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Four days out: Election and polling places go under the microscope

1. Voter suppression might be decisive in key races in Tuesday’s election Ari Berman breaks down the real possibility of voter disenfranchisement deciding key races for Governor and the control of the U.S. Congress in the New York Times. Jelani Cobb surveys...

Injustice in Texas, a 243% turnout, and “A TSUNAMI OF VOTER FRAUD”

1. Crystal Mason, sentenced to five years in jail for “voter fraud,” loses appeal for a new trial In April, the state of Texas sentenced Crystal Mason five years in prison for attempting to vote in the 2016 presidential election. She was ineligible to vote...

The Supreme Court is not coming to the rescue on voting rights

It’s been three bad weeks in a row if you care about protecting the right to vote. In three straight weeks, the Supreme Court has ruled against efforts to defend the vote against efforts to suppress or dilute it across America. This week, the Supreme Court ruled...