SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – California Senator Barbara Boxer plans to introduce a bill in Congress that would ensure voters in states which require them to show a photo ID at the polls have easy access to acceptable forms of identification. 228 more words
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If you don’t know where or how to vote next Tuesday, check out the Pew Charitable Trust’s Voting Information Project webpage. Partnering with Google and others, The Pew Trust has developed informational apps for Android and iOS, an SMS (text message) service, and other tools to help voters know where to go to cast their votes.
We’ve been debating the discriminatory and shameful voter ID laws on my Facebook page for several days now. A lot of the debate centers around the question of just how wide spread the alleged scourge of rampant “voter fraud” is. 671 more words
Jim Crow returns Millions of minority voters threatened by electoral purge - By Greg Palast for Al Jazeera America
Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions, especially black, Hispanic and Asian-American voters, are at risk. 380 more words
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ATLANTA, GEORGIA—On Tuesday, Judge Christopher Brasher of the Fulton County Superior Court denied a petition from civil rights advocates to force Georgia’s Secretary of State to process an estimated 40,000 voter registrations that have gone missing from the public database.