Fear Tactics Used to Promote Voter Suppression in 2011

This week, newly elected Republicans took office in several states, many of whom have big plans for the future of voting rights. Unfortunately, as we blogged and reported last month, these changes have little to do with actually assessing and improving state of elections. In fact, many of these officials used anti-immigration and voter fraud fear tactics to win their seats, and now are threatening to restrict access to the ballot via legislation or state ballot before 2012 elections.

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Redistricting Relay

[cross-posted at DLCC.org]

Late Friday afternoon, Politico’s Ken Vogel published an interesting assessment of the upcoming fight over redistricting.

“GOP lags in early redistricting race” is a broad look at the players in this year’s state-level elections and next year’s map-drawing, as well as at how those organizations fit together.

If you don’t have the time to peruse the three-page article at the moment (or even if you do), I thought you might enjoy some selected highlights.

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Redistricting Relay

[cross-posted at DLCC.org]

Late Friday afternoon, Politico’s Ken Vogel published an interesting assessment of the upcoming fight over redistricting.

“GOP lags in early redistricting race” is a broad look at the players in this year’s state-level elections and next year’s map-drawing, as well as at how those organizations fit together.

If you don’t have the time to peruse the three-page article at the moment (or even if you do), I thought you might enjoy some selected highlights.

There's more...

Redistricting Relay

[cross-posted at DLCC.org]

Late Friday afternoon, Politico’s Ken Vogel published an interesting assessment of the upcoming fight over redistricting.

“GOP lags in early redistricting race” is a broad look at the players in this year’s state-level elections and next year’s map-drawing, as well as at how those organizations fit together.

If you don’t have the time to peruse the three-page article at the moment (or even if you do), I thought you might enjoy some selected highlights.

There's more...

Redistricting Relay

[cross-posted at DLCC.org]

Late Friday afternoon, Politico’s Ken Vogel published an interesting assessment of the upcoming fight over redistricting.

“GOP lags in early redistricting race” is a broad look at the players in this year’s state-level elections and next year’s map-drawing, as well as at how those organizations fit together.

If you don’t have the time to peruse the three-page article at the moment (or even if you do), I thought you might enjoy some selected highlights.

There's more...

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