NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

This post was originally published on this siteThe NAACP is teaming up with Vote.org to register Black voters ahead of the midterms in an effort to counter new voting restrictions in almost two dozen states.

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Kansas Supreme Court upholds GOP-drawn House map

Kansas Supreme Court upholds GOP-drawn House map

This post was originally published on this siteThe Kansas Supreme Court upheld a Republican-drawn House map that would split a racially diverse county in the state in two, reversing a decision made by a Kansas judge last month to toss out the map. “A majority of the court holds that,...

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Civic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or…

Civic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or…

This post was originally published on this siteCivic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or else you’d face a $20 fine Rep. John Larson (D-CT1) Although you could actually lose a lot more than $20 worth of salary while you wait in an 11-hour line...

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Congressional map drawn by Kansas Republicans is unconstitutional, Wyandotte County judge rules

Congressional map drawn by Kansas Republicans is unconstitutional, Wyandotte County judge rules

This post was originally published on this site Wyandotte County District Judge Bill Klapper ruled Monday that Kansas Republicans violated the state constitution by targeting residents on the basis of politics and race when drawing new congressional districts. Klapper’s order, which is certain to be appealed to the Kansas Supreme...

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New election laws could create barriers for voters with disabilities

New election laws could create barriers for voters with disabilities

This post was originally published on this siteNew laws with identification requirements, restrictions on voting by mail and other changes could limit voting access for people with disabilities.     

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Court rules N.Y. Democrats gerrymandered congressional map

Court rules N.Y. Democrats gerrymandered congressional map

This post was originally published on this siteNew York state Democrats engaged in gerrymandering when drawing new congressional district boundaries for the next decade, a panel of appellate judges ruled.

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Florida’s legislature meets in a special session to adopt new congressional maps

Florida’s legislature meets in a special session to adopt new congressional maps

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican leaders say they’ll approve maps drawn by the governor that eliminate two Black voting districts. Gov. Ron DeSantis insisted on district maps that give an extra advantage to Republicans.

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Mark Meadows Is Taken Off North Carolina Voter Roll Amid Fraud Inquiry

Mark Meadows Is Taken Off North Carolina Voter Roll Amid Fraud Inquiry

This post was originally published on this siteThe state is investigating whether Mr. Meadows cast a legal vote in 2020, after reports questioned if he lived at the address listed on his voter registration.

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Fate of absentee ballot drop boxes on trial in Wisconsin Supreme Court case

Fate of absentee ballot drop boxes on trial in Wisconsin Supreme Court case

This post was originally published on this siteThe Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to hear a case Wednesday that may determine the use of absentee ballot drop boxes in state elections this year and beyond.

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