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US Politics & Gov't

12-Year-Old 'Suffragette' Fires Back at NC Gov. for Voter Suppression: 'I Am Not a Prop!' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, America's youth, Madison Kemrey, North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrorygovernment, republicans, elections, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 306 days ago - rawstory.com
Madison Kimrey gained attention for protesting outside the Governor's Executive Mansion in opposition to the sweeping new law that requires a government ID to vote, cuts the number of early voting days and takes away the right of pre-registration for 16..
WATCH: This Is Why Voter ID Laws Are About Voter Suppression (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter ID, voter suppression, birth certificate, Pennsylvania, Americans, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, politics )

Carrie
- 352 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"Who doesn't have voter ID?" is a popular question asked by Republicans who argue that the ID requirement for voting is just a simple way to ensure the "integrity" of our elections. There are many problems with that assertion.
DNC Chair On Colorado Recalls: 'This Was Voter Suppression, Pure And Simple'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter suppression, Colorado, NRA, recall election, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, republicans, politics, news )

Carrie
- 355 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"The recall elections in Colorado were defined by the vast array of obstacles that special interests threw in the way of voters for the purpose of reversing the will of the legislature and the people," Wasserman Schultz said in a statement...
Why Are Conservatives Trying to Destroy the Voting Rights Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights act, conservatives, demographic change, voter suppression, blocking the minority vote, GOP, whiter, South, NAACP, civil rights )

Brian
- 569 days ago - thenation.com
"The current campaign against the VRA is the result of three key factors: a whiter, more Southern, more conservative GOP that has responded to demographic change by trying to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate; a 25 year effort to gut..."
How the GOP Plans to Subvert, Buy and Obstruct the Vote in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, GOP, electoral college, changing how votes are counted, voter suppression, subvert, obstruct, buy, 2016, GOP goals, gerrymandering, Citizens United )

Brian
- 569 days ago - truth-out.org
"The GOP knows that they cannot compete unless they change. But instead of trying to compete, they're trying to change. Change the rules of the game, that is. "
Election Day Winners and Losers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: increasing numbers, left of Republicans and Democrats, socialists, lgbt equality, republicans rebuked, voting machine fraud, voter suppression, the Hurricane Sandy effect, the electoral college vs the 99% )

Brian
- 663 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Lance Selfa, Nicole Colson, Lee Sustar and Eric Ruder run down some of the stories lost in the glare of the spotlight focused on the presidential race."
New Evidence Shows Poll Watching Efforts Target Minority Precincts (VIDEO and TEXT)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, elections, ethics, freedoms, republicans, voter suppression, politics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 665 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Poll watchers from groups ostensibly targeting voter fraud are headed primarily to minority voting precincts on Election Day, lending support to the argument that their real goal is to suppress the African-American and Latino vote.
TAKE ACTION - Tell Clear Channel: Take Down These Billboards !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voter suppression, billboards, Clear Channel, republicans, elections, lies )

Angelika
- 688 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
It's one of the nastiest voter suppression schemes we've seen: ...an anonymous group started running outrageous billboards which try to scare people away from voting.
Video: Republican Party Training 'Poll Challengers' In Illegal Voter Suppression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voter suppression, Tea Party, republicans, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, americans, abuse, candidates, crime, lies, politics )

Carrie
- 696 days ago - thinkprogress.org
As courts continue to block voter suppression efforts around the county, conservative groups are redoubling efforts to intimidate voters at the polls come Election Day.
Three Ways Romney Can Still Win the Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: America, candidates, debates, elections, fraud, freedoms, lies, money, voter suppression )

Kit
- 698 days ago - truth-out.org
Romney may be shooting himself in the foot at every turn, but the race could still be very close thanks to a GOP trifecta of lies, dark money and vote suppression.
Courts Block GOP Voter Suppression Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, republicans, racism, abuse, americans, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, politics, rights, society )

Carrie
- 698 days ago - thenation.com
In a major victory for voting rights, Judge Robert Simpson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled today that voters in the state do not need to show government-issued ID in order to cast a ballot in November.
Voter Suppression 101 - How Conservatives Are Conspiring to Disenfranchise Millions of Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, americans, republicans, voter suppression, ethics, government )

Carrie
- 726 days ago - americanprogress.org
The right to vote is under attack all across our country. Conservative legislators are introducing and passing legislation that creates new barriers for those registering to vote, shortens the early voting period, imposes new requirements ...
Tell Duke Energy: Take a Stand Against Corporate Funding of Voter Suppression ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, government, ALEC, Duke Energy, voter suppression, republicans, freedoms, corruption, constitution, americans )

Nancy
- 731 days ago - act.credoaction.com
For years, the right wing has been trying to stop people of color, young people, and seniors from voting in order to help Republicans get elected -- and now some of America's biggest companies, like Duke Energy, are helping them do it.
2012 Summary of Voting Law Changes -- Voter Suppression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govt Fear Mongering, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, Voter Suppression )

Kit
- 751 days ago - brennancenter.org
The Brennan Center's Voting Law Changes in 2012 report analyzed how a series of laws imposing new restrictions on who can vote and how could significantly change the electoral landscape.
 

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