Erwin win a seat in the Georgia legislature after a campaign in which a judge threw out the first election and ordered the vote to be redone in December.
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on Jan. 25, the secretary of state instructed counties to give voters 30 days to prove their citizenship before canceling their registration.
It’s deadline day at the state capitol – and there’s a last-minute push to restore voting rights for felons here in Mississippi.
Arkansas House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee passed SB 163, a bill voted against by democrats and few Republicans.
The group warned in its annual report that it has seen similar patterns in other nations where democracy was ultimately overtaken by authoritarianism.
Alleging that the state is discriminating against naturalized citizens and infringing on their voting rights, civil rights groups filed a third lawsuit.
Democrats introduced an anti-corruption bill with aim to make Election Day a federal holiday, urge private employers to give their workers the day off.
South Dakota legislature looking to amend how early voting is conducted. House Bill 1178 would lower the early voting period from 46 days down to 14.
The Democratic Party’s H.R. 1 “The People’s Act” is a bill designed to tackle what many see as lingering and corrosive problems in American democracy.
Republicans have long had an election problem. The more people vote, the worse they tend to get beaten. So the solution, since at least the 1970s.