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6/3/17 Voter Suppression Laws: What’s New Since the 2012 Presidential Election
In the 2016 presidential election, up to 17 states may have restrictive voting laws in place. Collectively, these 17 states are home to over 110 million people and will wield 189 of the 270 electoral votes necessary to win the presidency. Overall, the ACLU is fighting in 15 states, challenging various hurdles to registration, cutbacks on early voting, and strict voter identification requirements. READ MORE>>
6/3/17 Voter suppression, not fraud, looms large in U.S. elections
For months, Donald Trump has repeatedly raised the specter of a “rigged election” costing him the presidency. It is an obsession that can really only be understood as a case of projection. To the extent that there is a systematic effort to distort the election results this November, it is coming from the Republican Party. As on other subjects, Trump’s “rigged election” READ MORE>>