Voter Intimidation

It might as well be Harry Potter’s invisible Knight Bus, because no one can prove it exists. "Vote fraud deniers is what I call them," said Anita Moncrief, right, a True the Vote senior adviser, referring to groups that oppose the organization's work. The bus has been repeatedly cited by True...
09/17/2012
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POLITICO led this morning with a piece arguing that Mitt Romney's clay feet on the subject of national security threaten to turn him into John Kerry. I don't quite buy the comparison, however Kerry-like Mr Romney may be in his stiffness and aloofness; Mr Romney never claimed national...
09/13/2012
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Common Cause & Demos released 'Bullies At The Ballot Box' about states that are the biggest bullies when it comes to taking away the right to vote. Read the full report: Bullies At The Ballot Box Watch at Huffington Post Live >>> 
09/13/2012
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The onslaught against voter rights is in full swing throughout the country. State after state has introduced or passed prohibitive laws that manipulate election results by limiting participation of those most likely to vote for the opposition. How can this be? And what can be done about it? You are...
09/12/2012
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The scrutinization of True the Vote, and their voter-stalking Tea Party co-signers across the nation, is growing. Today, Common Cause and Demos released a report called “Bullies at the Ballot Box” that raises awareness about groups determined to challenge voters at the polls, even at risk of...
09/12/2012
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The good folks at Demos, led by the indefatigable Liz Kennedy, released a report today about the legal underpinnings under what Demos predicts will be an epidemic of direct voter challenges at the polls themselves come November. This, alas, is neither new — challenging Hispanic...
09/10/2012
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The November presidential election, widely expected to rest on a final blitz of advertising and furious campaigning, may also hinge nearly as much on last-minute legal battles over when and how ballots should be cast and counted, particularly if the race remains tight in battleground states. In...
09/10/2012
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Protecting the freedom to vote for all eligible Americans is of fundamental importance in a democracy founded upon the consent of the governed. One of the most serious threats to the protection of that essential right is the increase in organized efforts, led by groups such as the Tea Party...
09/10/2012
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Self-appointed partisan activists are reportedly working to recruit 1 million volunteers to challenge and block certain voters’ right to vote on and before Election Day, creating an atmosphere of intimidation at the polls.   In response to these efforts, voting rights groups Common Cause and...
09/06/2012
Press Release
NEW YORK –Voter suppression tactics have been wielded by virtually every American political party since the mid-nineteenth century to manipulate election results by limiting participation of those most likely to vote for the opposition. A new Century Foundation book, The Politics of Voter...
08/23/2012
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