Greg Sargent: “Why Facebook probably won’t police Trump’s lies about voting”

Important piece: Under pressure to combat the disinformation that politicians — most notably the president of the United States — are spreading on its platforms, Facebook recently announced a new effort to combat lies geared in particular toward misleading Americans about voting.Disinformation … Continue reading

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National Association of Secretaries of State to Fox News: “slower results should not be considered harmful to the democratic process, but instead shows the commitment state and local election officials have to getting the outcome right.”

Good quote in an article entitled “The waiting game: Slow vote-counting in primaries could foreshadow November chaos:” The National Association of Secretaries of State told Fox News that “the likelihood of delayed election results in November due to increased absentee … Continue reading

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“CLC Files Complaint with the FEC Over Delay on Senator Ernst Dark Money Group”

Release: Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) today over its delay in enforcing the Federal Election Campaign Act’s (FECA) requirement that a group whose “major purpose” is supporting the re-election campaign of Senator Joni Ernst register with the FEC.  The complaint seeks FEC action on an … Continue reading

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Breaking: 7th Circuit, after 3 Year Delay, Decides Challenge to Wisconsin Voter ID and Related Voting Provisions, in Short Unanimous Opinion, Upholding and Striking Down Some Parts of Law; This is Mostly a Loss for Voting Rights Plaintiffs

You can find the 27-page unanimous decision, with no explanation for the 3 year delay in this case, at this link. This is mostly a loss for the plaintiffs in these cases, as the appeals court rejected many (though not … Continue reading

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