Alabama’s only Black member of Congress welcomes a fight over her voting rights bill

Alabama’s only Black member of Congress welcomes a fight over her voting rights bill

This post was originally published on this siteIn August, Rep. Terri Sewell stood at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in her hometown, Selma, Alabama, to tout H.R. 4, the John R.

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Texas mail-in ballot rejection rate skyrockets under GOP voter suppression law

Texas mail-in ballot rejection rate skyrockets under GOP voter suppression law

This post was originally published on this site It used to be rare for mail-in ballots to be thrown out in Texas, but thanks to the GOP’s new voter suppression law, more than 27,000 of them were flagged for rejection during the state’s recent primary election, according to a new...

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Wyoming legislature kills crossover voting ban despite Trump’s support

Wyoming legislature kills crossover voting ban despite Trump’s support

This post was originally published on this siteWyoming legislators on Tuesday failed to advance a bill barring so-called crossover voting in state primaries, a measure former President Donald Trump backed as he pushes voters to oust one of his most vocal Republican critics, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-…

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As misinformation swirls, many N.H. towns will vote on ballot counting machines

As misinformation swirls, many N.H. towns will vote on ballot counting machines

This post was originally published on this site Activists contend, without proof, that New Hampshire’s ballot counting machines can be hacked or rigged. So voters in more than a dozen towns will decide whether to revert to hand counts. (Image credit: Josh Reynolds/AP)

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5 things to watch in the Texas primary election

5 things to watch in the Texas primary election

This post was originally published on this siteTexas kicks off the 2022 midterm elections Tuesday with the nation’s first primaries.

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Kansas agrees new mail ballot restrictions are unconstitutional, will pay legal fees

Kansas agrees new mail ballot restrictions are unconstitutional, will pay legal fees

This post was originally published on this site A federal court on Friday struck down parts of a new Kansas law that criminalized the distribution of advanced mail ballot applications. The state agreed not to object to arguments raised by nonprofit organizations that said the 2021 law violates the First...

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Wisconsin district attorney urged to go after fake Trump electors

Wisconsin district attorney urged to go after fake Trump electors

This post was originally published on this site Exactly one year after filing a complaint with the Wisconsin Elections Commission over the actions of the 10 false electors who claimed to represent Wisconsin at the Electoral College, the two lead attorneys at Law Forward wrote a letter to Dane County...

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Pa. Supreme Court is about to rule on the state’s congressional district map

Pa. Supreme Court is about to rule on the state’s congressional district map

This post was originally published on this sitePennsylvania’s Supreme Court is deliberating what the state’s congressional map should look like. The verdict may decide whether Republicans or Democrats have the edge in November’s midterm elections.

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Election Workers Are in Crisis. Will Congress Actually Help?

Election Workers Are in Crisis. Will Congress Actually Help?

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto Illustration by Kelly Caminero/Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Defiance County, Ohio, does not loom large in the story of the 2020 presidential election. This rural slice of northwest Ohio—population 38,000—went for Donald Trump by more than 30 percentage points. The county has long...

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The One State That Could Actually Expand Voting Rights

The One State That Could Actually Expand Voting Rights

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto Illustration by Kelly Caminero/Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty If access to the ballot box is worth fighting for, it has never faced a battle like this. In Iowa, someone returning an absentee ballot for a friend with a disability could face a stiff...

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