Posts tagged "voter"

Major Voter Suppression Efforts Surface in Georgia

As early voting kicks off, allegations of voter suppression are rising out of Georgia as voters choose between former-state house Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp in the tight race for governor. As Secretary of State, Kemp is responsible for crafting and carrying out voting policies in the state.

Again, Judges Rule North Carolina’s Congressional District Map Unconstitutional

On Monday, a three-judge panel on the Circuit Court of Appeals ruled North Carolina’s congressional district map as unconstitutionally gerrymandered to favor Republicans.

Today is the 53rd Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

August 6, 2018 marks the 53rd anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing into law the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965. Politicians and organizations alike are recognizing the milestone on social media, highlighting how the VRA continues to influence American elections and politics today.

New Hampshire Passes Voter Suppression Law

Last week, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed a law that would prevent most out-of-state students from voting in the state.