Washington. DC: Here is the exchange between Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) and Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions on voting, voter fraud, and the Voting Rights Act.
Missouri – Late last month a federal district court ended a two year challenge to the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s use of at-large elections for its seven member school board. The court ruled in August, that at-large elections for board members did… Read More ›
California – The ACLU of California issued this press release (below) last week regarding the possible voter intimidation of Hmong (voters whose ethnic origins are from the mountainous regions of China and Vietnam) living in the northern regions of the… Read More ›
Madison, Wisconsin – A 2011 voter identification law is still tied up in court, even after clearing at least one challenge in federal court. Civil rights and voter’s groups are still aiming for the law however, and have requested the… Read More ›
Washington, DC – Last week the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund released this report detailing state, county, and local voting changes proposed or implemented, during the past three years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County, Alabama v…. Read More ›
Virginia – The Virginia Supreme Court will hear a challenge to Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s April order restoring voting rights to over 200,000 of the state’s felons in a special session scheduled for Tuesday, July 19. The Virginia Attorney General… Read More ›