Tag: Ballot

Mississippi official frets that greater ballot access will allow ‘woke’ college students to vote

April 7, 2021
On March 26, Watson appeared on WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi, to discuss the dire scourge of “woke” college students voting. This earned a stern rebuke from Ray Mabus, a Democrat who served as Mississippi’s governor from 1988-1992. We’ll get to that in a moment, but first, this fucking fopdoodle: Transcript! WATSON: “One thing that has slipped

Thousands of NY voters can fix faulty ballot statements now

November 11, 2020
Thousands of New Yorkers whose absentee ballots were disqualified for mailing errors have time to correct the problem weeks after the election under a new state law. The city Board of Elections preliminary report released Tuesday found that 96 percent of the record 713,536 absentee ballots received in the mail during the coronavirus pandemic —

Postal Service Warns States It May Not Meet Mail-In Ballot Deadlines

August 15, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service has warned states that it may not be able to meet their deadlines for delivering last-minute mail-in ballots, further fueling the clash over the new postmaster general’s handling of vote-by-mail operations as President Trump continued to rail against the practice.In letters sent in July to all 50 states and the

Kanye West plans to be on ballot in swing-state Wisconsin

August 3, 2020
Independent “Birthday Party” presidential candidate and rapper Kanye West is making a last-minute push to get on the ballot in the swing-state of Wisconin. The Rust Belt state helped elect President Trump in 2016, with a margin of fewer than 23,000 votes between Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. West hired a petitioning firm to collect

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...

Obama Withstood Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists

March 11, 2015
The open letter sent by Republicans to Iran is but the latest insult to the first African American President of the US. Added to all of the previous insults and consistent efforts to undermine Barak Obama as President, the letter conveys a very clear message to African American voters. You may register, you may vote,

Malcolm X – Ballot or Bullet

April 23, 2014
  The Ballot or The Bullet was a speech by Malcolm X mostly about black nationalism delivered April 12, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan. This speech is in the publ…