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Voting rights group files lawsuit over ballot proposal
LANSING, MI – A group trying to get a voting rights proposal on the November ballot is suing state election workers for not validating the initiative despite the group having the necessary number of signatures.
Georgia County Rejects Plan to Close 7 Polling Places in Majority-Black Area Image
CUTHBERT, Ga. — The consultant, a white man, came to the mainly black Randolph County in rural southern Georgia and recommended that it eliminate seven of its nine polling places. He said the move would save the county money. He said the polling places had disability compliance issues.
ICE, Justice subpoena voter records from North Carolina
Washington (CNN)Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Justice have gotten a court order for North Carolina to turn over eight years of voter registration records from the state.
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Voting Rights Advocates Used to Have an Ally in the Government. That’s Changing.
WASHINGTON — A new voter ID law could shut out many Native Americans from the polls in North Dakota. A strict rule on the collection of absentee ballots in Arizona is being challenged as a form of voter suppression. And officials in Georgia are scrubbing voters from registration rolls if their details do not exactly match other records, a practice that voting rights groups say unfairly targets minority voters.Read More....
An Education: June 9th Marks 150th Anniversary of 14th Amendment
As President Donald Trump prepares to announce his Supreme Court nominee, here’s why the amendment’s promise of “equal protection of the laws” still matters. Published – July 9th, 2018 By Kenrya Rankin, www.colorlines.com On this day (July 9) in 1868, the 14th...Read More....
GET YOUR SOUL TO THE POLL, MILWAUKEE
Milwaukee is buzzing this summer! Over 100 church congregations are getting involved in “Souls To The Polls Milwaukee” – a city-wide effort to register voters, verify that they have voter ID, and turn out the vote. Anita...Read More....
John Nichols: Not all Republicans abandon 'party of Lincoln's' faith in voting rights
Gov. Scott Walker and his cronies have worked hard to tip the balance against competitive elections in Wisconsin — with extreme gerrymandering, restrictive voter ID requirements, schemes to limit early voting, and an assault on the independence and integrity of the former Government Accountability Board.Read More....
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