Voter Suppression

The law subjects people who engage in voter registration to potential fines and even criminal penalties.
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.
Crystal Mason is fighting a five-year prison sentence for trying to vote in the 2016 presidential election.
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.
The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate said she's currently focused on fighting voter suppression ahead of the primary.
The former Georgia gubernatorial nominee will not be running for president in 2020.
Places that were subject to federal supervision in the past still appear to be removing voters more aggressively today.
"This administration is weaponizing the federal judiciary to restrict the vote," the NAACP warns in a new report.
Critics say the new law is akin to a poll tax and undercuts a state constitutional amendment to expand voting rights.
The Georgia Democrat argued that a 2013 Supreme Court ruling led to voter suppression tactics that targeted people of color.
Texas officials said they suspected nearly 100,000 noncitizens were on state voter rolls in January. But that conclusion was based on flawed data.
The Republicans accused the Democratic lawmakers of meddling in state election issues.
Activists say the measure would chill efforts to register people in a state that already has significant problems with voter registration and turnout.
The rising Democratic star lost the controversial 2018 election by a very narrow margin amid allegations of voter suppression.
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.
The civil liberties group says long lines at the polls and delays in processing voter registrations and absentee ballots amount to a constitutional violation.
The state faces several allegations of voter suppression during the midterm elections.
David Whitley sidestepped questions about why his office sent out a press release on supposed noncitizen voters without having done a thorough investigation.
Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani spoke with political strategist Leah Daughtry about 2020 candidates and the black vote.
After taking control of the U.S. House, Democrats are trying to compile evidence that shows voter suppression is a much larger problem than voter fraud.