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Recent articles by Sam:

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Challenging Citizenship Question In 2020 Census

A federal judge in New York blocked the Trump administration from adding the question earlier this year. → Read More

ACLU Sues New Hampshire Over New Voting Law, Saying It's A 'Poll Tax'

A new state law would require anyone who wants to vote in the state to also register their car there -- if they have one -- and get a New Hampshire drive... → Read More

Texas Secretary Of State Refuses To Admit Mistakes In Probe Of Suspected Noncitizens

David Whitley sidestepped questions about why his office sent out a press release on supposed noncitizen voters without having done a thorough investigat... → Read More

Rep. Elijah Cummings Says His Mother's Dying Words Were To Protect The Right To Vote

“On my mother’s dying bed, 92 years old, former sharecropper, her last words were, ‘Do not let them take our votes away from us,’” the representative said. → Read More

Stacey Abrams: 'Together, We Are Coming For America, For A Better America'

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate called for unity and social justice in the Democratic response to the State of the Union address. → Read More

Democrats Have Had It With Allegations Of Voter Fraud

After taking control of the U.S. House, Democrats are trying to compile evidence that shows voter suppression is a much larger problem than voter fraud. → Read More

Texas County Asks Voters To Prove Their Citizenship, Then Says Never Mind

58 people in one Texas county received two letters regarding a request for citizenship information. → Read More

Texas Discriminated Against Minority Voters Repeatedly. DOJ Doesn’t Care If It Continues.

A former Justice Department lawyer said a recent reversal in DOJ's position is "appalling." → Read More

Republicans Claim Democrats' Voting Rights Bill Is Just A Play To Steal Elections

The first hearing for H.R. 1 raised fears of fraud and child rapist voters, praised long lines and rewrote history. → Read More

Texas Officials Say There Are Errors In List Of Suspected Noncitizen Voters

President Trump and Texas' attorney general used a list of suspected noncitizen voters to claim voter fraud. Now the list appears to be inaccurate. → Read More

Judge Denies Republican Mark Harris' Request To Be Certified Winner In Disputed Congressional Race

The ruling is the latest in an ongoing investigation into irregularities and allegations of fraud in North Carolina's ninth congressional district. → Read More

Federal Judge Blocks Wisconsin GOP's Cuts To Early Voting

U.S. District Judge James Peterson said the case for blocking the new restrictions wasn't even close. → Read More

GOP Governor Kim Reynolds Says Iowa Shouldn't Permanently Strip Felons' Voting Rights

“I don’t believe that voting rights should be forever stripped, and I don’t believe restoration should be in the hands of a single person,” she said. → Read More

Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Adding Citizenship Question To The Census

States and activists said adding the question would cause fewer immigrants and minorities to respond. → Read More

New York Lawmakers Approve Early Voting And Other Voting Reforms

Despite its reputation as a progressive state, New York's election laws are extremely restrictive. → Read More

It Looks Like New York Is Actually Going To Get Some Voting Reforms

Democrats say they plan to pass measures Monday that would establish an early voting period and pre-register 16- and 17-year-olds. → Read More

Wisconsin Lawsuit Seeks To Strike Down Laws Passed During Republican Power Grab

Republicans used a decades-old rule to pass the laws. The suit says the process was illegal under the Wisconsin state constitution. → Read More

States And Cities Have Already Shown Democrats’ Election Reforms Will Work

“It's not like we're talking about something that exists in the atmosphere of Jupiter," Rep. John Sarbanes said of the For the People Act. → Read More

Lawsuit Takes Aim At Kentucky's Harsh Policy For Restoring Voting Rights To Former Felons

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) has sparingly used his power to allow former felons to regain their right to vote. → Read More

Florida Officially Changes Jim Crow-Rooted Felon Disenfranchisement Policy

Florida had one of the harshest policies when it came to stripping voting rights from people convicted of felonies. That changes Tuesday. → Read More