Trump Tweets on Voter ID and Election Security, Wrongly Suggesting that Impersonation Fraud Is a Problem in US Elections (It’s Not) and That He’d Hold Election Security Bills Hostage

Here’s the tweet: No debate on Election Security should go forward without first agreeing that Voter ID (Identification) must play a very strong part in any final agreement. Without Voter ID, it is all so meaningless!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Will Be Creating Block-Level Citizenship Data–a Way Around Supreme Court Ruling Which Could Allow States to Draw Citizen-Only Districts Hurting Latinos and Democrats

See the thread from Tierney Sneed beginning here: NEW via Rep. Pressley's office: Census Bureau, in written response confirms, that it will be producing block level data on citizenship voting age population pic.twitter.com/hICWp8j4hW— Tierney Sneed (@Tierney_Megan) August 13, 2019 … Continue reading

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2019 Supplement to The Law of Democracy

Russians and campaign finance law. Manipulation of democracy through social media. The transformative role of small donors in campaigns. Partisan gerrymandering. Read, and teach, all about it through the 2019 Supplement to The Law of Democracy, now available here: https://3668083.app.netsuite.com/core/media/media.nl?id=3508202&c=3668083&h=6b593bcd626e97f26edb&_xt=.pdf … Continue reading

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Chair of North Carolina State Board of Elections Resigns After Telling Inappropriate Sexual Joke to 600 People at Election Conference; Comes at Time When Board Has Rescinded Decision on New Voting Machines

Resignation: I don’t know if this is breaking or already reported but apparently @NCSBE Chairman Bob Cordle has resigned. Statement attached from @NC_Governor #ncga #ncpol pic.twitter.com/38PPy4occN— Melissa Boughton (@mel_bough) July 30, 2019 Earlier: State Board of Elections Chairman Robert Cordle … Continue reading

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The Central Issue in the Constitutional Challenge to CA’s New Law Denying Ballot Access to Presidential Candidates Unless They Disclose Their Tax Returns

The Supreme Court has long recognized that laws regulating candidate access to the ballot implicate the First Amendment and associational rights of voters. After all, if a candidate cannot get on the ballot, voters cannot vote for that candidate. As … Continue reading

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