‘The hypocrisy is astounding’: the Georgia company says it’s determined to combat racism – so why isn’t it speaking out?
- March 12, 2021
Voting rights activist, Stacey Abrams, sees an ever more pressing need to reform the filibuster in the US Senate. And she has a plan for how to do it — get support from reluctant centrist Democrats.
- July 23, 2020
Restrictive “voter identification” laws pushed by Republicans, and widely regarded to be ineffective and discriminatory, have cost taxpayers at least $36m in just a few states.
- July 21, 2020The department’s limited public activity has been striking, particularly as several states have seen voters wait hours in line to vote and jurisdictions are rapidly limiting in-person voting options because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
- July 8, 2020
The effort comes as voter registration efforts, both in Texas and around the US have effectively stalled just months before the presidential election.
- July 7, 2020
The ruling reinstates a Republican-backed law that allows local election officials to offer only two weeks of early voting before election day.
- June 11, 2020
Thousands of Georgians had their registrations put on hold and weren’t sure if they’d be able to vote. Some voters were wrongly flagged as non-citizens; others had their ballots rejected because poll workers told them they had the wrong ID. Hundreds of polling places were shuttered before the election, and other precincts had four-hour lines. Absentee ballots were rejected because of signature mismatches or other minor errors.