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Voter Suppression's Back, 55 Years After Voting Rights Act

Added: 09.08.2020 2:09 | 9 views | 0 comments

As we mourn John Lewis, it's time to pass the new voting rights law that bears his name.

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Mail-In Voting Could Accidentally Disenfranchise Millions

Added: 08.08.2020 13:58 | 16 views | 0 comments

President Trump is suing Nevada over its recent decision to send absentee ballots to all voters, and warning the country "There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent." Trump's critics argue that there is no evidence that voting by mail results in fraud. Trump is right that mail-in voting is a source of potential voter fraud, especially on the scale that is being proposed. But the bigger problem is not vote fraud - it's vote failure.

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Amend the Constitution to Protect Voting Rights

Added: 07.08.2020 20:03 | 22 views | 0 comments

Dick Durbin writes that Congress must amend the Constitution to enshrine an affirmative right to vote and to ensure that efforts to limit that fundamental right be subject to strict scrutiny.

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If You Liked Bush v. Gore, You'll Love Vote-by-Mail

Added: 07.08.2020 20:02 | 22 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration and the Democrats are already facing off in court over the planned expansion of mail voting, but Florida already figured out how to have fair and efficient elections

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1 in 5 mail ballots rejected in botched NYC primary

Added: 07.08.2020 18:57 | 34 views | 0 comments

New York City expanded mail-in voting, but rejected 84,000 ballots in June.

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Postmaster General vows ‘we are not slowing down’ voting by mail

Added: 07.08.2020 18:55 | 8 views | 0 comments

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is pledging that the U.S Postal Service “will do everything we can to deliver election mail in a timely manner consistent with our operational standards.”

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Federal judge dismisses House GOP lawsuit over proxy voting during coronavirus pandemic

Added: 07.08.2020 17:37 | 8 views | 0 comments

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by House Republicans against the House Democratic majority that allows members to vote remotely by proxy during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the judge saying the suit is barred by the Constitution’s Speech or Debate Clause.

Vote by mail: Which states allow absentee voting

Added: 07.08.2020 17:31 | 29 views | 0 comments

The coronavirus pandemic will change how millions of Americans vote in November, as states expand access to vote-by-mail as a safer alternative to voting in person.

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Republicans warn mail-in voting rhetoric could backfire as Trump modifies stance

Added: 07.08.2020 13:54 | 10 views | 0 comments

A growing number of Republicans are concerned the president’s full-court press against voting by mail could depress Republican turnout in the general election.

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Ohio Lawsuits Challenge Mail Voting Security Policy, Access

Added: 07.08.2020 12:04 | 15 views | 0 comments

Two recent lawsuits in Ohio highlight the growing difficulties of balancing election security and equal access to voting with the pandemic-fueled effort to rapidly expand mail-in voting this November. Both lawsuits were filed on July 31, one by the Ohio Democratic Party and the other by the League of Women Voters, and challenge existing security measures for mail-in ballots.Ohio Democrats are demanding that Ohio residents be allowed to submit an application to receive a mail-in ballot via email. Earlier this year, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose urged the legislature to authorize the...

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