“A Jim Crow law stacks the deck against Mississippi Democrats. Our new data set shows just how badly”–Expect Litigation Before Jim Hood Runs for Miss. Governor

Daily Kos: Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood is running for governor of Mississippi this year, and as we’ve noted before, a Jim Crow-era law means that Hood could lose even if he wins the most votes on Election Day.​ That’s because the … Continue reading

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House Judiciary Committee Hearing Tuesday on H.R. 1

COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY Witness List Time               Date                                                    Place 10:00 AM       Tuesday, January 29, 2019              2141 Rayburn House Office Building Subject: H.R. 1, the “For the People Act of 2019” Ms. Vanita Gupta President and Chief Executive Officer Leadership Conference on Civil and Human … Continue reading

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With Resignation of North Carolina Chief Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court About to be 6-1 Democratic, with Implications for Partisan Gerrymandering

Democratic governor Roy Cooper will get to name a replacement for North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin. This increases the chances that a state Supreme Court strikes down North Carolinas districts as partisan gerrymanders, which perhaps takes the heat off … Continue reading

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