By ABBY LIVINGSTON via POLITICO: El Paso – When Jody Casey came aboard as Beto O’Rourke’s campaign manager in late summer 2017, she faced a dilemma. She was a political novice and O’Rourke family friend who had quit her sales job at General Electric to join the campaign. She was stationed in El Paso, the most remote of major American cities. She was leading a … Continue reading How the Blue Wave Election Drowned Both Female Led Campaigns & Women Trying to Change the Course of Elections
By Jonathan Shorman And Steve Vockrodt via The Wichita Eagle – DODGE CITY After the ACLU objected to Dodge City’s single, out-of-town polling place, the local official in charge of elections forwarded to the state an ACLU letter asking her to publicize a voter help line. “LOL,” she wrote in an email to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office. As Election Day approaches, concerns … Continue reading Voters in Dodge City Kansas Have to “Get the Heck out of Dodge” in order to Cast their Vote. Required to Leave Town to Vote is Beyond Suppression.
By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A federal judge has declined to pause an injunction she ordered that changes how Georgia elections officials evaluate certain absentee ballots. Secretary of State Brian Kemp had requested that U.S. District Court Judge Leigh Martin May stay the injunction she issued last week while Kemp’s legal team appeals the decision regarding signature mismatches to a higher court. In an order filed … Continue reading Never Let the Fox Guard the Hen House Especially if it’s Sec of State Brian Kemp Guarding Voters – Federal Judge Agrees
By Christopher Mathias and Nick Robins-Early – Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) visited Austria in August and gave an extensive interview to a far-right publication there in which he spelled out, in clearer and more shocking terms than he ever has before, his white nationalist worldview. The eight-term congressman, up for re-election next month, talked to Caroline Sommerfeld of the Austrian far-right propaganda site Unzensuriert … Continue reading Embracing White Power; the New GOP Identity.
via Pew By: Matt Vasilogambros (Montana) – In the months leading up to this week’s registration deadline, Renee LaPlant has registered voters in the Blackfeet Nation in northwest Montana wherever she can: at grocery stores, public events or even at people’s homes on the Native American reservation. Each time she registers new voters, she asks whether they will want her to collect their completed ballot … Continue reading How to Remove Native Americans Right to Vote – Step by Step Process. Step 2:
via Pew By: Matt Vasilogambros – SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah — Tara Benally and her 16-year-old son Delaney After Buffalo set up a plastic table alongside the last dusty highway intersection before the Arizona state line. Here in Monument Valley, in the shadows of the towering red rock monoliths sacred among the Navajo, the two are doing something that’s rarely been done in this part … Continue reading How to Remove Native Americans Right to Vote – Step by Step Process. Step 1: