Tag: election

Republicans In Georgia Are Targeting And Removing Black Election Officials

June 20, 2021
Georgia Republicans are using new voter suppression laws to target and remove black local election officials. The New York Times reported: Across Georgia, members of at least 10 county election boards have been removed, had their position eliminated, or are likely to be kicked off through local ordinances or new laws passed by the state

Democrats stage mass walkout, prevent vote on Texas election law bill

May 31, 2021
Texas Democrats staged a mass walkout late Sunday night as a last-ditch effort to stave off a vote on a GOP “election integrity” initiative that would overhaul the state’s voting laws, reports said.  “Members, take your key and leave the chamber discreetly,” state Rep. Chris Turner, the Democratic caucus chair of the house, wrote in

Arizona election ‘audit’ is going so well, Republican lawmaker says ‘It makes us look like idiots’

May 10, 2021
Republicans are trying to have 2.1 million ballots from Maricopa County—where the majority of the state’s voters live—“audited.” So far, the conspiracy theorists in charge of the effort have gotten through 250,000 ballots, which puts them on track to finish in August. They only have the space where they’re currently working reserved until May 14, at

Biden Makes Putin Pay For Election Interference And Hacking With New Sanctions

April 15, 2021
President Biden expelled Russian diplomats and sanctioned Russian companies and individuals that were involved in hacking US infrastructure and election interference. President Biden wrote in a letter Congress provided to PoliticusUSA: I have determined that specified harmful foreign activities of the Government of the Russian Federation — in particular, efforts to undermine the conduct of

Georgia’s New Law, and the Risk of Election Subversion

April 6, 2021
Can state boards, county boards or anyone else use their administrative powers to flip electoral outcomes? After the November election, a majority of Republican members of Congress and state attorneys general signed on to efforts that would have invalidated millions of votes and brought about a constitutional crisis. With that backdrop, it seems naïve to

Georgia Awaits Election Result With Senate in Balance

January 6, 2021
ATLANTA — Democrats moved a major step closer to gaining control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday morning as Georgia voters elected the Rev. Raphael Warnock, the pastor at the storied Ebenezer Baptist Church, in a hard-fought runoff contest that became roiled by President Trump’s false claims of voter fraud in the state.Mr. Warnock’s victory

Trump Busted Committing Election Fraud In Georgia

January 3, 2021
Trump’s demand that Georgia Republicans find nearly 12,000 votes to reverse the election for him is election fraud. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Trump said: “Fellas, I need 11,000 votes. Give me a break. We have that in spades already,” Trump said, suggesting more legal action. “Or we can keep it going. But that’s not

Trump Is Using Election Fraud Conspiracy Theories To Raise Money For A Personal Slush Fund

December 2, 2020
Donald Trump is raising money more quickly as an election loser than he did as a candidate during the presidential campaign. On Tuesday night, Rachel Maddow pointed out that since the election, Trump has raised $170 million – most of which is going into a slush fund that the outgoing president can use to fund

Agitated Trump Supporters Coalescing into Distrustful New Election Integrity Movement – BillMoyers.com

November 25, 2020
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – NOVEMBER 07: Election personnel check in provisional ballots at the Gwinnett County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections offices on November 7, 2020 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Several counties in Georgia continued to count ballots even as news outlets have declared Joe Biden the winner of the race for President. (Photo by Elijah

National Non-Partisan Election Protection Hotline (866-OUR-VOTE/866-687-8683) Available For 2020 General Election

November 24, 2020
Election Protection “Our Election Protection program and 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683) hotline provide critical support for voters across the nation,” said Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. “Our goal is ensuring every voice is heard in our democracy.” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 01, 2020 Election Protection, the