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Disabled Americans Lost Voting Rights Under Trump Election Fraud Commissioner’s Law

December 11, 2017 5:03 pm

By Jessica Kwong from Newsweek The head of President Donald Trump’s election fraud commission drafted a law as a Kansas official that led to 23 disabled people not having their votes counted in a recent local election. The disenfranchisement occurred…

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Real Worry Voter Suppression, Not Fraud

October 13, 2017 4:03 pm

For people who take seriously the idea of free and open elections, it’s been a busy (and exhausting) few months. In no particular order, we: — Eagerly anticipate the Supreme Court’s decision on the partisan gerrymandering case Gill v. Whitford,…

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Trump ‘Voter Fraud’ Commission Violates Federal Law, Lawsuit Claims

October 12, 2017 4:15 pm

President Donald Trump’s controversial “election integrity” commission is facing yet another legal challenge with a privacy-rights group saying the panel is breaking federal law by gathering massive amounts of information on the nation’s registered voters. The Electronic Privacy Information Center,…

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Trump Election Commission Leader Sought a Radical Change to a Key Voting Law

October 6, 2017 4:22 pm

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the vice chair of President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission, urged the Trump administration to weaken a key federal voting law, according to documents released by a federal court on Thursday. Kobach called for…

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Democrats Face Voter Suppression, Gerrymandering, Rightwing Media

July 21, 2017 4:26 pm

Mainstream pundits invariably and incorrectly blame Democrats’ message (or supposed lack thereof) for the party’s electoral losses. Unfortunately, some Democrats internalize that argument and try to overcompensate by crafting clunky slogans. However, there are three chief factors that explain why…