voting rights

Kris Kobach watches his voter fraud lie get fact-checked. It didn’t go well.

Kris Kobach watches his voter fraud lie get fact-checked. It didn’t go well.

Several Democratic voting experts including New Hampshire’s secretary of state on Tuesday repudiated White House voting commission co-chair Kris Kobach’s claim that thousands of out-of-state voters in

Background Checks for Voting Get Floated at Trump Election Commission Meeting

There are about 33,000 gun deaths each year in America. Between 2000 and 2014, there were just 31 documented cases of voter impersonation. But as President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission
Ann Coulter: People Shouldn't Vote 'Until They're Thirty'

Ann Coulter: People Shouldn't Vote 'Until They're Thirty'

Ann Coulter believes college brainwashes our youth so they shouldn't be allowed to vote until they are thirty. “It’s just to get the results of 13 years of Chinese-style brainwashing,” Coulter said.

Lawsuits, Falsehoods, and a Lot of White Men: Trump’s Election Commission Meets Amid Growing Controversy

A few days before President Donald Trump’s “election integrity” commission meets in New Hampshire on Tuesday, its vice chair, Kris Kobach, published a column in Breitbart claiming “proof” that voter

A Trump official accused 5,000 people of voter fraud with no proof

When Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach isn’t trying to prove that voter fraud exists on behalf of the Trump Administration, he moonlights as a Breitbart columnist. In his most recent column, he

Pence’s spokesman pushes lie about voter fraud in New Hampshire

On Thursday afternoon, Marc Lotter, press secretary for Vice President Mike Pence, shared a debunked Washington Times story alleging that widespread voter “may have tipped New Hampshire against

Top Civil Rights Nominee Won’t Refute Trump Falsehood About Illegal Voting in 2016

As the Trump administration tries to recover from its tepid response to the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, the president’s pick to oversee the country’s civil rights enforcement faced a
Republicans Won’t Play Fair Unless Democrats Make Them

Republicans Won’t Play Fair Unless Democrats Make Them

A week after Hurricane Harvey submerged Houston, it speaks volumes about asymmetries in U.S. politics that we’re left to wonder whether Republicans in Congress will be as magnanimous with the
Alito’s order on Texas’ gerrymandered maps sends a warning about what could come next

Alito’s order on Texas’ gerrymandered maps sends a warning about what could come next

Earlier this month, a panel of three federal judges held that two Texas congressional districts are illegal gerrymanders — one because it was intentionally drawn to dilute Hispanic votes and the other

New Illinois Law Could Automatically Register 1 Million Voters

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law on Monday a bill that will automatically register eligible residents to vote. The bill, which unanimously passed the state legislature in July, could sign up

Federal Court Finds Texas Political Map Discriminated Against Minorities, Again

The state of Texas is on an impressive losing streak in court. On Thursday evening, a three-judge panel of a federal district court in San Antonio found that the state House district map purposefully

Courts Have Blocked Three Discriminatory Texas Voting Laws in Eight Days

On August 15, a three-judge federal court in San Antonio ruled that Texas’ 2013 congressional redistricting maps were enacted with “racially discriminatory intent” against Latino and African American

Federal court tosses out racist Texas voter suppression law

In a decision that could significantly hobble conservative efforts to keep many voters from the polls if its reasoning is embraced by higher courts, a federal district court threw out Texas’ voter ID

Federal Court Slaps Down Texas Voter ID Law—Again

On Wednesday, a federal judge in Corpus Christi issued a permanent injunction against Texas’s draconian voter ID law, which intentionally discriminates against black and Latino Texans in violation of

Democrats on Trump’s voting commission iced out since first meeting

When President Trump announced the formation of his Commission on Election Integrity in May, the White House said the group would “study vulnerabilities in voting systems” and “utilize all available

Non-citizens are gaining voting rights and some folks couldn’t be happier

A tragic comedy of errors The post Non-citizens are gaining voting rights and some folks couldn’t be happier appeared first on Hot Air.

Trump Election Commissioners Are Resisting Efforts to Protect Elections From Hacking

The intelligence community fears that Russia’s meddling in US elections did not end in November 2016, and that when the Kremlin tries to intervene again, state and local voting systems will be a prime

This Republican Candidate Had a Little Trouble Voting on Tuesday

Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama showed up to vote, presumably for himself, in the state’s Republican Senate primary on Tuesday, only to learn that he had been ensnared by a voter suppression tactic.

Texas Republicans Intentionally Discriminated Against Minority Voters, Court Rules

On Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump refused to blame white nationalists for the violence in Charlottesville, a federal court ruled that congressional districts drawn by Texas Republicans

Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges

The Indiana chapter of the NAACP is suing state election officials to block a new law that would shutter hundreds of polling locations in a county with a large number of African American and Hispanic