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Georgia GOP pushes elimination of Sunday voting to suppress black turnout. The proposal would also shorten voting hours in Atlanta.

March 20, 2018 8:48 pm

By Kira Lerner for ThinkProgress Georgia Republicans are advancing a bill through the state legislature that would suppress African-American turnout by eliminating Sunday voting and cutting the hours that polls are open in Atlanta. The bill, SB 363, would force…

Sherry Alu Campagna for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District

March 9, 2018 6:01 pm

“When elected, I will be the first Native Hawaiian woman in Congress. I am proud to join a growing number of credible, capable, and compassionate women of color who are working to turn Congress blue.” – Sherry Alu Campagna The…

Clear and Present Danger to U.S. Vote We are not doing enough to shore up states’ vulnerable voting technology.

March 20, 2018 8:45 pm

Lawrence Norden for Brennan Law Center for Jusctice The head of the National Security Agency and U.S. cyber command has told Congress that the White House hasn’t instructed him to block a Russian attack against U.S. election systems this fall.…

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