“Protect Democracy Releases Report on Election Interference Schemes by State Legislators”

Release of an important report: Today, Protect Democracy released a new report titled, Democracy Crisis in the Making: How State Legislatures are Politicizing, Criminalizing, and Interfering with Elections, written with Law Forward and the States United Democracy Center. The report describes an under-reported … Continue reading

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“An under-the-radar voting rights bill in Congress could prevent the election fight in Georgia from happening again”

Jon Ward for Yahoo News: The political battles over voting laws are at a new fever pitch, with Democrats accusing Republicans of trying to suppress participation by minority voters, and Republicans accusing Democrats of hyperbole and bad-faith objections.Voting experts say … Continue reading

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“Trump looks to take down Raffensperger in Georgia; The former president is expected to endorse Rep. Jody Hice, who supported Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results, against the Georgia secretary of state.”

Politico: Former President Donald Trump is expected to endorse Rep. Jody Hice in a campaign to unseat Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in next year’s Republican primary, according to three people familiar with Trump’s decision.Trump publicly seethed about Raffensperger … Continue reading

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Michigan: “Benson refuses to testify at House hearing, says committee ‘wounding our democracy'”

Detroit Free Press: Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson has refused an invitation to testify before a House legislative committee, arguing the committee’s previous hearings with Rudy Giuliani and others show lawmakers are focused more on politics and undermining election integrity than on earnest reforms. On … Continue reading

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“Trump Says He Will Keep Fighting as Aides Doubt Path Forward; President’s advisers point fingers over campaign’s legal strategy”

WSJ: President Trump said Friday he would continue to fight election results that showed him on the cusp of losing to former Vice President Joe Biden. Privately, people familiar with the conversations say, advisers are urging him to prepare for that eventuality.Mr. … Continue reading

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“Judges nominated by President Trump play key role in upholding voting limits ahead of Election Day”

WaPo: Federal judges nominated by President Trump have largely ruled against efforts to loosen voting rules in the 2020 campaign amid the coronavirus pandemic and sided with Republicans seeking to enforce restrictions, underscoring Trump’s impact in reshaping the judiciary.An analysis by The … Continue reading

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