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Voting Rights

 

Postal Union Leader Warns Trump Assault on USPS and Mail-In Voting Puts Nation on 'Dangerous Path Toward Dictatorship'

"Anyone who believes in the right to vote should enthusiastically embrace voting by mail. Without it, tens of millions of voters will be denied the opportunity to safely exercise their cherished right to vote."

Jake Johnson ·


Trump's Election Delay Threat Is a Coup in the Making

Trump's tweet was a shocking display of his authoritarian impulses and his very serious consideration of means to de-legitimize the November election in order to maintain his grip on power, no matter what.

Robert Weissman ·


'Chilling Harbinger' for November as Georgia Primary Plagued by Long Lines and Voting Machines Problems

After one voter waited over two hours to cast a ballot, she said, "It gives you a voter suppression-type feeling."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Scared of What Will Happen If He Lets People Vote': Rights Groups Know Why Trump Panicked by Mail-In Ballots

"Donald Trump votes by mail, Mike Pence votes by mail, the American people should be able to vote by mail too."

Julia Conley ·


Vote-by-Mail Under 'Existential Threat' as Top US Postal Service Official Reportedly Forced Out

"Trump is intent on installing his partisan lackeys in control of the Postal Service while congressional Republicans try to force it into insolvency so they can privatize it."

Jake Johnson ·



'Democracy is Dead,' Declare Sanders Supporters After Bernie Taken Off New York Ballot

The decision was made by the New York Board of Elections, one of whom described holding the primary as a frivolous "beauty contest" for the Vermont lawmaker's supporters.

Eoin Higgins ·


Saying Quiet Part Very Loud, Trump Admits "You'd Never Have a Republican Elected in This Country Again" If Voting Access Expanded

"This morning on live television, the president of the United States admitted he is opposed to laws that would make it easier for Americans to vote because that would hurt Republicans."

Jon Queally ·


Instead of Death and Destruction, Poor People's Moral Budget Shows What It Looks Like to 'Invest in Life'

"We can provide robust voting rights, decent jobs, and secure incomes, housing, healthcare, education, peace, and a clean environment for everyone."

Jessica Corbett ·


Merkley Senate Bill Would Abolish 'Undemocratic' Electoral College

"The idea of democracy is simple and obvious even to young kids on a playground—whoever gets the most votes should win."

Julia Conley ·

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