With the argument coming up next week in Moore v. Harper, I’ve thought more deeply about some of the less obvious legal issues underlying the case. I plan to do a few posts on these issues.
At least several Justices… Continue reading
Free-speech crusader Elon Musk isn’t happy with Twitter’s years-old decision
to suppress a news story about Hunter Biden’s laptop just ahead of the 2020 presidential election. So in an effort “to restore public trust” in Twitter, Musk indicated… Continue reading
Have we become immune to how radical and dangerous this
Just some casual Saturday treason. pic.twitter.com/iPZgyUPmJP
— Matt Fuller (@MEPFuller) December 3, 2022
In a blistering 30-page opinion, a federal judge ordered sanctions against the attorneys of Kari Lake and Mark Finchem in their lawsuit against voting machines, hoping to deter “similarly baseless suits in the future.”
Lake and Finchem, Trump-endorsed… Continue reading
The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office on Friday asked state and local prosecutors to investigate and take enforcement action against two Republican officials who had balked at certifying their county’s election results by the legal deadline.
In the referral… Continue reading
Republican secretary of state candidate Kristina Karamo had something to say in Lansing on Monday as the Board of State Canvassers prepared to certify her loss, and she swore it wasn’t sour grapes.
The election, Karamo charged without evidence… Continue reading
New ELB Podcast:
Did the 2022 U.S. midterm elections demonstrate that we have moved beyond risks to American democracy?
What explains continued, persistent divisions across the American public along party lines?
Does there remain a potential for violence associated with… Continue reading
In anticipation of the Moore v. Harper argument, Dallas Woodhouse defends
the Pinckney Plan papers that have been subject to historical controversy.
While voter turnout remained strong, absentee voting in Georgia dropped off drastically in this year’s midterm election, the first major test of an expansive 2021 voting law
that added restrictions for casting ballots by mail.
Data released by the… Continue reading
This weekend, the Democratic National Committee’s Rules and Bylaws Committee will recommend changes to the party’s delegate selection rules and primary calendar for the 2024 election. On the topic, I strongly recommend Josh Putnam’s FrontloadingHQ
for all the details.
There… Continue reading
Former president Donald Trump expressed solidarity with the mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, sending a video of support to a fundraising event Thursday night hosted by a group called the Patriot Freedom Project that… Continue reading
For the past two years, Republican officials in the critical battleground state of Pennsylvania have blasted mail voting, firing off lawsuits and bills aimed at crippling the balloting method that has become increasingly popular post-pandemic.
In the wake of… Continue reading
Sam Wang oped for WaPo:
But if the Republicans win in the U.S. Supreme Court, the result on a national scale would almost certainly benefit Democrats
. Why? Because outside North Carolina, only swing states and blue states have curbed… Continue reading