• 87th Texas Legislature May 7

    Texas GOP's Elections Bill Passes Key House Vote

    Texas Republican lawmakers advanced a sweeping elections bill early Friday following hours of discussion that would put America’s biggest red state closer to imposing a raft of new voting restrictions in the face of growing warning from corporations.

  • voting laws Apr 21

    All New Yorkers Released From Prison Could Vote Under Bill

    All individuals released on parole could vote in New York under a bill that passed the Assembly on Wednesday and is now on its way to the governor. The legislation passed the Senate last month, and will next head to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The governor has 10 days to sign or veto a bill once it hits…

  • NBC News Apr 13

    Top Private Law Firms Plan ‘SWAT Teams' to Fight Voting Restrictions in Court

    More than a dozen of the country’s top law firms have committed to join forces to challenge voting restrictions across the country NBC News reports, adding legal might to the corporate pressure campaign opposing Republican-led attempts to overhaul elections in the wake of former President Donald Trump’s loss. One of the effort’s leaders, Brad Karp, chairman of the law...

  • voting laws Mar 27

    GOP Lawmakers Seek Greater Control Over Local Elections

    In addition to their nationwide efforts to restrict voting access, Republican lawmakers in some key states are seeking greater control over the local mechanics of elections, from voter registration to certifying results

  • voting laws Mar 21

    Arizona Republicans Push New Laws to Limit Mail Voting

    Arizona Republicans are proposing drastic changes to its mail voting systems, a move that echoes the flurry of election restrictions advanced in GOP-controlled legislatures in a number of states after former President Donald Trump’s election loss. Republican lawmakers in Arizona have introduced at least 22 restrictive bills, according to the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law. More than half the...

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