US voting rights

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FBI investigates attempted breach of local election network in Ohio
News comes at a time when Republicans across the country claim without evidence that America’s electoral system is fraudulent

Lauren Aratani

20, Nov, 2021 @5:57 PM

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This is what gerrymandering looks like | The fight to vote
We zoomed in on four districts that provide some of the clearest examples of how US politicians are locking in election results for the next decade

Sam Levine

18, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Republicans are ‘cracking and packing’ voters to secure minority rule | David Daley
This partisan free-for-all could perpetuate Republican minority rule in Congress and state legislatures for the next decade – if not longer

David Daley

17, Nov, 2021 @11:19 AM

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These maps show how Republicans are blatantly rigging elections
Scroll down our visual guide to see how gerrymandering allows Republicans to virtually guarantee their re-election

Andrew Witherspoon and Sam Levine in New York

12, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Brad Raffensperger: ‘I haven’t talked to Trump. I don’t expect that’ll happen’
Georgia’s top election official was pressured by Trump to ‘find’ enough votes to overturn Biden’s victory. What does he think about it now?

Sam Levine in New York

11, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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New Yorkers reject expanded voting access in stunning result
Conservatives campaigned hard against proposed reforms while Democrats did little to promote the initiatives

Sam Levine in New York

09, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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They had a plan to unrig US elections. Things are not going as expected
In states such as Virginia, Michigan and Ohio citizens managed to take redistricting out of partisan control, but new panels have had a shaky start

Sam Levine in New York

05, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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DoJ sues Texas over new voting law, saying restrictions violate civil rights
Suit takes aim at two specific provisions that deal with providing assistance to voters at the polls and mail-in voting

Sam Levine in New York

04, Nov, 2021 @9:56 PM

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Senate Republicans again block key voting rights bill
John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act blocked in Senate, a failure likely to prompt fresh calls to end filibuster

Sam Levine in New York

03, Nov, 2021 @8:10 PM

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‘It’s been a barrage every day’: US election workers face threats and harassment
As Trump and allies falsely claim the vote was stolen, officials who uphold the election machinery say threats are the new normal

Sam Levine in New York

01, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How Texas Republicans are rigging the system against minority voters | The fight to vote
Republicans currently have a 23-13 advantage over Democrats, and the new map gives them a good chance to pick up two extra seats – what might happen next?

Sam Levine in New York

28, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘We need him to deliver’: Biden faces wrath of disappointed supporters
The US president hopes to be a transformational figure like FDR but inaction on voting rights, the climate crisis and social policy has fuelled frustration

David Smith in Washington

23, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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