The pro-Trump lawyer who helped devise the 2020 fake electors plot and already pleaded guilty to the conspiracy in Georgia is now cooperating with Michigan and Wisconsin state investigators in hopes of avoiding more criminal charges, multiple sources told CNN.
In a dramatic… Continue reading
Georgia Republican legislators passed a new congressional map
Thursday that protects their party’s dominance in the U.S. House and might violate a federal judge’s order requiring an additional majority-Black district.
The redistricting plan, approved by the Georgia House on… Continue reading
A Nevada grand jury on Wednesday charged six Republicans who claimed to be presidential electors in 2020 and submitted certificates to Congress falsely asserting that former president Donald Trump
had won the election in their state.
Nevada Attorney General… Continue reading
A super PAC backing the independent presidential candidacy of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is planning to spend $10 million to $15 million to get Mr. Kennedy on the ballot in 10 states, a substantial effort that, even if partly… Continue reading
Voters eligible to cast ballots are already being swept up in a grassroots effort to purge the nation’s registration rolls ahead of the 2024 presidential election
, a CBS News investigation has found.
Fueled by doubts about the… Continue reading
As soon as Georgia’s redrawn political boundaries pass this week, the new maps will likely spark court challenges that could weaken nationwide protections against discrimination in districts where Black voters and other racial groups together make up a majority.… Continue reading
Georgia Republicans on Friday proposed
to redraw the state’s congressional districts to create a new court-ordered Black majority district, maintaining the current 9-5 Republican congressional majority and again targeting Democratic U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath’s district for wholesale transformation.
It’s… Continue reading
Condolences to the family of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who passed away
after a long illness.
Justice O’Connor was a trailblazer, the first woman Justice and a former state legislator. She came to her election law cases with a kind… Continue reading
From the Messenger
Friday is set to be a packed day for Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee
hearings scheduled to sort through a raft of pretrial motions in the ongoing Georgia election racketeering… Continue reading
Kenneth Chesebro, one of former president Donald Trump’s co-defendants in the Georgia election-interference case, plans to meet with investigators in Arizona and Nevada, where similar probes are underway, according to three individuals with knowledge of the arrangements.
Another conservative court reading section 2 of the Voting Rights Act in ever narrower ways. The ruling is here
The Georgia General Assembly determined that the State’s PSC—a constitutionally created state commission with statewide authority and statewide responsibilities—should be… Continue reading
Speaker Mike Johnson’s decision to publicly release thousands of hours of Capitol security footage from Jan. 6, 2021, has fueled a renewed effort by Republican lawmakers and far-right activists to rewrite the history of the attack that day and… Continue reading
Michael Wines in the NYT
For the people who run elections at thousands of local offices nationwide, 2024 was never going to be an easy year. But the recent anonymous mailing of powder-filled envelopes to election offices in five… Continue reading
When Georgia senators and representatives return to the state Capitol to fight over redistricting next week, some of the fiercest battles will be over their own seats.
Lawmakers must create seven new majority-Black districts in the Georgia General Assembly… Continue reading