Michigan Supreme Court Denies Black Lawmakers' Challenge To New Congressional MapsThe Michigan Supreme Court late Thursday denied Black lawmakers' challenge to new congressional and legislative maps, saying they showed no grounds to question the state redistricting commission's decision to slash the number of majority-African American seats.
Vice President Kamala Harris Visits Detroit: Speaks About Voting Rights, COVID-19 VaccinesVice President Kamala Harris visited Michigan on July 12 for the first time as vice president, where she held an event discussing voting rights and the COVID-19 vaccine rates in Detroit.
Vice President Kamala Harris To Speak At Whitmer Fundraiser During Visit To DetroitVice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to hold an event in Detroit on Monday, July 12. She will also be visiting Gov. Whitmer at a fundraising event during her trip.
Vice President Kamala Harris Reschedules Detroit Trip To MondayVice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to visit Detroit on Monday.
Portland, Maine Pushing To Allow Non-Citizens To Vote In ElectionsA city in Maine is taking another look at granting non U.S. citizens the ability to vote in its local elections.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
NAACP Campaign Targets 2 Million Unregistered Michigan VotersWith less than two months before the November election the NAACP has launched a campaign to register the estimated 2 million Michigan residents who are eligible to vote but are not registered.
Opinion: Voter ID: A Good IdeaIt has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?
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.
Opinion: Treason In PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states' electorate.
Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real CrimeFelony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
Opinion: Who Is ALEC?In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.
Opinion: Republicans Are Creating Poll Taxes 2.0Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
Gov. Snyder Sides With Democrats On Michigan Election ReformGov. Rick Snyder has vetoed three Republican-sponsored bills that would have made some major changes to state election laws.
Opinion: Mess In TexasIn Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.