have the Right to Vote in a Timely Manner

Now that the election is over, it is time for this country to address the deplorable state of voting and…

11 years ago

Stand in the Rain, Stand in the Snow Stand Tall and Defy Those Who Try to Suppress Your Vote

Republicans have connived to make sure you couldn't vote. Today is the day when you march to the polling place,…

11 years ago

When Democrats don’t show up, Republicans like Rick Scott get to hijack elections. VOTE.

In Florida, in 2008 8.4 million people voted; in 2010 only 5.3 million did. Margin of victory for Rick Scott?…

11 years ago

Ohio’s GOP Secretary of State Pulls More Voter Suppression Out of His …. Hat

Four days before the election, Ohio's Secretary of State decided to add an extra step to the process for people…

11 years ago

Will Florida Early Voting Be Extended after Packages Detonated at Polling Place?

Two suspicious packages caused authorities to shut down an early voting location in Winter Park, Florida for several hours today.

11 years ago

Texas AG Threatens Election Observers while Ignoring Conservative Vigilante Group

What has the Attorney-General of Texas done to stop a Koch brother financed vigilante group from violating the very laws…

11 years ago

Don’t Be Scammed: Surviving Republican Election Tricks

Don't let any of these scams steal your vote, but most importantly don't let them intimidate you. Stay alert, but…

11 years ago

Florida GOP Sec of State Suddenly Cares About Voter Intimidation

Ken Detzner, silent about the GOP firm accused of voter registration fraud against Democrats, jumped into action when he thought…

11 years ago

An Avalanche of GOP Voter Suppression and Fraud is Threatening the Election

In America, the prospect of free and fair elections is being threatened by an avalanche of reports of voter suppression…

11 years ago

UN Vote Monitors Draw Outrage from the GOP’s Voter Suppression Groups

Conservatives are beside themselves at the idea of foreigners monitoring their voter suppression activities on Election Day

11 years ago

Republicans are Engaging in a Concerted Illegal Effort to Hijack the Election

Republican Intimidation tactics, restricting voting access, and disposing of voter registration forms are all despicable attempts to hijack the election…

11 years ago

The Real Threat of Bain Electoral Fraud for Romney in Ohio

There is a troubling development out of Ohio that could alter the results of the election after voting is finished…

11 years ago

Supreme Court Rejects Ohio GOP’s Attempt to Deny Early Voting

The Supreme Court rejected Oho Secretary of State, Jon Husted's petition to restrict early voting rights during the last 3…

11 years ago

Exposed: Republicans in NM Teach Poll Watchers to Break Election Law

Progress New Mexico has busted Republicans in the state teaching their poll challengers illegal tactics to challenge people at the…

11 years ago

The Republican War on Voting Is a Domestic Terrorist Attack on Democracy

It is time to call these harsh voter ID laws and fraudulent voter registration efforts more than voter suppression; they…

11 years ago

Judge Blocks Pennsylvania Voter Suppression Law

A judge ruled that Pennsylvania's voter suppression law not be enforced this election, that those without photo IDs must be…

11 years ago

Protect Your Vote: What You Need to Know to Vote in Florida

If you are part of the sane America who believes in our constitution, including the right to vote, you may…

11 years ago

A Tea Party Group is Trying to Purge Thousands of Ohio Voters

The Tea Party is trying to have 2,100 people stripped of their right to vote in Ohio.

11 years ago

Are the Koch Brothers Borrowing from the KGB?

Lipstick Liberal explains the possible source for the tactics Republicans are using in their war on the vote.

11 years ago

Fox News Fail: Fox Hosts Vote Fraud Expert Who Debunks Their Voter Fraud Claims

Fox News spends their days whipping up fear of voter fraud, but today they hosted a voter fraud expert who…

11 years ago

35% of Pennsylvania Voters Who Watched the RNC Came Away Less Likely to Vote for Romney

The new Philadelphia Inquirer poll revealed the shocking statistic that 35% of Pennsylvania voters who watched the Republican convention came…

11 years ago

Republicans Transcend Birtherism and Embrace Brazen Racism

What is happening in the Republican Party transcends dog-whistle racism and birtherism; they are brazen racists counting on bigots to…

11 years ago

Exposing the Inherent Racism in the Republican Myth of Voter Fraud

While there are some Republicans holding on to the myth about voter fraud, others are more candid about their intent,…

12 years ago

Protecting Your Right to Vote in Ohio

In Ohio's case, the methods may be comparatively subtle, but there is nothing about the new rules that makes voting…

12 years ago

Federal Court Strikes Down Another Rick Scott Voter Suppression Law

A Federal court partially struck down a Republican law that reduced the number of early voting days from 12 to…

12 years ago