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Voting Rights

 

Calling Bill That Makes Voting Easier a "Power Grab," McConnell Exemplifies a GOP Terrified of Democracy

Majority Leader, notes one critic, "is saying the quiet part out loud, admitting Republicans lose when more people vote."

Julia Conley ·


After Years of Fearmongering Mythical Threat of Voter Fraud, GOP 'Silence Now Deafening' as Real Election Fraud Exposed in North Carolina

"There's finally a case that looks like real, election-changing election fraud. It just so happens that it's alleged to have benefited a Republican. Suddenly, the North Carolina GOP is less concerned about the effects of fraud."

Jake Johnson ·


'Stunning': After Court Rejects GOP Lawsuit, Democrat Wins as Maine Becomes First State to Use Ranked-Choice Voting in National Race

Victory not just for challenger Jared Golden, but for "voters who demand a fair and representative process"

Julia Conley ·


WATCH: Ahead of Midterms, 'Rigged' Exposes GOP's 10-Year Effort To Sabotage Democracy by Undermining Voting Rights

"The suppression of American voters is something we thought our country had moved past, and yet here we are in the 21st century still engaged in this battle over fundamental rights."

Jessica Corbett ·


Two Weeks Before Midterms, Trump Attacks Democracy With 'One of the Most Naked Attempts to Promote Voter Suppression' in Modern Times

"This is nothing more than an open and brazen attempt to use the threat of criminal prosecution to intimidate minority voters, an old and familiar tactic that dates back to the Jim Crow era."

Jake Johnson ·


Two Key Battles Underway to Save US Democracy From GOP Attack

Two critical issues that go to the heart of the integrity of our elections will play out this fall—one in Congress and one in the Supreme Court.

Fred Wertheimer ·


Trailing Lula in Polls, Bolsonaro's Party Peddles 'Fabricated' Attack on Brazilian Voting System

"They're afraid they're going to lose," said one political scientist. "They're trying to create some kind of excuse for Bolsonaro supporters on why."

Julia Conley ·


Can US Democracy Survive This Fall?

The 2022 midterms and the 2024 general elections will profoundly impact the trajectory of our political system.

Amy Goodman ·


Scam Alert! Beware the GOP's Other Midterm Effort to Halt Democracy

Purging Democratic voters from the rolls has now gone nationwide, at least in states where voting is controlled by Republicans.

Thom Hartmann ·


Experts Warn Supreme Court Supporting 'Dangerous' GOP Legal Theory Could Destroy US Democracy

Independent state legislative theory—a formerly fringe right-wing notion that state lawmakers alone can regulate federal elections—will be tested in the U.S. Supreme Court in the coming months.

Brett Wilkins ·

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