Chris Christie: another Republican refusing to make voting easier

Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie files paperwork for the New Hampshire primary at the State House, Nov. 6, 2015 in Concord, N.H. Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty

Chris Christie vetoes bill to make voting easier | MSNBC >By Zachary Roth |11/09/15 01:04 PM—Updated 11/09/15 03:37 PM|RePost: 11/14/2015 12:51:23 PM| New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Monday that would have made casting a ballot much easier in the Garden State, which has been plagued by low turnout. The measure, known as the Democracy Act, was passed in June by the Democratic-controlled legislature, and was strongly backed […]


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Democrats, introduce bill to expand voting rights including online registration

PresidentPresident Obama and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga

Cedric Richmond, 170 other Democrats, introduce bill to expand voting rights including online registration >by: Bruce Alpert  Sunday, 03/22/2015 | NOLA.com | Note Worthy Re-Post 04/04/2015 9:00:30 AM Over 170 House Democrats, including Cedric Richmond of New Orleans, introduced new voting rights legislation Thursday (March 19) that would allow people to register to vote online and via the telephone. The bill also would make it unlawful to hinder, interfere, or prevent another […]


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GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout

Rep Fran Millar

GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout   >by Zachary Roth |09/10/14 12:15 PM—Updated 09/10/14 02:21 PM| Re-Post 09/14/2014 5:01:12 PM | A Republican lawmaker in Georgia has sparked outrage by suggesting he opposes new Sunday voting hours because they’ll primarily benefit African-Americans—then explaining that he simply “would prefer more educated voters.” But take away the overt racism, and state Rep. Fran Millar was only giving the official […]


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Exposed: Judge nixes Florida GOP’s gerrymander

Judge nixes Florida GOP’s gerrymander   >by Zachary Roth |07/11/14 10:38 AM—Updated 07/11/14 10:35 PM| Re-Post| Florida Republicans broke the law when they drew congressional district lines to favor their party, a judge ruled late Thursday. In a scathing opinion, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said political operatives working for the Republican-controlled legislature in 2012 had “made a mockery” of the redistricting process through a “secret, organized campaign,” and […]


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