This was a certainty.... No chance of this becoming a bill... Republicans want LESS voting by Americans.... The vote in the US Senate was actually 50/50.... But the US Senate rules require 60 votes fro major legislation ..... Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked … [Read more...] about Voting Rights Bill Blocked by US Senate Republicans….
...from Newsweek.... Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said former President Donald Trump would have lost in Texas in the 2020 election if his office had not successfully blocked counties from mailing out applications for mail-in ballots to all registered … [Read more...] about Republican Texas AG Paxton…Trump Would’ve ‘Lost’ the state without Mail-in Ballots Applications being held from the mail….
Republicans across the country are on a crusade to control the voting system in their states in a strong way then they have in the past... Donald Trump leaned on them to go further... People are worried about democracy itself.... Democrats are advancing a new voting … [Read more...] about Joe Biden and Voting Rights….Again….
Such a law would counter Republican efforts across the country to suppress voting and politicise the counting and reporting of voting results.... A key Senate committee is expected to vote as soon as Tuesday to advance Democrats’ sweeping elections overhaul, stamping its … [Read more...] about Democrats push for a Federal Election Bill….
With Donald Trump's words (Every thing is 'fixed' that doesn't 'fix' things for him...) ringing in their ears... Republican led states are doubling down on laws that would cut voting down and even allow some government officials to impose their will on election officials … [Read more...] about Democrats try to figure out how to stop Red states vote suppression wave…
No doubt Red state Republicans are trying to more directly 'own' the vote process in those states.... Lawsuits will be coming shortly in Florida like in Georgia.... Florida on Thursday passed new voting laws that place restrictions around vote-by-mail and ballot drop … [Read more...] about Florida joins Georgia in passing new voting restrictions….
Why? Because of the Baseball All-Star Game Georgia Law move.... Republican Sens. Mike Lee (Utah) and Ted Cruz (Texas) have joined calls to end MLB's antitrust exemption following the its decision to pull the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta. MLB announced the move on … [Read more...] about GOP Senator’s want to go after Baseball anti-trust status ?
Georgia is one the first states out of the gate moving to0 restrict voting after Trump lost in the state and the state's voters elected Democrats to both US Senate seats... The legal action was expected.... Voting rights groups on Thursday night filed a lawsuit just hours … [Read more...] about Georgia’s voter suppression law challenged in court filing….