“Senate Democrats to Hold Hearing on Ways to Protect and Strengthen the Right to Vote”

Advisory via email: On Tuesday, September 19th at 3:00 PM, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, along with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, … Continue reading

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“Kobach: ‘High Possibility’ Commission Won’t Make Any Recommendations”

TPM: There was no mention of the data request during the commission’s meeting, which included presentations about historical election turnout data, electronic voting systems and issues affecting public confidence in elections. But speaking to reporters afterward, commission vice chairman Kris … Continue reading

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Bob Bauer Calls on von Spakovsky to Resign from Pence-Kobach Sham Commission, and Has Questions About DOJ/AG Role

MSMHL:  The email was sent in February of this year. In June, President Trump appointed one of these Heritage experts, Hans Von Spakovsky, to the Commission. It turns out that Von Spakovsky also wrote the email, a fact now confirmed by … Continue reading

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Today’s Must-Read in NYT: “Russian Election Hacking Efforts, Wider Than Previously Known, Draw Little Scrutiny”

NYT: After a presidential campaign scarred by Russian meddling, local, state and federal agencies have conducted little of the type of digital forensic investigation required to assess the impact, if any, on voting in at least 21 states whose election … Continue reading

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Trump DOJ Argues Texas Should Be Allowed to Enforce Voter ID Law Court Struck Down Pending Appeal, Despite Intentional Discrimination Finding

New filing in the 5th Circuit does not even recognize that the trial court found Texas engaged in intentional racial discrimination in passing its voter id law and substitute, and that this finding allows for a broader remedy under the … Continue reading

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“Trump voting panel apologizes after judge calls failure to disclose information ‘incredible’”

WaPo: Kollar-Kotelly said the panel’s after-the-fact argument was “incredible” when it said it did not believe documents prepared by individual commissioners for the July meeting had to have been posted in advance. “You didn’t completely live up to the government’s … Continue reading

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