My Grandmother Calls Me Every Election Day. Here’s Why That Matters. | Forbes

Facebook0Twitter0MailFerrisa Connell Forbes President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 while Martin Luther King and others look on. Featured Image Each November, my now 93-year-old grandmother dresses up to cast her vote in-person at her local precinct. Perhaps more importantly, she also calls each of her kids and grandchildren to remind […]

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Georgia Voters: Here’s How to Legally Vote Even if You’re on Brian Kemp’s Can’t-Vote List | Yahoo News

Facebook0Twitter0MailKat Armstrong Yahoo News The Georgia Governor’s race is making even more headlines this week — and not just because Democratic hopeful Stacey Abrams could become the US’s first-ever Black woman governor. News spread Thursday that the Republican candidate, current Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, has been accused of using his position to suppress […]

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A Former Obama Operative Built a New Anti-Republican Attack Machine | Bloomberg Businessweek John Burton hopes an army of dirt diggers can deliver an October surprise for Democrats.

Facebook0Twitter0MailJoshua Green Bloomberg Businessweek John Burton PHOTOGRAPHER: MICHAEL FRIBERG FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK Featured Image One evening in September, Tanya, a consultant at a big New York firm, was on her laptop scrutinizing public records and reading posts on VKontakte, the Russian social network, involving Representative Dana Rohrabacher, the Republican congressman from California. She was looking […]

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New York Governor Restores Voting Rights to Parolees | Colorlines An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

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After Obama’s 2008 Win, Indiana GOP Added Early Voting in White Suburb, Cut It in Indianapolis | Slate In 2008, Barack Obama squeaked out an unexpected win in Indiana thanks in part to his huge margin of victory in Marion County, which has a large population of black Democrats.

In 2008, Barack Obama squeaked out an unexpected win in Indiana thanks in part to his huge margin of victory in Marion County, which has a large population of black Democrats.

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Supreme Court Ruling On Ohio Voter Purge Will Have Long-Range Impact on Black Votes – Atlanta Black Star The United States Supreme Court’s decision to review a challenge to Ohio’s voters roll purge policy brings the question of voter discrimination to the forefront again.

The United States Supreme Court’s decision to review a challenge to Ohio’s voters roll purge policy brings the question of voter discrimination to the forefront again.

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