Tag Archives: voter suppression

Kris Kobach: Democracy, to be effective, need not be democratic

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the head of President Donald Trump’s commission investigating voter fraud, on Wednesday refused to concede that Democrat Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in… Read more »

“[C]ontempt for what it means to cast a vote”

Nearly a decade ago, the Bush/Cheney administration thought it’d be a good idea to give Hans von Spakovsky a six-year term on the Federal Elections Commission. Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick offered… Read more »

Karen Handel: “I do not support a livable wage”…because compassion is weakness

Karen Handel, the Republican candidate for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, said Tuesday that she does “not support a livable wage.” Among the questions posed to Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff… Read more »

REAL democracy means ensuring only the “right” people are allowed to vote

A federal judge on Thursday ordered Georgia to reopen voter registration before the June run-off for the open House seat in the sixth district, a move that will allow more… Read more »

Another (not so very) Great Moment in Presidential Fiscal Responsibility

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that sets up a commission to review his controversial allegations of widespread voter fraud, along with reports of voter suppression. The Presidential Advisory… Read more »

North Carolina Republicans: Proof power is fun…but absolute power is #@$%^*& awesome

North Carolina Republicans vote to dilute governor’s power and curtail voting rights: https://t.co/qXaxo7XlFl pic.twitter.com/j1gqWcxDoN — Slate (@Slate) April 13, 2017 Just weeks after a court struck down the centerpiece of… Read more »

My contribution for a new GOP campaign slogan: “If you can’t beat ’em, cheat ’em”

WASHINGTON ― On March 21, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) vetoed legislation that would have automatically registered eligible voters when they sought services from the Department of Motor Vehicles. The… Read more »