A closer look at the reasons behind a huge surge in voter registrations this election season.
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Why Have Texas’s Restrictive Voter Bills Received Less Corporate Pushback Than the Ones in Georgia?
A few of Texas's big businesses have publicly criticized efforts to make voting more difficult. But many more, fearful of Republican retribution, are trying to keep their heads down.
The Blue States That Make It Hardest to Vote
I f President Joe Biden wants to vote by mail next year in Delaware, he’ll have to provide a valid reason for why he can’t make the two-hour drive from the White House back to his polling place in ...
Protecting the fundamental right of all Americans to have access to the voting booth
an immigrant from Bermuda, was just the 40th African American to be registered to vote in my hometown of Wilson, N.C. When I was a toddler, he began organizing with the NAACP, leading voter ...
Fact checking Texas lawmaker's claim of 400 voter fraud 'cases'
In defending his controversial voting bill on CNN on Sunday, Texas state Sen. Bryan Hughes claimed half a dozen times that the attorney general's office had 400 open voter fraud cases. “That's the ...
Ron DeSantis Once Had Vote Tossed When Officials Couldn't Verify Signature on Ballot Was His
When then-Congressman Ron DeSantis cast his mail ballot for Florida’s primary election in 2016, election workers in his hometown flagged the signature as a mismatch. When DeSantis provided the ...
‘How much fraud is OK?’: In voter fraud debate, Republicans have a trump card
AUSTIN - Democratic state Sen. Royce West of Dallas was making a point. The number of prosecutions for voter fraud cases in the state of Texas is low.
The Watchdog: Need cash? Slap a magnet sign on your truck and say you’re a roofer. Forget the roof. This is Texas
What happens after a monster storm? Storm chasers show up from who knows where and charm desperate homeowners in need of a new roof out of that first insurance check.
Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler discusses voter registration group with UGA College Republicans
Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler gave a succinct message to the University of Georgia College Republicans on Wednesday night: The Republican Party needs diversity.
The GOP’s Voter Restriction Bill Would Be a Do-over of the Attempted Voter Purge of 2019
Thanks in part to Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s ever-shifting rules about what constitutes a majority in the upper chamber, the fate of Senate Bill 7 was never in doubt. The Republicans had the ...
Why We Are (And Should Be) Talking About Voting Rights Right Now
Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarah (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): Georgia’s new voting law ...
For Longtime Civil Rights Advocates, Proposed Voting Restrictions Echo the Past
According to a study conducted in the Election Law Journal last fall, Texas came in as the most difficult state in the country to vote ahead of last November’s presidential elections. The reasons?
Texas Senate passes bill to cut early voting, empower poll watchers
The Texas Senate in the early morning hours Thursday passed a sweeping election bill that cuts early voting options and empowers partisan poll watchers. Senate Bill 7 bans overnight early voting and ...