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Voting Restrictions

Review Exposes Trouble With State's 2012 Elections

AP | BY RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — At least 12 Iowa residents wrongly had their ballots rejected in the 2012 presidential election because of inaccuracies in th...

Bill Clinton: New Voter Restrictions Are A Step Back

AP | By JIM VERTUNO | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restr...

Wisconsin State Senate Delivers Blow To Early Voting

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin state Senate voted Wednesday to end weekend voting before statewide elections and allow lobbyists to make politica...

Showdown Anticipated Over Voting Restrictions In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Cuyahoga County executive Ed FitzGerald (D-Ohio), who is running for governor, announced Thursday at a press conference that he will challenge new vot...

The Right to Vote? Meet the GOP Confidence Game

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Facts? They'll go with feelings... ...

GOP Lawmakers Push 'Radical' Voting Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are gearing up to overhaul voting legislation with the introduction of three new bills, MSNBC reported Thursday. State Sen. G...

Dear Dems: Stay Home, Dammit!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

If Republicans write the rules... ...

Why Doesn't the Law Give Full Free Speech Protection to Voters?

Armand Derfner | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Armand Derfner

Current Supreme Court doctrine would give the states broad leeway to enact these restrictions. But, in light of the broad First Amendment protection given to political spending, isn't it time for the Court to re-examine its method of analyzing restrictions on the voters themselves?

The Right to Vote for All

Anthony Papa | Posted 02.07.2012 | New York
Anthony Papa

Millions of people convicted of felonies will be barred from voting in the upcoming presidential election. This is a mind-boggling number of people who will be disenfranchised.

Republicans Tighten Voting Laws Ahead Of 2012

Los Angeles Times | David G. Savage | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

Republicans in states like Florida are making it more challenging to vote or to register others. Democrats say it's an effort to disenfranchise studen...