The Census Bureau from playing coy has finally provided a response to a simple but hugely consequential question posed to Census Director Steve Dillingham.
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A Georgia judge may impose ballot papers. This is interesting because there is much talk about electronic voting. So may motivate this judge’s decision?
Formerly incarcerated adults face financial barriers to restoring their voting rights in 30 states, according to a new study.
Trump’s Speech this afternoon says the Administration would give up on efforts to add a citizenship question to the census is a victory for the rule of law.
In its June 25, 2013 ruling in Shelby County v. Holder, the Court struck down with a 5-4 majority a provision of the Voting Rights Act.
A lawsuit alleging widespread voting problems in Georgia is pursuing an ambitious solution: restoration of the Voting Rights Act .
The bill enacts various provisions to modernize and secure Nevada’s election system, including same-day voter registration and expanded mail voting.
President Trump claimed executive privilege, refuse to hand over documents to opposition Democratic lawmakers investigating a question about citizenship.
A bill raising criminal penalties for certain election-related offenses and imposing new voting restrictions cleared a major hurdle Friday.
The Texas secretary of state has agreed to end a review of the voter rolls for supposed non-citizens that was flawed from the start.