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Elections

Thanks to the terrifying clarity of extremism at the barricades, voting choices now for sensible centrists should be a slam-dunk

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Thanks to the terrifying clarity of extremism at the barricades, voting choices now for sensible centrists should be a slam-dunk, vs. that time past when two intellectually-...

 court filing unveiled the newly redrawn congressional districts in New York City.

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YONKERS, NY – Yesterday a court filing unveiled the newly redrawn congressional districts in New York City. The new maps, which were drawn by court-appointed...

The 2022 midterm elections are already underway, with a May 3 primary

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The 2022 midterm elections are already underway, with a May 3 primary determining candidates for a key Senate race in Ohio and another coming up on May 17 in Pennsylvania....

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has won a third term in office

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The New Jersey Globe projects that Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has won a third term in office, defeating challenger Sheila Montague by a huge margin in the state’s...

Former attorney general Eric Holder said the country's democracy is in need of a "serious renovation,"

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Former attorney general Eric Holder said the country's democracy is in need of a "serious renovation," claiming Republicans practicing gerrymandering...

I personally endorse Ras Baraka for mayor of Newark, New Jersey.

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The following statement was released by Lawrence Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization For Progress endorsing the re-election campaign of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka:...

We see the devolution exploding across the right. The GOP embraces QAnon conspiracy and the GQP is now more mainstream in conser

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On April 21st I went to the Top Notch Diner in Cortland OH. Senate candidate Josh Mandel appeared with retired General Michael Flynn, former National Security...

“Mississippi’s Supreme Court districts dilute the voice and the votes of Black Mississippians in violation of federal law,”

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Civic and youth leaders in Mississippi sued the state this week, challenging district lines that dilute the voting power of Black residents in state Supreme Court...

deploying Lehigh County detectives on primary day, May 17th to surveil drop boxes and prosecute voters

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ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 26th, District Attorney Jim Martin announced that he would be deploying Lehigh County detectives on primary day, May...

The Lawyers’ Committee has filed dozens of cases under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act

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(Washington, D.C.) ­- A federal appeals court should reverse a district judge’s ruling that held Black voters and other impacted community members have no right to sue under...

Florida’s SB 524, which was signed into law yesterday by Governor Ron DeSantis:

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Caren Short, senior supervising attorney for Voting Rights with the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Michelle Kanter Cohen, policy director...

Dr. Anthony D. Andrews Jr.’s candidacy for State Assembly District 32, Queens.

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South Jamaica, Queens---District Council 37 (DC37), the city’s largest public employee union, has officially endorsed Dr. Anthony D. Andrews Jr.’s...

Democratic-aligned redistricting group on Friday sued over Florida’s new congressional map

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Several voting rights and civil rights organizations as well as a Democratic-aligned redistricting group on Friday sued over Florida’s new congressional...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law maps that 'crack’ apart or ’pack’ together communities of color to diminish their

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TALLAHASSEE, FL. – TODAY the state legislature passed the congressional map proposed by Governor Ron DeSantis, reducing the representation of communities of color....

curtailing of Sunday early voting -- a popular option among Black churchgoers, a key Democratic constituency.

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Voting rights advocates had warned that controversial elections laws Georgia legislators passed in 2021 would lead to partisan takeovers of local election boards,...

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