Oregon continues to lead the way in expanding access to voting.
President Trump’s point man on restrictive voting policy was a protegé of a conservative scholar notorious for his anti-democratic and nativist views, The New York Times Magazine reports.
Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire Republican mega-donor, plans to start a super PAC that would help the GOP again control the state-level redistricting process, CNN reports: Adelson has begun sounding out other contributors, such as the Ricketts family, on forming a new super PAC that would focus on governors’ races and state legislative races ahead of the next redistricting cycle in 2020. Adelson would be willing … Continue reading Report: Sheldon Adelson looks to set up GOP’s next big gerrymander
Twelve employees of a group that worked to register African-Americans in Indiana ahead of last year’s election were charged Friday with submitting false voter registration applications, the AP reported. But, though Mike Pence last year pointed to the case to stoke fear over voter fraud, prosecutors said there was no evidence of illegal voting.
Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas’s new, modified voter ID bill into law Thursday, after an earlier version was found to discriminate against minorities.
Missouri’s new voter ID law went into effect Thursday. The state’s top elections official says he doesn’t know how many people don’t have acceptable ID, and won’t until there’s a major election.
The Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) revolution continues to sweep the nation.