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Trump's Source On False Voter Fraud Claims Was Registered To Vote In 3 States

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

The “expert” that President Donald Trump has repeatedly cited in his false claims of massive voter fraud was registered to vote in three states fo...

Despite What Trump Suggests, It's Not Illegal To Be Registered To Vote In Multiple States

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump suggests millions of people voted illegally because they’re registered to vote in more than one state ― something that isn...

Uncounted Nation -- 100 Million 'Missing' Votes

Doug Levitt | Posted 11.13.2016 | Politics
Doug Levitt

The unspoken margin of error in this election is an astonishing minus-100 million Americans.

Illinois Early Voting Sees Record Number of Ballots Cast

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.07.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

By Kevin Hoffman The number of Illinoisans who voted early, before Election Day, has reached record levels. As of Monday morning -- the last day of...

Indiana Officials Target A Black Voter Registration Drive On A Technicality

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Earlier this month, just ahead of Indiana’s voter registration deadline, state police executed a search warrant at the office of an o...

Mike Pence Used State Police To Suppress Indiana Voting, Advocacy Group Claims

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics

Patriot Majority USA, a progressive advocacy group, is accusing the Republican vice presidential nominee of suppressing voter registration in a new ad...

A Federal Judge Just Called Out SCOTUS on Voting Rights

Howard Schweber | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Howard Schweber

This week Mark Walker, a federal judge in Florida, called out the Supreme Court in no uncertain terms. The judge was considering Governor Scott's arg...

What You Learn When You Help Register Voters On A State's Deadline Day

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.12.2016 | Women

“Are you registered to vote?” “Are you registered to vote?” This week, we spent hours asking hundreds of passersby in Philadelphia on the fina...

Court Extends Florida Voter Registration Deadline After Rick Scott Refuses

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics

UPDATE: Oct. 12 ― At a hearing Wednesday, Judge Mark E. Walker further extended the voter registration deadline to Tuesday, Oct. 18, to accommodate ...

If You Live In One Of These States, Oct. 11 Is Your Last Day To Register To Vote

The Huffington Post | Adam Hamze | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― With less than a month to go until Election Day, one of the most important deadlines of the year is upon us: voter registration. Oct. 1...

2-to-1 Registration Advantage For Democrats Among 440K New Hispanic Voters In Florida

Latino Decisions | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics
Latino Decisions

Voter registration data in Florida over the past three-plus years show a dramatic shift in the partisan identities of Sunshine State Hispanics. The data suggest a potential sea change in the partisan commitments of the fastest-growing voting block in what remains a pivotal swing state in presidential elections.

Rick Scott Refuses To Extend Florida's Voter Registration Due To Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.08.2016 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) refuses to extend his state’s voter registration deadline because of Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm approaching t...

Hillary Clinton Taps Pusha T For Voter Registration Drive

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.29.2016 | Black Voices

On Wednesday, Hillary Clinton announced on Twitter a partnership with Pusha T to drive voter registration. Enter to win: meet Pusha T. Register to v...

Voter Registration On Election Day In Illinois Curbed By Federal Judge

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics

CHICAGO - A federal judge in Illinois on Tuesday blocked same-day registration at polling places in the state’s most populous counties, saying a law...

Have A Strong Opinion About Last Night's Debate? Do Something About It!

Page Gardner | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Page Gardner

This year, for the first time in our nation's history, the majority of voters deciding America's future will be the unmarried women, people of color and young voters who make up the Rising American Electorate (RAE). But only if they are registered and turn out to vote.

Turn On. Tune In. Drop Out? Voter Turnout in the Digital Age

Gabe Fenigsohn | Posted 09.25.2016 | Media
Gabe Fenigsohn

From Politico to Snapchat, Telemundo to Buzzfeed News, The Wall Street Journal to Hulu, a sporting event of historic proportions will captivate Americ...

Republican Voter Suppression Has Gone National!

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Republican voting suppression has reached new levels of cunning and deceit! No longer content to deny blacks, the young, and other traditional Democra...

Will Your Neighborhood Affect Your Access to Vote? And Other Questions This Election Cycle

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Hey, I'm putting my money where my mouth is and supporting efforts to get out the vote. I'm helping out orgs in 15 states across the nation. These are...

All In For Hillary! A Progressive Mom's Back-To-School To-Do List

Jennifer Rand | Posted 09.07.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Rand

The following was adapted from a blog entry originally published on my website, Musings from the FeMOMist, on September 2, 2016. For the original ver...

Chris Christie Vetoes Automatic Voter Registration Bill Again

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) vetoed a bill Thursday that would have made it easier for people to register to vote, claiming the measure would in...

Register To Vote Now: Here Are The Links And Deadlines for All US States And Territories

Jacob Stewart | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Jacob Stewart

The conventions are over. The candidates are set. And no matter your opinion, the 2016 Presidential Election will be historic. While election day is...

Interview With Connecticut Secretary Of State And Convention Delegate Denise Merrill

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I conducted the following interview yesterday, before the convention actually started. Denise Merrill is a Connecticut delegate (although not, as she pointed out to me, a superdelegate) and serves Connecticut as their Secretary of State. A recent achievement was the state becoming the first to pass a campaign finance reform law which created a public financing system for elections -- all the other states with such laws created them through ballot initiatives or referenda.

Young Voters: You Cannot Afford To Sit This Election Out

Riley Griffin | Posted 02.14.2017 | College
Riley Griffin

This summer, Donald Trump has generated chaos in the political stratosphere; a chaos that reverberates across television screens and splashes across n...

This State Says It Can Automatically Register Voters Without Legislative Approval

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics

Connecticut announced this week that it will become the fifth state in the U.S. to automatically register its citizens to vote. And it’s going to do...

Vermont Is The Nation’s Fourth State To Pass An Automatic Registration Law

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Automatic voter registration picked up more momentum Thursday as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) signed a bill that would automatically register eligib...