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Turning Back the Clock in Florida

Erika Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erika Wood

In less than an hour, Florida Governor Rick Scott denied the right to vote to hundreds of thousands, maybe as many as a million, Florida citizens.

Taking our Democracy to the Next Level -- in Virginia

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Signer

Disenfranchisement laws that date back to our Jim Crow era currently prevent at least one in five African-American men from voting in Virginia.

VA Lt. Gov. Candidate Mike Signer: 25% of Af-Am Men Are Disenfranchised

Baratunde Thurston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Baratunde Thurston

If you told me there was man seeking office who raised the disenfranchisement of African-Americans as an issue worth addressing, I would have called you crazy or a liar, but that's just what Mike Signer did.

FL Already a Hotbed of Voting Problems

Shawna Vercher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shawna Vercher

A quick glance at what is currently being reported from across the state: Tampa, FL - Special "Emergency" Ballot Box Created On the Spot All ballots ...

The Great U.S. Political Party Tradition: Rally Yours, Disenfranchise Theirs

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Independent

From reading tests and ID challenges to felon disenfranchisement laws and the endless purging of voter rolls, the U.S. is almost alone among industrial world democracies in having no uniform federal voting law.