Voter Suppression

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Justin Clark was recorded at a private event saying: “That’s what you’re going to see in 2020. It’s going to be a much bigger program, a much more aggressive program."
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Texas resident Crystal Mason was sentenced to five years in prison for voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election. Her ballot was never counted.
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The state is removing more than 300,000 people from its voter rolls, raising concerns from voting rights advocates who say this is yet another effort to suppress votes.
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In a Washington Post op-ed, Mason, who activists say is a victim of blatant voter suppression, vowed to “educate the next generation” of voters about their rights.
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The law subjects people who engage in voter registration to potential fines and even criminal penalties.
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Lawyers for Mason, who was sentenced to five years in prison, say her provisional vote in 2016 wasn't an illegal vote because it didn't actually count.
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Crystal Mason is fighting a five-year prison sentence for trying to vote in the 2016 presidential election.
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Voting rights groups want the state to pause the removals, noting that thousands of eligible voters are at risk of having their voter registrations canceled.
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The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate said she's currently focused on fighting voter suppression ahead of the primary.
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The former Georgia gubernatorial nominee will not be running for president in 2020.
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Places that were subject to federal supervision in the past still appear to be removing voters more aggressively today.
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"This administration is weaponizing the federal judiciary to restrict the vote," the NAACP warns in a new report.
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Critics say the new law is akin to a poll tax and undercuts a state constitutional amendment to expand voting rights.
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The Georgia Democrat argued that a 2013 Supreme Court ruling led to voter suppression tactics that targeted people of color.
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Texas officials said they suspected nearly 100,000 noncitizens were on state voter rolls in January. But that conclusion was based on flawed data.
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The Republicans accused the Democratic lawmakers of meddling in state election issues.
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Activists say the measure would chill efforts to register people in a state that already has significant problems with voter registration and turnout.
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The rising Democratic star lost the controversial 2018 election by a very narrow margin amid allegations of voter suppression.
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The committee wants to know more about a controversial effort to review the voter rolls in Texas and a decision to move a polling place in Kansas.
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The civil liberties group says long lines at the polls and delays in processing voter registrations and absentee ballots amount to a constitutional violation.