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A former voter ID supporter realizes the real racial motive behind supposedly “common sense” reforms.
An important court decision stayed the GOP’s voter-suppression scheme in Pennsylvania. But that battle, and others like it across the nation, is only just beginning.
The former black congressman became a star among tea partiers after coming out in support of Voter ID laws.
Highlights from the Voting Rights Watch 2012 blog, from Brentin Mock, Aura Bogado and Maegan E. Ortiz
Many of Florida’s ex-felons are receiving conflicting information on their voting rights. That could spell disaster in November.
Plugged into the framework of far right organizations, True the Vote has “empowered” a zealous group hellbent on intimidating would-be voters.
If GOP lawmakers get their way, voting will become much more difficult in the Sunshine State.
You may have never heard of True the Vote, but the organization has major plans for upcoming elections across the country.
A spinoff of the King Street Patriots Texas Tea Party, True the Vote aims to have 1 million poll watchers in place by November.
A Republican proposal in Pennsylvania would change the way electoral votes are counted—and the results could spell Obama's defeat in 2012.
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