“A Black Man Brought 3 Forms of ID to the Polls in Wisconsin. He Still Couldn’t Vote.”

Must-read Ari Berman: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said his state’s strict new voter ID requirement worked “just fine” in the April 5 primary, but thousands of Wisconsinites were unable to cast a ballot because of the new law. One of … Continue reading

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“Group wants investigation of Kris Kobach and federal election official Brian Newby”

AP: A nonprofit public advocacy group called Wednesday for an investigation of a top federal elections official in the wake of a media report about his communications with one of the nation’s leading advocates of voting restrictions. Washington, D.C.,-based Allied … Continue reading

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“The conservative gladiator from Kansas behind restrictive voting laws”

Important Sari Horwitz WaPo piece on Kobach: Kobach, 50, first entered the national spotlight several years ago when he advised Mitt Romney on the idea of “self-deportation” for illegal immigrants during the 2012 presidential campaign. A former chairman of the … Continue reading

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