Thursday, July 29

Voting

AOC, Politics, Voting

AOC says communities’can’t out-organize’ voter suppression and warns the’ground is being set to overturn results’

AOC is joining progressives criticizing the notion that voter suppression can be out-organized. The Times reported that White House officials believe organizing can overcome restrictive voting rules. "The time to fight like hell for democracy is right now. We may not get another chance," Ocasio-Cortez wrote. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. ...
Legislation, Politics, Texas, Voting

Texans reportedly waited 17 hours and until the middle of the night to testify on GOP voting restrictions bill

People in Texas who wanted to testify about a bill that would introduce new voting restrictions waited for 17 hours, the Texas Tribune reported. Nearly 300 people — mostly opposed to the legislation — signed up to testify about the bill, according to the report. The GOP-backed legislation in the state would limit 24-hour voting, drive-thru voting, and voting-by mail. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Colorado, Disinformation, Elections, Georgia, jena griswold, Politics, Voting

Colorado’s top elections official calls out lies,’blatant abuse,’ and voter suppression being used by GOP officials’a tool to steal future elections’

For nearly a decade, Colorado has automatically mailed a ballot to every registered voter. Officials boast that the system is a "gold standard" for administering elections. But after 2020, the bipartisan consensus has begun to erode. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
2021 elections, DDHQ, INSIDER Data, New York City, Politics, Voting

RESULTS: New York City to re-tally ranked choice rounds after major tabulation errors included dummy votes

New York City voters are selecting Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor. New York is using ranked-choice voting for the first time, so the winner may not be known for weeks. Eric Adams' initial lead was cut down by Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York City officials have retracted the most recent vote count and the first set of ranked-choice vote tabulations for the city's mayoral race after accidentally including 135,000 dummy test votes in the ranked-choice runoff tallies it conducted and released on Tuesday. The Board of Elections removed the previous results from the firs...
Brad Raffensperger, brian kemp, Donald Trump, Georgia, Politics, Republican Party, Stacey Abrams, Voting

Trump suggests that Republicans might have been better off if Democrat Stacey Abrams was Georgia’s governor instead of Brian Kemp

Trump said that the GOP "might have been better" with Democrat Stacey Abrams as Georgia's governor. The former president continues to take digs at current Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. Last year, Kemp rejected Trump's entreaties to overturn President Biden's win in Georgia. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former President Donald Trump still has Georgia on his mind.After now-President Joe Biden narrowly won the state in last year's presidential race, Trump prodded Republican Gov. Brian Kemp to convene the conservative-led state legislature in order to overturn the results and pressured GOP Secretary of State Brad ...
Donald Trump, Elections, Investigation, Politics, Rudy Giuliani, Vote, Voter Fraud, Voting

GOP-led Michigan committee found ‘no evidence’ of voter fraud in 2020 election, further discrediting Trump’s false claims

A GOP-led Michigan Senate committee found "no evidence" of widespread fraud in the 2020 election. Trump had attempted to overturn Michigan's election results. The investigation comes as Trump continues to falsely claims the election was stolen from him. See more stories on Insider's business page. An investigation by the Republican-led Michigan Senate Oversight Committee found no proof of widespread voter fraud in the state's 2020 election, rejecting former President Donald Trump's false claims."The Committee embarked upon hours of public testimony, the review of countless documents and presentations on the 2020 election, and caref...