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Texas Democrats who fled state to testify at US House subcommittee hearing

Three of the Texas House Democrats who fled the state earlier this month to block the passage of a sweeping elections reform bill plan to…

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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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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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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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Texas Republicans advance elections bills in special session

Texas Republicans advanced two elections bills this weekend in a special session, as they work to pass sweeping legislation that would impose a number of restrictions…

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Abbott: Drive-thru voting would allow passengers to have a ‘coercive effect’ on voters

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Sunday said that drive-thru voting would allow passengers riding in vehicles to have a “coercive effect” on voters while defending proposed state…

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Clyburn urges Biden to back filibuster changes for election reform

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) is urging President Biden to back filibuster changes to allow Democrats to pass their key election reform measures with…

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Murkowski to vote ‘no’ on voting rights bill

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Tuesday announced that she will vote against advancing a sweeping election reform bill, spearheaded by Democrats, out of fear that…

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Schumer to force vote Tuesday on sweeping election bill

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) will force a vote Tuesday on a sweeping bill to overhaul federal elections.Schumer informed his caucus of the schedule…

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Georgia releases names of over 100K people at risk of having voter registration canceled

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) on Friday publicized the names of more than 100,000 people who could have their voter registration canceled.Raffensperger said the…

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North Carolina Senate passes trio of election measures

The GOP-led North Carolina Senate passed a trio of election measures on Wednesday that will likely be stalled by the time they get to the Democratic governor’s…

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AG Garland to double enforcement staff to protect voting rights

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday announced the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will double the number of enforcement staff dedicated to protecting the right…

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Pennsylvania Republicans propose new voter ID law and mail voting rollback

The bill is being pushed by the same lawmakers who sought to undermine the state’s results in the 2020 election. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/pennsylvania-republicans-propose-new-voter-id-law-mail-voting-rollback-n1270431 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Republicans want to change state election laws. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Passing new election laws has been one of the top priorities for Republican state legislators in 2021 — and they are working from similar playbooks…

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Texas GOP says it will adjust rule in election bill accused of impacting Black churchgoers

Texas GOP lawmakers say they will be making changes to their proposed restrictions to early voting on Sunday after critics argued the move disproportionately affected…

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New GOP voting laws target more than just voter access

First Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter….

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States are passing a record number of voting restrictions

Republican state legislatures have passed a record number of bills curtailing voting access in the first five months of 2021, the year after a national…

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Texas Republicans’ plan would slash polling places in areas with higher shares of voters of color: analysis

A proposal by Texas Republicans to change how Election Day polling places are distributed would reduce the number of polling places in areas with higher percentages of voters…

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Republicans eye new House majority through redistricting

Republican state legislators see this year’s decennial redistricting process as a prime opportunity to gain House seats in next year’s midterms – with some believing…

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On The Trail: Census data kicks off the biggest redistricting fight in American history

The first data from the 2020 U.S. census released Monday kicks off a new phase in perhaps the most consequential political battle of the next…

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