“Why Democrats Should Not Call the Georgia Governor’s Race ‘Stolen’; There are three important reasons to cool this rhetoric, despite Brian Kemp’s odious voter suppression efforts.”

I have written this piece for Slate. It begins: Many Democrats are understandably angry about efforts to suppress the vote in Georgia and elsewhere in the 2018 midterm elections. In the Peach State, there is no question that Gov.-elect Brian Kemp, while secretary … Continue reading

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“Key contests in Florida and Georgia remain mired in uncertainty amid expanding legal fights over ballot counts”

WaPo: One week after Election Day, high-stakes contests in Florida and Georgia remained mired in uncertainty amid expanding legal fights and political wrangling that could further prolong the counting of ballots. In Florida, where elections officials are conducting machine recounts in … Continue reading

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“Republican Gov. Rick Scott Was Just Sued Over His Role In The Florida Recount”

BuzzFeed: Republican Gov. Rick Scott has filed at least five lawsuits since Thursday against county election officials and instructed state police to investigate them for “fraud.” But on Monday, a group of Florida voters and organizations filed their own lawsuit that alleges … Continue reading

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Dueling Lawsuits in Florida Senate Count/Recount Disputes

Ernest Canning: On Thursday, Florida Democrats filed a federal lawsuit in which they alleged that the Sunshine State’s, county-by-county, subjective signature match procedures for rejecting vote-by-mail (VBM) and provisional ballots are arbitrary, lacking in standards, and, over several election cycles, inconsistently applied … Continue reading

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Breaking: Brian Kemp Resigns as Georgia Secretary of State, Effective Tonight, As Abrams Continues to Fight for Votes in Governor’s Race

Axios reports. Kemp should have recused himself from any issues connected to this election, given his obvious conflict of interest. This comes after numerous complaints about how he conducted this election and election administration in Georgia generally. Protect Democracy, which … Continue reading

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“Judges Are Telling Minority Voters They’re Probably Being Disenfranchised, but It’s Too Late to Do Anything About It”

I have written this piece for Slate. it begins: In separate rulings on Thursday, two federal courts had the same message for minority voters making credible claims of potential disenfranchisement: Your arguments may be good on the merits, but it’s … Continue reading

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