Fox and Friends Perpetuates Voter Fraud Myth

The three blind mice on Fox and Friends are mindlessly repeating lies told by Rudy Giuliani on TV over the weekend when he claimed that dead people always vote for Democrats. Steve Doocy did his usual golly gee whiz, guys, did you hear about this routine. … [Read more...]

Trump Surrogate: 1.8 Million People Commit Voter Fraud!

Scottie Nell Hughes, easily one of the dullest of the Trump Surrogates (talk about stiff competition for that title), claimed on CNN that a study showed that 1.8 million people are perpetrating voter fraud. I'm sure you'll be shocked to find out that she's completely full of shit. … [Read more...]

Obama, Holder to Lead Redistricting Effort

After leaving office, President Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder will be joining forces to push for more fair redistricting, which is an enormously important thing for maintaining a genuine democracy. Politico has the details. … [Read more...]

Another Far Right Pol Faces Contempt Charges

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is probably the country's most zealous vote suppressor, but in May a federal court ordered him to stop refusing to register voters who could not prove they were citizens. That court has now ordered him to court to explain why he shouldn't be held in contempt for not complying with that order. … [Read more...]

Texas Violates Voting Rights Court Order

The state of Texas has managed to really piss off a federal judge by violating a court order involving voting rights and photo ID laws. The judge has ordered the state to redo its training and materials immediately to accurately reflect the substance of that order. … [Read more...]

Root’s Horrifying Ideas on Voting Rights

Trump bootlicker Wayne Allyn Root's views seem to grow more vile by the minute. He went on a radio show and said that anyone who receives any kind of public benefits, including free contraception, should not be allowed to vote. But only poor people, of course. … [Read more...]

Rios Makes Bizarre Claim About Voting Machine Protection

There have been many reports about voting machines being vulnerable to being hacked and the Department of Homeland Security recently said that it may step up cyber-protections for them against attack. Sandy Rios of the American Family Association sees dark conspiracies afoot. … [Read more...]

Appeals Court Strikes Down NC Racist Gerrymandering

First an appeals court struck down North Carolina's attempts at suppressing the votes of black people, now another 4th Circuit panel has overturned that state's clearly racist gerrymandering that was designed to pack black voters into a minority of districts to prevent them from getting power in the legislature. … [Read more...]

Trump Already Making Excuses for Losing

If there's one thing we know about Donald Trump, it's this: He never loses. And if he does, it can only be because of some dark conspiracy against him. Thus we have him already claiming that the election is being "rigged" in Hillary Clinton's favor. … [Read more...]

Kasich Vetoes Terrible Voting Rights Attack

Color me shocked. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has vetoed a bill that would require anyone asking a court to extend regular voting hours on election days to post a bond worth tens of thousands of dollars to cover state costs for doing so. … [Read more...]

White Supremacist Explains Why Women Shouldn’t Have the Vote

And we once again have a clear nexus between white supremacists and MRA misogynists as the man behind the Daily Stormer website explains why women shouldn't have the right to vote and if you think they do, you obviously want them to be raped. Yes, that is actually his argument. … [Read more...]

Ohio Wants to Make People Pay to Keep Polls Open

In a stunningly craven move, the Republican-controlled Ohio state legislature passed a bill that would require anyone asking a court to keep the polls open later in order to allow everyone in line to cast a vote to put up a cash bond first. … [Read more...]