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controversial judicial nominee, donald trump, jesse helms, senate vote, thomas farr, tim scott, voter disenfranchisement, voter suppression -

I still don’t get why it took so long or why he seemed to struggle with what should have been a simple decision—if justice, not politics, was the goal—but Tim Scott, a U.S. senator from South Carolina, has announced he will oppose the nomination of Thomas Farr. That means the Scott I think I know—the Scott I’ve heard…

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This should not have been a close call for Tim Scott, the black Republican representing South Carolina in the U.S. Senate, the first black man to be elected to such a seat from a Deep South state since Reconstruction, the black man who took to the Senate floor a few years ago to speak passionately about racial…

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2018 midterms, brian kemp voter suppression, georgia gubernatorial election, halfway to hell, midterms 2018, stacey abrams, voter disenfranchisement, voter purges, voter suppression -

I think we all can agree that the 2018 midterm elections are critical. This means that our votes matter more now than ever. But what happens when you’ve registered and are ready to participate in this good ol’ democracy but can’t?

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Jacksonville, Fla.—Kamiyah Robinson didn’t have to leave the campus of the oldest HBCU in Florida, Edwards Waters College, to vote for the first time.

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Are you registered to vote? Have you confirmed that your voter registration is valid and ready to go for Election Day? Even if you think you are positively sure everything is OK with your registration, double-check it again—it’s imperative that you do.

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Pennsylvania, Politics, Uncategorized, Voter Disenfranchisement, Voter ID, Voter ID Laws -

A new voter ID law passed by Republicans in Pennsylvania could disenfranchise over three quarters of a million voters, and will likely hit the poor and minorities hardest.

The post 'It's a nightmare': Pennsylvanians without ID speak out on controversial new voting law appeared first on theGrio.

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