Kemp Wants Georgia Absentee Ballot Order Halted Georgia's secretary of state is asking a federal judge to suspend her order governing election officials' handling of absentee ballots and applications that have mismatched signatures while he appeals it.
Judge: Stop Rejecting Mail Ballots Due To Signature MismatchA federal judge ruled Wednesday that Georgia election officials must stop rejecting absentee ballots and absentee ballot applications because of a mismatched signature without first giving voters a chance to fix the problem.
Abrams Kemp Debate Dominated By Voting AccessVoter suppression charges and counterclaims of encouraging illegal voting dominated the first debate between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp in the race for Georgia governor.
Senior Citizen Black Voters Ordered Off Bus; County Defends ActionA group that encourages African-Americans to vote says about 40 black residents of a senior living center in Georgia were asked to get off a bus taking them to vote.
Claims Of Vote Suppression And Publicity Stunts In Governor’s RaceAbrams' New Georgia Project filed a similar suit ahead of the 2014 midterm election that ultimately was thrown out. In a related move, Kemp's office launched an investigation of the organization but closed it without disclosing any findings of voter fraud.
Georgia Can Use Redrawn Lines Amid Redistricting ChallengeThe majority opinion issued last week by a three-judge panel calls the evidence raised in the lawsuit "compelling" but says it falls short of documenting intent to depress black voter strength.
The Real Deal On Voter Suppression With Ohio Senator Nina Turner
Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American DreamYesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.