Voting Rights

In the past week alone, Democratic groups have filed three challenges to voting restrictions in different places.
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.
The lead plaintiff in a new lawsuit will not be legally allowed to vote until 2053 because she will be on probation.
The state wanted people who it suspected had moved — around 175,000 people — to jump through additional hoops at the polls if they wanted to vote.
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.
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 only way to know whether voters want to cancel their registration is to ask them," 7th Circuit Chief Judge Diane Wood wrote.
David Ledbetter wanted to meet the people where they are, and right now the people are in line for chicken sandwiches.
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.
The president's former campaign manager is reportedly considering a run for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire.
Places that were subject to federal supervision in the past still appear to be removing voters more aggressively today.
So far, not a single question has been posed about gerrymandering or other key voting rights issues.
She's appealing a five-year prison sentence and fighting to save her home, all so the state can prop up the myth of "voter fraud." There are serious questions about the case against her.
"This administration is weaponizing the federal judiciary to restrict the vote," the NAACP warns in a new report.