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Mississippi only state with no elected LGBTQ official: report

Mississippi is the only state in the U.S. with no known out LGBTQ elected official serving, according to a new annual report by the LGBTQ Victory Institute…. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/565211-mississippi-only-state-without-an-elected-lgbtq-official-report…

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Gun violence is up across the country. It’s changing mayoral politics.

Kasim Reed wasn’t planning on running for another term as mayor of Atlanta. But rising crime and the problems that have come with it —…

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Republicans poised to rig the next election by gerrymandering electoral maps

A supreme court justice described the last round of gerrymandering as ‘dishonoring US democracy’. Another round is about to start – will this be another…

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Arizona secretary of state to Trump before rally: ‘Take your loss and accept it and move on’

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D) said that her message to former President Trump before his visit on Saturday is to “take your loss…

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Another Nicaraguan presidential hopeful arrested in crackdown

President Daniel Ortega faces international rebuke for cracking down on potential opponents ahead of November elections. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/24/another-nicaraguan-presidential-hopeful-arrested-in-crackdown Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Elections #Newsfeed #Police #PoliceReform #Politics Minnesota

Ballot language to replace police department gets Minneapolis council’s OK

The city has been under pressure to overhaul its policing system following George Floyd’s fatal encounter with former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last year….

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Rep. Hank Johnson among demonstrators arrested at voting rights protest

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) was arrested on Thursday, along with other demonstrators, at a voting rights protest outside the Capitol.Johnson was arrested outside the Hart…

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Pennsylvania decertifies county’s voting machines after audit

Pennsylvania’s acting Secretary of State Veronica Degraffenreid announced Wednesday she decertified Fulton County voting equipment for future elections after officials allowed a private company to…

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Turns out the Greene-Gaetz “Put America First” tour is costing them a fortune (as in 4 times more than donations)

Perhaps the pairing of Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, in the midst of a sex trafficking (with a minor) scandal, with Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene,…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Elections #Newsfeed #Politics #Trending Arizona

Arizona’s sham audit rumbles on but could it backfire on Republicans?

The partisan election stunt in Maricopa county has inspired copycats across the US but some on the right are pushing back Happy Thursday. By all…

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As GOP supporters die of Covid, the party remains split in its vaccination message

Analysis: Top Trump supporters keep casting doubt on Covid-19 vaccines. Ahead of next year’s midterms, that means missing a chance to give Trump credit. Source:…

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It’s not just voting rights. Republicans are going after ballot campaigns.

The Republicans who lead Idaho’s Legislature spent more than two years smarting over the passage of a 2018 ballot initiative that forced the state to…

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Dems flood primary to face Ron Johnson in Wisconsin

Flipping Wisconsin is a top Democratic priority to bolster their razor-thin Senate majority. But before the party gets a shot at GOP Sen. Ron Johnson,…

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Female activists march on Capitol in push for voting rights

Women from the Poor People’s Campaign and its allies on Monday congregated outside the Supreme Court as part of an effort to ratchet up pressure…

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House Democrats tell Senate: exempt voting rights bill from filibuster

Filibuster exception would allow Democrats to push through their voting rights reform bill over unanimous Republican opposition Top Democrats in the House are spearheading a…

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Most Arizona Republicans say election audit will show Trump won: poll

A majority of Arizona Republicans in a new poll said that a partisan election audit there will show that former President Trump won the state’s…

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California has 41 candidates for September recall election

SACRAMENTO — Forty-one candidates have met the qualifications to run in the California gubernatorial recall election, less than a third of the number who ran…

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Arizona audit muddles on with no clear end in sight

Arizona’s partisan election audit is muddling along with no end on the horizon as Republicans in the state Senate and Democratic outside groups battle over…

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Sen. Warnock: “Shame on us” for protecting filibuster over voting rights

Sen. Raphael Warnock tells Axios he won’t let the Senate’s fixation on passing a pair of infrastructure bills prevent it from also protecting the voting…

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Stacey Abrams-founded group launches voting rights campaign

Fair Fight Action, the voting rights group founded by Stacey Abrams (D), is launching a campaign to help educate minority and progressive voters about two…

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Governor vows to arrest Democrats who fled Texas to block voting restrictions

• Lawmakers flew to Washington DC to deny legislature a quorum • Greg Abbott says he will call special sessions indefinitely Texas’s Republican governor, Greg…

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Texas Democrats flee state in effort to block GOP-backed voting restrictions legislation

Dozens of Democratic members of the Texas House of Representatives fled the state on Monday in an attempt to prevent quorum and block Republicans from…

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