Fox News is claiming that requiring Trump to release his tax returns or not be on the ballot is interfering with voting rights, which it is not.
Recognizing that granting imprisoned people voting rights is essential to challenging racism and achieving democracy stands as a key and crucial challenge for progressives if we are to approach the achievement of democracy.
"I do not know anyone who believes that the Trump administration is interested in enhancing the Voting Rights Act," Cummings said, adding: "The administration has done everything in its power to suppress the vote."
U.S. rights advocates said they are on the alert for ways in which votes could be suppressed in Tuesday's congressional elections because complaints about registration problems, faulty equipment and intimidation have been a feature of early balloting that began last month.
U.S. voting rights advocacy groups on Thursday sued Georgia's top election official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, accusing him of putting more than 50,000 voter registration applications on hold to boost his gubernatorial campaign.
A Missouri state judge ordered on Tuesday that state election authorities could no longer tell voters that they are required to show a photo identification card in order to cast a ballot, blocking parts of Missouri's voter identification law.
Simply put, “partisan gerrymandering” is a rebrand of “race based gerrymandering.” Republicans are trying to find the magic words to suppress votes by people who are more likely to vote for Democrats.
When asked by Pew which freedoms they consider essential, 92% of respondents said freedom of speech and 91 identified the right to vote.
“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.”
On Saturday morning, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit’s ruling involving an Arizona law, H.B. 2023, that bans “ballot harvesting” by making it “a felony for anyone other than election officials, mail carriers, family members, or caregivers to collect early voting ballots.”
"You can get them but you shouldn’t be allowed to vote, it’s a conflict of interest. Take that away, we’d win every single election in this country"
An investigation into voter fraud by the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office caught the attention of the California State Attorney General’s Office into possible voter intimidation.
Beshear signed an executive order on Tuesday to restore voting rights to 180,000 Kentucky residents who had completed their sentences
There is one example of a state that leads the nation in economic growth, job creation, and the ability to govern for all the people. This week, in a seriously stunning editorial by a very conservative newspaper they readily admit and praise California with its Democratic super-majority and governor as the model the rest of the nation and Republicans in Congress should follow.
President Obama took aim at Republican efforts to suppress the vote by calling their laws that make it more difficult to cast a ballot a disgrace.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did more than call out Republicans for trying to suppress the vote. She offered a proposal that would terrify Republicans to their very core. Hillary Clinton wants every American to be automatically registered to vote at age 18.
Every time a Republican sneaks an unrelated rider into a law, it's a guarantee that someone will get screwed.
One group that was glaringly absent from Selma on Saturday was any substantial representation of racist Republicans; most notably Republican leaders in Congress.
It is true that there was open rebellion and massive bloodshed as one faction that could not countenance a 'united' nation sought to rip the country apart, but the sentiment that engendered the Civil War is still alive and well due to one ill-advised amendment to the nation's founding document; the 10th Amendment.
On Friday, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) held a news conference where he called on his colleagues to restore the gutted portions of the Voting Rights Act.