Voter Suppresion

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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Did Alabama Just Violate Federal Voting Law?

December 17, 2017 4:40 am

Mark Joseph Stern for Slate “As long as I’m secretary of state of Alabama,” John Merrill proclaimed in 2016, “you’re going to have to show some initiative to become a registered voter in this state.” Merrill, a Republican, is still…

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Vote Suppressors Unleashed

November 30, 2017 8:25 pm

By Richard L. Hasen for Slate This could be a very bad week for voting rights in the United States. On Friday, a federal consent decree to stop potential voter suppression by the Republican National Committee—in place since 1982—is set…