Voting Right

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The election of a D.C. inmate to local government is pushing the boundaries of voting rights and racial justice. ...
Willie Nelson and his fans made a statement at the Texas Capitol on Saturday when they sang the country star’s “Vote ‘Em Out” song in reference to state-proposed voting restrictions. ...
This week, President Biden met with top Democrats to discuss new voting rights legislation, including provisions to prevent partisan gerrymandering. The meeting comes on the heels of a new analysis from the Democratic firm, “TargetSmart,” first published in Mother Jones. The report claims Republicans could retake the House in 2022 using just their control over redistricting in four Southern states: North Carolina, Texas, Georgia and Florida. Charlie Cook, founder and contributor for the Cook Pol ...
More than 100 state legislators started flying into D.C. on Monday to join the Texas Democrats in their pressure campaign on the federal government to address voting rights issues across the country. ...

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