“Republicans Are Using Potential GOP Election Crimes in North Carolina to Push for More Voter Suppression Measures”

I have written this piece for Slate. It begins: It is easy for Democrats to feel some glee about revelations that a Republican operative may have committed absentee ballot fraud in connection with last month’s election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. Not only does this … Continue reading

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“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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