US voting rights

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Florida Republicans targeted Black voters, justice department says in filing
The agency claims the restrictions, including a ban on providing water and food to those lining up to vote, are racially motivated

Sam Levine in New York

17, Aug, 2022 @11:09 PM

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Election denialism remains powerful in Republican politics | The fight to vote
Republican nominees in Michigan, Nevada and Pennsylvania are on the verge of claiming offices where they would have enormous power over elections

Sam Levine in New York

04, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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How the movement to undermine election results is spreading in the US | The fight to vote
From Texas volunteers reviewing 2020 primary ballots to objections against absentee drop boxes in Kansas, undermining confidence in elections is metastasizing

Sam Levine in New York

29, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Democracy runs through Arizona’: candidate for attorney general says fate of the nation is at stake
Kris Mayes, a former Republican, says protecting democracy, the heating planet and abortion rights are urgent priorities

Nina Lakhani in Phoenix

29, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Trump aimed to erode immigrant representation with census citizenship question, documents show
Documents reveal officials worked to keep secret their intention to use the data to exclude non-citizens from apportionment

Sam Levine

20, Jul, 2022 @6:19 PM

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Voting is significant determinant of health, US medical association declares
Some advocates suggest AMA could partner with civic groups to encourage voting, which correlates to better health outcomes

Simar Bajaj

14, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Why a ‘spider crab’ is crawling to the top of a US ‘I voted’ sticker contest | The fight to vote
Voters in Ulster county, New York, may receive a sticker of Hudson Rowan’s design this November – and many say it’s ‘a fitting image’ of the political scene

Sam Levine in New York

14, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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I want a voice in Texas’s political future – but will my state even let us vote? | Alexandra Villarreal
When my partner and I moved to Austin in 2020, I faced numerous obstacles in registering to vote. There is no state where it’s harder to cast a ballot than Texas

Alexandra Villarreal

09, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘It’s a sham’: fears over Trump loyalists’ ‘election integrity’ drive
Roger Stone and Michael Flynn involved in ‘Operation Eagles Wings’, push to train activists in election canvassing and poll-watching

Peter Stone in Washington

07, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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DoJ sues Arizona over voting law that requires proof of citizenship
Measure signed into law by Republican governor in March a ‘textbook violation’ of law designed to protect voters, department says

Sam Levine in New York

06, Jul, 2022 @12:51 PM

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Next up: voting rights, as US supreme court set to tear up more protections
The ideologically driven conservative majority is likely to further weaken key civil rights legislation after a term of radical rulings

Sam Levine

03, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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US supreme court case could give state politicians huge power over elections
Nation’s highest court to hear North Carolina case seeking to remove state courts’ oversight of elections for federal office

Sam Levine

30, Jun, 2022 @7:05 PM

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