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A new group formed by former Trump campaign aides plans to take video cameras into polling places and pore over voting records to root out fraud.
Federal judges on Tuesday found that Texas intentionally discriminated against minority voters when it drew two congressional districts. It’s just the latest intentional discrimination finding against the state.
In a win for access to voting, Georgia’s largest county backed off a plan to shutter or move polling locations in several heavily African-American neighborhoods.
The deadly terrorist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend — and President Trump’s equivocal response — is the latest sign of an emboldened far-right movement whose race-based vision for America is flatly incompatible with any notion of democratic pluralism.
Seattle’s primary elections are a sign that a ground-breaking system for putting ordinary voters on a more equal footing with big campaign donors can succeed, supporters say, calling the program “a complete reimagining of politics as usual.”