Disability Rights Advocates Pressing Senate for an Internet Voting Option
Steven Rosenfeld Independent Media Institute, APRIL 14, 2021
https://www.laprogressive.com/disability-rights-advocates
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From the makers of Serial: The Improvement Association. In this five-part audio series, join the reporter Zoe Chace as she travels to Bladen County, N.C., to investigate the power of election fraud allegations — even when they’re not substantiated.
Zoe Chace Updated April 13, 2021
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/13/podcasts/election-fraud-improvement-association.html
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Blowout in Bessemer: A Postmortem on the Amazon Campaign
The warning signs of defeat were everywhere. By Jane McAlevey APRIL 9, 2021
https://www.thenation.com/article/activism/bessemer-alabama-amazon-union
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@kevin626 Replying to @thehill
Maybe he (Sen. Joe Manchin) knows the 10th amendment but apparently he doesn't know Article I, Section 4, Clause 1 of the constitution.  The federal government clearly has the right to regulate elections
The Constitution  (1:4:1) Article I, Section 4, Clause 1 “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing (sic) Senators.”
https://twitter.com/kevin626/status/1380555034602115080
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If It’s Not Jim Crow, What Is It?
Georgia’s new voting law has to be understood in its own peculiar historical context.
By Jamelle Bouie Opinion Columnist April 6, 2021
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/06/opinion/georgia-voting-law.html
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Dominion: Will One Canadian Company Bring Down Trump's Empire of Disinformation?

Virginia, the Old Confederacy’s Heart, Becomes a Voting Rights Bastion

For nearly 50 years, the state was subject to Voting Rights Act rules meant to deter racial discrimination. Those federal guidelines are now shredded, but Virginia just recreated them on its own.
By Reid J. Epstein and Nick Corasaniti April 2, 2021
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/02/us/politics/virginia-voting-rights-northam.html
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What Georgia’s Voting Law Really Does

The New York Times analyzed the state’s new 98-page voting law and identified 16 key provisions that will limit ballot access, potentially confuse voters and give more power to Republican lawmakers. By Nick Corasaniti and Reid J. Epstein April 2, 2021
Georgia’s New Voting Law Is Rife With Hidden Horrors
By Greg Palast, Truthout April 1, 2021
https://truthout.org/articles/georgias-new-voting-law-is-rife-with-hidden-horrors

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Delta and Coca-Cola Blast Georgia’s Restrictive Voting Law as Public Corporate Opposition Grows
BY ELLIOT HANNON APRIL 01, 2021
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/04/coke-delta-corporate-pressure-georgia-voting-law-mlb-all-star-game.html

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It’s Time to Reframe Voting Rights in the Courts
March 23, 2021 By Marc Elias
https://www.democracydocket.com/2021/03/reframing-voting-rights-in-the-courts
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GrassRootsEP Zoom March 22, 2021 SAVE OUR DEMOCRACY!
Gloria Tinubu, James Fakuda, Ray McClendon, Joel Segal

Launching the fight versus…250 Jim Crow laws in 43 states, For: S1, HR 4, GA Miracle, DC Statehood

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In Georgia, Republicans Take Aim at Role of Black Churches in Elections
New proposals by the G.O.P.-controlled Legislature have targeted Sunday voting, part of a raft of measures that could reduce the impact of Black voters in the state.
By Nick Corasaniti and Jim Rutenberg Published March 6, 2021
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/06/us/politics/churches-black-voters-georgia.html
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The High Cost of Georgia’s Restrictive Voting Bills
Racist policies are bad for business, as the state’s own history can attest.
By Jelani Cobb, March 21, 2021
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/03/29/the-high-cost-of-georgias-restrictive-voting-bills
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Michigan County Votes to Hand-Count Ballots in Upcoming Primary, Eschewing Machines
BY ZACHARY STIEBER March 21, 2021
https://www.theepochtimes.com/michigan-county-votes-to-hand-count-ballots-in-upcoming-primary-eschewing-machines_3742677.html
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On the Green Party’s Opposition to HR1
Lessig Mar 10, 2021
https://medium.lessig.org/on-the-green-partys-opposition-to-hr1-c121bad07ff6
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Georgia GOP Jams 91 New Pages Into Voter Suppression Bill an Hour Before Meeting
Sharon Zhang, Truthout March 18, 2021
https://truthout.org/articles/georgia-gop-jams-91-new-pages-into-voter-suppression-bill-an-hour-before-meeting
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People Should Be Able To Vote-- 2 Approaches
Howie Klein March 17, 2021
https://www.downwithtyranny.com/post/people-should-be-able-to-vote-2-approaches
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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION INVESTIGATED ES&S VOTING SYSTEMS
MARCH 8, 2021 | JENNIFER COHN
https://whowhatwhy.org/2021/03/08/election-assistance-commission-investigates-ess-voting-systems
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For Voting Rights Advocates, a ‘Once in a Generation Moment’ Looms

Opposition to restrictive Republican voting laws — and support for a sweeping Democratic bill — fuels a movement like none in decades. But can it succeed?
By Nicholas Fandos and Michael Wines March 15, 2021
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/15/us/voting-rights-advocates-filibuster.html
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More on H.R.1/S.1: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
BY HOWIE HAWKINSMARCH 12, 2021
https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/03/12/more-on-h-r-1-s-1-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/
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Forget Dr. Seuss And Cancel Culture – The Real GOP Agenda Is Rolling Back Voting
From coast to coast, the party is engaged in the “second great disenfranchisement in American history,” says one voting law expert.

Voter Suppression: Jim Crow Revisited
by Robert C. Koehler MARCH 10, 2021
https://freepress.org/article/voter-suppression-jim-crow-revisited

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Make sure y’all get your AJC paper today. We took out a full page ad with our partners New Georgia Project Action, Georgia Stand- Up and the Georgia NAACP. 
Corporate Georgia has a responsibility to stand with us to defeat these racist and anti- democractic bills.
LaTosha Brown March 4, 2021

https://twitter.com/mslatoshabrown/status/1367508885079228421
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House passes landmark election bill as parties war over voting rights
By DAVID LAUTERSENIOR WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT MARCH 3, 2021 8:13 PM PT https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-03-03/battle-over-voting-rights-intensifies
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Why the Georgia G.O.P.’s Voting Rollbacks Would Hit Black People Hard

Two bills moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature would place new restrictions on voting access, in ways Democrats say would have an outsize impact on Black voters.
By Richard Fausset, Nick Corasaniti and Mark Leibovich March 3, 2021
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/03/us/politics/georgia-voting-laws.html
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"Most Secure Election in American History."
Ok. What Does That Mean? What Should We Do Now?
Steve Schneider March 1
https://steveschneider.substack.com/p/most-secure-election-in-american
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Will the Supreme Court Gut the Voting Rights Act?

The court is being asked how hard it should be for states to pass what might be voter-suppression laws.
By Leah Litman and Jay Willis March 2, 2021
Ms. Litman, a law professor, and Mr. Willis, a journalist and former lawyer, have written extensively about the federal courts, civil rights and voting rights. 

Our Fundamental Right to Vote Is Under Attack
In state after state, Republicans want to suppress voting because they know they are a minority party. It took decades to overcome the Jim Crow laws imposed at the end of Reconstruction. We can’t wait decades this time.
https://portside.org/2021-02-25/our-fundamental-right-vote-under-attack
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The battle over voting restrictions is playing out nationwide. Arizona Republicans are leading the way

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Florida is a model for voting. The GOP wants to overhaul the system anyway
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI AND BOBBY CAINA CALVAN ASSOCIATED PRESSPUBLISHED FEB. 19, 2021 UPDATED FEB. 20, 2021 10:54 AM PT
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2021-02-20/florida-is-a-model-for-voting-the-gop-wants-change-anyway
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‘5-Alarm Fire’: Arizona Republicans Lead Nationwide GOP Push To Curb Voting Rights
No state is considering more bills to restrict voting rights than Arizona, where activists say the GOP is waging a “full-scale assault on democratic norms.”

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For information purposes, 

Coalition Letter: Conservatives Oppose H.R. 1, The Ultimate Fantasy Of The Left
Carrie Lukas & Jennifer C. Braceras | Conservative Action Project | February 10, 2021
https://www.iwf.org/2021/02/10/coalition-letter-conservatives-oppose-h-r-1-the-ultimate-fantasy-of-the-left
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‘Intimidation tactic’: Georgia officials investigate groups that mobilized black voters
Stacey Abrams’ New Georgia Project accused of not handing documents in on time in Republicans’ latest targeting of the group

Sam Levine in New York, Fri 12 Feb 2021
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/feb/12/georgia-voting-rights-stacey-abrams
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Florida sued for violating the 19th Amendment with voter suppression law
Ko Bragg, The 19Th February 13, 2021
https://www.rawstory.com/florida-lawsuit-al
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Stacey Abrams and Lauren Groh-Wargo: How to Turn Your Red State Blue
It may take 10 years. Do it anyway.
By Stacey Abrams and Lauren Groh-Wargo Feb. 11, 2021
Ms. Abrams was the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia in 2018. Ms. Groh-Wargo was her campaign manager. They opened Fair Fight Action in late 2018.

Trump fans ignite post-election turmoil in Arizona -- exposing an important fact about our voting system
Steven Rosenfeld, Independent Media Institute
https://www.rawstory.com/voting-system
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The Empire Strikes Back (Part One): The Largest Voter Suppression Campaign in US History Is Underway
By Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News 08 February 21
The Republican Party’s post 2020 state-by-state assault on voting rights has begun with the demand that all mailed-in paper ballots include photo ID. https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/67708-rsn-the-empire-strikes-back-part-one-the-largest-voter-suppression-campaign-in-us-history-is-underway
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After Record 2020 Turnout, State Republicans Weigh Making It Harder To Vote

Grassroots Election Protection Zoom Feb. 1, 2021 #38

Lousy Machines Decertified Lulu Friesdat, Howie Hawkins, Julie Wiener
National EP Summit Coming February 25 Ray McClendon, Christian Nunes, Joel Segal
Paper Ballots by Mail…Yes or No? Dr. Lora Chamberlain
More From Minnesota Hedy Tripp
Bonus video: Lila Garrett Sings! Let’s Make the World a Better Place


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H.R.1: Ambitious Democratic Measure Tackles Vote Suppression, Enhances Election Security
Landmark bill would enact long-overdue voting reforms, but needs at least one key rewrite to close a loophole regarding hand-marked paper ballots...
By ERNEST A. CANNING on 2/5/2021 
https://bradblog.com/?p=13712
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Big equipment maker threatens critics as doubts mount about electronic voting
Alison Greene, DC Report @ Raw Story January 27, 2021
https://www.rawstory.com/electronic-voting-2020
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Voting Laws Roundup 2021
Brennan Center for Justice January 26, 2021
https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/voting-laws-roundup-2021
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Op-Ed: Why the Capitol riot could speed up D.C.'s path to statehood
By IAN AYRES JAN. 25, 2021

Karl Rove Signals GOP Donors Should Support Roll Back of Absentee and Early Voting
By Steven Rosenfeld Jan. 24, 2021
https://votingbooth.media/karl-rove-signals-gop-donors-should-support-rewrite-of-absentee-and-early-voting-laws

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Reformers Seek Sweeping Changes to Fortify American Democracy
By Steven Rosenfeld Jan. 24, 2021
https://votingbooth.media/reformers-seek-sweeping-changes-to-fortify-american-democracy
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Georgia PSC candidate says race may have been left off some ballots
By Mark Niesse, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
https://www.ajc.com/politics/georgia-psc-candidate-says-race-may-have-been-left-off-some-ballots/AHUOVJK3TRGS7NPPYUNJVSTZDU/
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Daniel For Georgia Ballot Discrepancies
Please fill out this form if you did NOT see Daniel Blackman or the PSC race on your January Runoff Ballot

A machine to vote against: New York is poised to approve a voting system that fails the test
By DAILY NEWS EDITORIAL BOARD, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ,JAN 14, 2021
https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-edit-voting-machines-20210114-bxfcm6zj2vednayet7m66x6krm-story.html
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January 18, 2021 Grass Roots Emergency Election Protection Zoom



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Hey MAGA Marchers: Where Was Coward Trump as You Died?
by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman JANUARY 14, 2021
https://freepress.org/article/hey-maga-marchers-where-was-coward-trump-you-died
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Our "Schmuck" Godfather Threatens Us All

Harvey Wasserman JANUARY 5, 2021
https://freepress.org/article/our-schmuck-godfather-threatens-us-all
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Who Will Protect Georgia's Vote Count?
By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News 31 December 20
https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/67035-rsn-who-will-protect-georgias-vote-count
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December 28, 2020 Grass Roots Election Protection Zoom #33


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The 2020 election wasn't 'stolen.' Here are all the facts that prove it.
Jon Ward and Andrew Romano November 12, 2020
https://www.yahoo.com/news/the-2020-election-wasnt-stolen-here-are-all-the-facts-that-prove-it-184623754.html
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Civil Rights Groups Fight Back Against Georgia’s Voter Purges
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Georgia secretary of state reverses positions, now demands the end of no-excuse mail-in voting
Hunter Daily Kos Staff Wednesday December 23, 2020
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/12/23/2003777/-Georgia-Secretary-of-State-reverses-positions-now-demands-the-end-of-no-excuse-mail-in-voting
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Dominion Voting Systems worker sues Trump campaign, conservative media outlets
By ASSOCIATED PRESS DEC. 23, 2020
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-12-23/dominion-worker-sues-trump-campaign-conservative-media/
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How organizers of color are changing the political landscape in Georgia
By NANI SAHRA WALKERVIDEO JOURNALIST DEC. 22, 2020

Palast, Black Voters Matter and Voting Rights Lawyers File New Lawsuit in Georgia

by Zach D. RobertsDecember 19, 2020

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As Trump pushes baseless fraud claims, Republicans pledge tougher voting rules
Joseph Tanfani and Simon Lewis Mon, December 21, 2020
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-pushes-baseless-fraud-claims-120831079.html
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The ‘Red Slime’ Lawsuit That Could Sink Right-Wing Media
Voting machine companies threaten “highly dangerous” cases against Fox, Newsmax and OAN, says Floyd Abrams.
By Ben Smith Dec. 20, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/20/business/media/smartmatic-lawsuit-fox-news-newsmax-oan.html
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BUSTED? Why the numbers behind Mitch McConnell's re-election don't add up

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Early in-person voting begins in Georgia Senate runoffs

Decades of Inequality Shadow Voter Turnout in Rural Georgia
A small-town voter drive reveals why only trusted family, friends and local leaders can boost turnout in the Senate runoffs.
BY STEVEN ROSENFELD | DECEMBER 15, 2020
https://billmoyers.com/story/decades-of-inequality-shadow-voter-turnout-in-rural-georgia
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Trump Allies Eye Long-Shot Election Reversal in Congress, Testing Pence
Some House Republicans plan to try to use Congress’s tallying of electoral results on Jan. 6 to tip the election to President Trump. The attempt will put Republicans in a pinch.
By Nicholas Fandos and Michael S. Schmidt Dec. 13, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/13/us/politics/trump-allies-election-overturn-congress-pence.html
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Paper Ballots Played a Key Role in Defending the Integrity of the 2020 Election
By Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, December 13, 2020 Truthout
https://truthout.org/articles/paper-ballots-played-a-key-role-in-defending-the-integrity-of-the-2020-election
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Stacey Abrams and Fair Fight return to battle to flip two U.S. Senate seats
Marquise Francis Fri, December 11, 2020
https://www.yahoo.com/news/stacey-abrams-and-fair-fight-return-to-battle-in-georgia-to-flip-two-us-senate-seats-225223824.html
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Activists Fight Voter Suppression in Georgia Runoffs
December 9, 2020 Terrell Jermaine Starr
Groups go to court to reverse wrongful purge of 200,000 voters that could have significant impact on the election's outcome.
https://portside.org/2020-12-09/activists-fight-voter-suppression-georgia-runoffs
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Exit Polls Versus Reported Vote CountsBy Theodore de Macedo Soares
Table and article to be updated as the vote count progresses. Updated November 5, 2020 at 1:50 PM EST. Table updated November 7, 2020 at 12:15 PM EST. Presidency called for Biden around 11:30 AM EST on November 7, 2020.
https://tdmsresearch.com/2020/11/04/2020-presidential-election-table/
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Trump Got Dumped by Paper Ballots, Millennials ... and "Socialism"
By Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News 30 November 2020
https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/66502-rsn-trump-gotdumped-by-paper-ballots-millennials--and-qsocialismq
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Wisconsin Recount Demanded By Trump Boosts Joe Biden’s Margin Of Victory
By Mary Papenfuss 11/28/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joe-biden-victory-margin-trump-recount-wisconsintrump_n_5fc1ce05c5b63d1b770c3779
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Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit against mail ballots with prejudice in another defeat for Trump
By Elise Viebeck, November 28, 2020
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/pennsylvania-supreme-court-dismisses-lawsuit-against-mail-ballots-with-prejudice-in-another-defeat-for-trump/2020/11/28/d1d50ef4-31d2-11eb-96c2-aac3f162215d_story.html
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Chicago's Trial of the Century and Its Many Heroes, Cinematic and Real
By Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News 23 November 20
https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/66379-rsn-chicagos-trial-of-the-century-and-its-many-heroes-cinematic-and-real 
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Georgia Audit Compromised by ARLO Software
SOS to Tell Counties Their Audit Garland FavoritoNovember 19, 2020Results
https://voterga.files.wordpress.com/2020/11/press-release-ga-audit-compromised-by-arlo-sos-tells-counties-results.pdf
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Detailed Turnout Data Shows How Georgia Turned Blue

By Nate Cohn, Matthew Conlen and Charlie Smart Nov. 17, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/11/17/upshot/georgia-precinct-shift-suburbs.html
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Secret Ballot Counts Jeopardize Our Democracy
BY TIM DUFF POSTED ON NOVEMBER 18, 2020
https://www.laprogressive.com/computer-voting-machine-companies
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Michigan GOPers Try To Steal Election For Trump, Change Minds At The Last Minute
Republicans on the Wayne County Board of Canvassers only wanted to certify votes from the white suburbs of mostly Black Detroit, but reversed under pressure.
By Paul Blumenthal 11/17/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/michigan-republicans-detroit-wayne-county_n_5fb4812cc5b695be82fe1b4d
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Board in key Michigan county fails, then agrees, to certify vote totals by deadline
By Kayla Ruble and Tom Hamburger November 17, 2020
https://www.democracynow.org/2020/11/16/western_sahara_jacob_mundy
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Peace and Social Justice
Chris N interviews Harvey Wasserman November 6, 2020  12pm

http://www.kzfr.org/broadcasts/23414
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Supreme Court rules electoral college representatives must honor choice of state’s voters
By DAVID G. SAVAGE JULY 6, 2020
http://latimes.com/politics/story/2020-07-06/supreme-court-electoral-college-states-voters
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How Indigenous voters swung the 2020 election
In Arizona and Wisconsin, Native turnout — which often leans liberal — made the difference in Biden’s slim but winning margin.
Anna V. Smith Nov. 6, 2020
https://www.hcn.org/articles/indigenous-affairs-how-indigenous-voters-swung-the-2020-election
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Top election officials say Nov. 3 contest was most secure in U.S. history
By ASSOCIATED PRESS NOV. 13, 2020
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-11-13/top-officials-say-nov-3-election-most-secure-us-history
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A Quick Look at Unreturned Mail-in Ballot Numbers In Six Swing States: Details for Michigan & Pennsylvania
Written by Leonard   Wednesday, 28 October 2020
https://readersupportednews.org/pm-section/78-78/65926-a-quick-look-at-unreturned-mail-in-ballot-numbers-in-six-swing-states-details-for-michigan-a-pennsylvania
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Georgia: Ossoff / Purdue race was a straight up steal Greg Palast Nov. 13, 2020 

https://soundcloud.com/user-835943867/georgia-ossoff-purdue-race-was-a-straight-up-steal
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November 5, 2020 Emergency Election Protection Coalition Zoom

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USPS processed 150,000 ballots after Election Day, jeopardizing thousands of votes
By Christopher Ingraham and Jacob Bogage The Washington Post Nov. 5, 2020 at 3:18 pm Updated Nov. 5, 2020 at 6:05 pm
https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/usps-processed-150000-ballots-after-election-day-jeopardizing-thousands-of-votes
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Exit Polls Versus Reported Vote Counts
By Theodore de Macedo Soares
Table and article to be updated as the vote count progresses. Updated November 5, 2020 at 1:50 PM.
https://tdmsresearch.com/2020/11/04/2020-presidential-election-table
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Postmaster General DeJoy Defies Federal Judge as Mail-In Ballots Surge for Biden
BY Harvey Wasserman, Truthout November 5, 2020
https://truthout.org/articles/postmaster-general-dejoy-defies-federal-judge-as-mail-in-ballots-surge-for-biden
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Michigan's election has more than 77,000 spoiled ballots. Here's what that means.
Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press,USA TODAY•November 3, 2020

Sign This Petition to Demand that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and the US Postal Service Find and Deliver Every Ballot, So We Can Count Every Vote!
https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/find-deliver-and-count-every-vote?source=direct_link
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Trump's Rallies Are Scientifically Proven Murder and Mayhem
By Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News 04 November 2020
https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/66047-trumps-rallies-are-scientifically-proven-murder-and-mayhem

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Georgia Is a Political Battleground. The Falcons Want More Voters.
Amid a player push for social justice initiatives in the N.F.L., members of the Atlanta Falcons are working with local high school students to support voter participation on Election Day. By Ken Belson Nov. 3, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/03/sports/georgia-voting-atlanta-falcons.html

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November 2, 2020 Emergency Election Protection Zoom
 


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Grassroots Election Protection Prevent the Coup Press Conference Nov. 2, 2020
 

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National Grassroots Election Protection Coalition for BuzzFlash: Trump May Lose Election, Overturn Results: Experts, Elected Officials Warn of Supreme
Court-Led Coup. Fight Back!
By National Grassroots Election Protection Coalition November 2, 2020
https://buzzflash.com/articles/trump-may-lose-election-overturn-results-experts-elected-officials-warn-of-supreme-court-led-coup
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When Will We Know The 2020 Election Results?
Here Are The States To WatchThe 2020 election is like no other, but it’s still possible a winner will be known on election night. Or not.
By Paul Blumenthal 11/01/2020
More than 1 million people could lose their vote on Nov. 3. That’s the best-case scenario
Rejected ballots in the 2020 election battle between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden could become the post-election focus.
Pat Beall, USA TODAY; Catharina Felke, Jackie Hajdenberg, Elizabeth Mulvey and Aseem Shukla, Columbia Journalism Investigations
Oct. 12, 2020
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2020/10/08/rejected-mail-ballots-projected-major-factor-2020-election/3576714001/

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VOPP Table 16: When Absentee/Mail Ballot Processing and Counting Can Begin
This resource is intended to reflect permanent state law. Many states have made changes to election policies that will only be in effect for the 2020 election. Please see Absentee and Mail Voting Policies in Effect for the 2020 Election for more information.
https://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/vopp-table-16-when-absentee-mail-ballot-processing-and-counting-can-begin.aspx

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Mark Joseph Stern of Slate:
“Texas Republicans have asked a federal judge to throw out 100,000 ballots in Harris County cast through curbside voting. They drew Judge Andrew Hanen, one of the most notoriously partisan Republican judges in the entire federal judiciary. This is alarming.”
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/20401146/sd-tex-20-cv-03709.pdf

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‘Tsunamis of Misinformation’ Overwhelm Local Election Officials
From Philadelphia to Sonoma County, Calif., election officials said they were working marathon hours to fight a flood of falsehoods.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/29/technology/misinformation-local-election-officials.htm

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Texas Republicans Ask State’s Supreme Court To Throw Out 100,000 Cast Ballots With days before the election, Texas Republicans hope to invalidate 100,000 votes cast in Harris County.
By Sebastian Murdock 10/31/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/texas-republicans-ask-judge-to-throw-out-100000-cast-ballots_n_5f9db73dc5b658b27c3afc9a
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/20401146/sd-tex-20-cv-03709.pdf 

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Trump’s Attacks on Mail-In Voting in Las Vegas Could End Up at the Supreme Court
by Harvey Wasserman, Truthout October 30, 2020
https://truthout.org/articles/trumps-attacks-on-mail-in-voting-in-las-vegas-could-end-up-at-the-supreme-court/
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With Rigged Scanners, Trump Can Steal Florida—-and the Nation
Harvey Wasserman October 29, 2020 Americas, Elections
https://towardfreedom.org/story/archives/americas/with-rigged-scanners-trump-can-steal-florida-and-the-nation
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Final U.S. Election Warnings: Don’t Get Scrubbed from the Voter Rolls
Toward Freedom Editor October 28, 2020

Voters in the battleground state of Wisconsin brave rain and Covid-19 to cast their ballots in early voting Photo credit: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
https://towardfreedom.org/story/archives/final-u-s-election-warnings-dont-get-scrubbed-from-the-voter-rolls/
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Amy Barrett Lights Trump’s Election Theft Fire
by Harvey Wasserman Oct. 30, 2020
https://downwithtyranny.blogspot.com/2020/10/amy-barrett-lights-trumps-election.html
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Trump Has Lit the Final Fuse on His November 3 Coup: Supreme Court to Heist the Popular Vote
By Harvey Wasserman. October 26, 2020
https://buzzflash.com/articles/trump-has-lit-the-final-fuse-on-his-november-3-coup-for-supreme-court-to-heist-the-popular-vote
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A Deeper Look Ep01: Is America Great Again?
OCTOBER 28, 2020 BY EGBERTO
"A Deeper Look interviews radio host, author, & professor Harvey Wasserman about Trump, the election, voting, and more."
https://politicsdoneright.com/2020/10/a-deeper-look-ep01-is-america-great-again/
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What are the rules around poll watching?

The Associated Press October 23, 2020
https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-donald-trump-ap-top-news-elections-united-states-1ffc3216dd9c751031bcf83cf17c518f
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Student Voting Surges Despite Efforts to Suppress It
“The thing that’s hard is, everybody’s like, ‘No I can’t vote today because I don’t have my ID with me,’ and you have to explain they don’t need that,” said Kate Fellman, executive director of You Can Vote, a nonpartisan group in North Carolina."
By Dan Levin Oct. 29, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/29/us/student-voting-surge.html
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‘No Pandemic Exception’: Federal Court Says Minnesota Must Separate Out Later Ballots
"Better to put those voters on notice now while they still have at least some time to adjust,” the panel wrote.
By Nick Visser10/29/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/minnesota-late-ballots-extension-ruling_n_5f9b6bd8c5b6f4683cecda11
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Here's what the Supreme Court's threat to mail-in ballots really means
Steven Rosenfeld October 29, 2020
https://www.alternet.org/2020/10/heres-what-the-supreme-courts-threat-to
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Brett Kavanaugh Lays Out a Plan to Help Trump Steal the Election

A Bush v. Gore 2.0 crisis just became much more likely.
ARI BERMAN OCTOBER 27, 2020
https://www.motherjones.com/2020-elections/2020/10/brett-kavanaugh-lays-out-a-plan-to-help-trump-steal-the-election/
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Women Lead Nationwide Strike in Poland Over Abortion Law

The leader of Poland’s ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, accused demonstrators of seeking the destruction of the nation and appealed to supporters to “defend Poland.”

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Trump Has Lit the Final Fuse on His November 3 Coup: Supreme Court to Heist the Popular Vote
By Harvey Wasserman October 26, 2020
https://buzzflash.com/articles/trump-has-lit-the-final-fuse-on-his-november-3-coup-for-supreme-court-to-heist-the-popular-vote
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Early Data Shows Mail-In Ballots Are Moving Quickly Through Post Office

First-class mail is moving slowly. But postal workers promise they’re treating voters’ ballots “like gold.”
By Molly Redden 10/27/2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/19/us/politics/how-prepared-are-these-7-battlegrounds-for-the-election-a-readiness-report.html

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Ten ThingsYou need to know to stop the coop
https://www.fieldteam6.org/protecttheresultsvideo
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Early Data Shows Mail-In Ballots Are Moving Quickly Through Post Office
First-class mail is moving slowly. But postal workers promise they’re treating voters’ ballots “like gold.”
By Molly Redden 10/27/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/postal-service-mail-in-ballot-delivery-data_n_5f987addc5b6e61eb276d51a
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Many college students hoped to vote in swing states. Then the COVID-19 pandemic sent them home
By KURTIS LEE OCT. 27, 2020
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-10-27/la-na-college-campuses-coronavirus-election
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GOP LAWSUIT IN NEVADA IS A SECOND ATTACK ON STATE’S EXPANDED MAIL-IN VOTING
The state has made voting more accessible overall, but casting a ballot remains difficult for many in tribal communities.
October 27, 2020 Susan Ferriss Senior Reporter
https://publicintegrity.org/politics/elections/us-polling-places/nevada-expanded-mail-in-voting
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North Carolina Republicans try to block mail ballot deadline extension proposal

Legislative leaders appeal to the supreme court over lower court decision, arguing extension amounts to a ‘usurpation of power’
Lewis Kendall Mon 26 Oct 2020

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/26/north-carolina-republicans-mail-in-ballots-deadline-extension
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What kind of hell are we in with mail-in ballots getting thrown out in NC?

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Report: Ransomware disables Georgia county election database
By FRANK BAJAK October 23, 2020

Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom October 26, 2020
Special Guest: Chase Iron Eyes

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Report: Trump Campaign Actively Discussing Radical Measures To Bypass Election Results
Tommy Beer Updated Sep 23, 2020
https://www.forbes.com/sites/tommybeer/2020/09/23/report-trump-campaign-actively-discussing-radical-measures-to-bypass-election-results/#6b2dc2b04800
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Grassroots Election Protection Presents
:
With Special Guests, a must see!
Third Parties in 2020 Elections Zoom Oct 24, 2020
 

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National Task Force On Election Crisis
The mission of protecting a free and fair 2020 election transcends party and ideology.
https://www.electiontaskforce.org/

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Ten things you need to know to stop a coup (video)
https://www.fieldteam6.org/protecttheresultsvideo
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‘There is a voter-suppression wing’: An ugly American tradition clouds the 2020 presidential race
By JAMES RAINEY OCT. 24, 2020
https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-10-24/voter-suppression-clou...
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Getting Out of Tight Corners
Jane McAlevey October 19, 2020
This article is part of the Review’s series on the 2020 US elections.
"Anyone who thinks civil unrest isn’t coming on November 3 isn’t paying attention."
https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2020/10/19/getting-out-of-tight-corners/
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10-23-20 Emergency Election Protection Zoom

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VOPP Table 16: When Absentee/Mail Ballot Processing and Counting Can Begin
https://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/vopp-table-16-when-absentee-mail-ballot-processing-and-counting-can-begin.aspx
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Citing Pattern of “Violently Suppressing Opposition, Sabotaging a Free and Fair Election, and Rejecting a Peaceful Transfer of Power,” Voting Rights Group Sues President Trump and Top Administration Officials For Voter Intimidation

October 21, 2020

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Opinion, MAIL BALLOTS ARE ALREADY BEING REJECTED. GUESS WHOSE.
Part of a visual series from Opinion on how the election could go wrong.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/10/22/opinion/biden-mail-ballots-rejection.html

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LeBron James and a Multimillion-Dollar Push for More Poll Workers

More Than a Vote, a group of athletes headlined by LeBron James, is launching a campaign to address poll worker shortages and the need to keep polling stations open in Black electoral districts.
By Astead W. Herndon, Aug. 24, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/24/us/politics/lebron-james-poll-workers.html
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Still another chilling moment for democracy in Florida
By Al Neal, October 20, 2020
http://www.intrepidreport.com/archives/31085
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Steve Bannon's Back: Ex-Adviser Says Trump Plans to Claim Victory Early
Bannon claims Trump’s declaration will be based on votes at Election Day polls
by Steven Rosenfeld  OCTOBER 20, 2020
https://freepress.org/article/steve-bannons-back-ex-adviser-says-trump-plans-claim-victory-early
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U.S. Postal Service Benches Its Police Officers Before Election
Top USPS brass ends agency patrols that protected mail, letter carriers (Free Press editors note: and ballots)
By Rebecca Smith Oct. 16, 2020
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-postal-service-benches-its-police-officers-before-election-11602862096
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How Native Americans' Right to Vote Has Been Systematically Violated for Generations
By Nina Lakhani, Guardian UK 17 October 20
https://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/65716-how-native-americans-right-to-vote-has-been-systematically-violated-for-generations
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To Stop an Electoral Coup, Study What Went Wrong in the 2000 Florida Recount
By Jane McAlevey, Jacobin, 16 October 2020
https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/65699-to-stop-an-electoral-coup-study-what-went-wrong-in-the-2000-florida-recount
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New Alarming Poll: On Election Night, Majority of Republican Voters Will Trust GOP-Controlled Legislatures to Choose Electors Over Voters
By The Countdown October 16, 2020
https://buzzflash.com/articles/new-poll-on-election-night-republican-voters-will-trust-gop-controlled-legislatures
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In Ohio, a Printing Company Is Overwhelmed and Mail Ballots Are Delayed

The company was until recently flying a “Trump 2020’’ flag over its Cleveland headquarters. The problems it has had underscore the stress that mail voting has put on the nation’s election process amid the pandemic.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/16/us/politics/ohio-mail-ballots-trump.html
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From a FB post!
"Just finished Poll Manager training! I passed all the classes. I want you all to know something..
UPDATE: Ballots may have a box that CAN be written in by Staff. 

If you are checking in at the polls 
and they happen to write anything on your ballot before they give it to you
to put in the voting machine...a letter, a checkmark, a star, an R or a D any writing of any kind...
please request a new ballot.
Your ballot could be disqualified if it is written on. Please be on the lookout for this type of behavior." .....
PLEASE BE AWARE OF ANY SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR SUCH AS THIS AT THE POLLS ......

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As Trump Descends Into Dictatorial Madness, He Escalates the Fascist Terror

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Virginia Online Registration Portal Left Unworkable—Just Hours Before Deadline—After Cable 'Accidentally Cut'

"Election officials in Virginia have again failed the public," said the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.Tuesday, October 13, 2020
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/10/13/virginia-online-registration-portal-left-unworkable-just-hours-deadline-after-cable
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Briefing:How to Protect the Vote - Election Software Project progress report
Wednesday Oct. 14 at 7 pm CDT 8pm EDT During the meeting, you’ll meet activists, technologists and lawyers from the Columbus Institute for Contemporary Journalism (CICJ) who are assembling robust election protection teams capable of taking immediate action if significant irregularities are detected in any of the battleground states.  https://mailchi.mp/freepress/how-to-protect-the-vote-election-software-project-webinar

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October 12, 2020 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom
 

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Ballotpalooza: Oct 14, 6:30pm-8pm

The Ballotpalooza video streaming link, watch guide, and host guide are available below.

https://ballotpalooza.org/nc/
https://grassrootsep.org/ballotpalooza/
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Support democracy. Become a poll worker
by Democracy Labs (www.thedemlabs.org)
Next to casting a ballot yourself, serving as a poll worker is the most important thing you can do to help our democracy thrive. DISCLAIMER: This app collects and shares information as a public service. A best effort is made to ensure accuracy but the information is provided to you “AS IS”. Please refer to official sources for the latest details. https://thedemlabs.org/privacy-policy.
https://pollworker.glideapp.io/
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California Election Officials Denounce State GOP’s Fake Ballot Collection Boxes
After the state Republican Party defended the use of unauthorized ballot collection boxes falsely labeled “official,” authorities said they are illegal.
By Ja’han Jones 10/12/2020 

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/california-election-officials-denounce-state-gops-fake-ballot-collection-boxes_n_5f8496f4c5b6e6d033a614e3
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‘Haven’t seen this in any other country’: Video of huge line of Georgia voters waiting to cast ballots goes viral
October 12, 2020 By David Badash
https://www.rawstory.com/2020/10/havent-seen-this-in-any-other-country-video-of-huge-line-of-georgia-voters-waiting-to-cast-ballots-goes-viral/
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Support democracy. Become a poll worker
by Democracy Labs (www.thedemlabs.org)Next to casting a ballot yourself, serving as a poll worker is the most important thing you can do to help our democracy thrive. DISCLAIMER: This app collects and shares information as a public service. A best effort is made to ensure accuracy but the information is provided to you “AS IS”. Please refer to official sources for the latest details. https://thedemlabs.org/privacy-policy.
https://pollworker.glideapp.io/
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Big turnout as early in-person voting starts in Georgia
By KATE BRUMBACK and SUDHIN THANAWALA 10/12/2020
https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-nba-georgia-elections-atlanta-f7343836272098fec2ed67a8ef780003
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How Could Voter Suppression Affect the Presidential Election? Look at Georgia
By Kassie Bracken and Alexandra Eaton Sept. 27, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/27/us/elections/voting-rights-georgia.html

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ALEX PADILLA | SECRETARY OF STATE | STATE OF CALIFORNIA ELECTIONS DIVISION
Memorandum # 20240 TO: All County Clerks/Registrars of Voters
FROM: Jana M. Lean Chief, Elections Division
RE: General Election: Unauthorized Ballot Drop Boxes This memorandum will serve as a clarification of state law regarding the provision of unauthorized, non-official vote-by-mail ballot drop boxes. In short, providing unauthorized, non-official vote-by-mail ballot drop boxes is prohibited by state law. Summary Our office has been made aware of unauthorized, non-official ballot drop boxes being used or having been proposed to be used at local political party offices, candidate headquarters, and churches throughout the state. Examples provided.. 
https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/ccrov/pdf/2020/october/20240jl.pdf

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Trump’s Helter Skelter
ALEX HINTON Oct 9, 2020
"Given Donald Trump's repeated flirtation with right-wing extremist rhetoric and violence, and his refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, next month's election could trigger atrocities. If Trump loses, Americans should be prepared for the worst."
https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/us-election-violence-right-wing-atrocities-genocide-by-alex-hinton-2020-10
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Former Special Forces sought by private security company to guard polling sites in Minnesota, company says
By Joshua Partlow, Oct. 9, 2020

Huge Absentee Vote in Key States Favors Democrats So Far

In Wisconsin, about 146,000 people voted by mail in the 2016 general election. This fall, about 647,000 people have already voted absentee, many in Democratic strongholds. By Reid J. Epstein, Nick Corasaniti and Stephanie Saul Oct. 10, 2020 The New York Times

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Judge throws out Trump campaign’s Pennsylvania lawsuit

By ASSOCIATED PRESS, MARC LEVY OCT. 10, 2020
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-10-10/judge-throws-out-trump-campaigns-pennsylvania-lawsuit
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Inside the Trump Campaign’s Strategy to Make Voting a Tooth-and-Nail Fight
The campaign’s focus on Election Day operations has intensified, with aggressive plans for poll monitoring and other tactics that Democrats say are efforts at vote suppression. By Danny Hakim and Stephanie Saul Oct. 9, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/09/us/politics/trump-campaign-poll-watch.html

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Bid-Rigging for County Election Machinery?
By Jackson Baker October 08, 2020
https://www.memphisflyer.com/JacksonBaker/archives/2020/10/08/bid-rigging-for-county-election-machinery

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Columbus Free Press Harvey Wasserman, Senior Editor, Columbus Free Press, Comments at the New York Times
"
This is an absolute RED ALERT moment for our nation and our species... The world's leaders---especially those with nuclear weapons---must be immediately notified."

I Help Oversee All-Mail Elections In A County Of Millions. Trump Is Wrong — It’s Safe.
“I chair the council for King County, Washington — an area larger than 14 states — and we have been voting exclusively by mail since 2009 with virtually zero problems.”


Vote To Live, a 501c3 campaign created by The Collective, will take a two-pronged approach to engaging Black voters this election
https://votetolive.org/
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Voting Advocates Call on Officials to Do More to Stop Voter Intimidation and Election Violence
BY STEVEN ROSENFELD | OCTOBER 8, 2020
https://billmoyers.com/story/voting-advocates-call-on-officials-to-do-more-to-stop-voter-intimidation-and-election-violence/
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Women Rising Radio 39: Election Protection Advocates | Women Rising Radio Project
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10-05-20 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom #20


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Prepare for the Worst and Fight for the Best: A Citizen’s Guide to 2020 Electoral Interference
by Asha Rangappa and David Shimer September 18, 2020
https://www.justsecurity.org/72491/prepare-for-the-worst-and-fight-for-the-best-a-citizens-guide-to-2020-electoral-interference/

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My glorious AF wife Kathryn helped with my latest campaign video. Whatever the polls say we have to stay calm and resolute in this fight, giving whatever time, money and power we can. Get active to get out the vote TODAY. https://t.co/JMq7rJIXuE #GOTV #createtheoutcome #VOTE pic.twitter.com/5K7DHjkWFo

— Mandy Patinkin (@PatinkinMandy) October 6, 2020

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100,000 BALLOT REQUESTS WERE INVALIDATED IN IOWA AFTER COURTS SIDED WITH TRUMP CAMPAIGN
Democratic wins for the presidency and the Senate could hinge on an absentee-ballot snafu affecting tens of thousands of voters.
Aída Chávez October 5 2020
https://theintercept.com/2020/10/05/iowa-absentee-ballot-requests-trump

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Trump’s Hospitalization Hasn’t Diminished the Threat of Election Theft
https://truthout.org/articles/trumps-hospitalization-hasnt-diminished-the-threat-of-election-theft/
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House GOP pushes ahead plan for ‘election integrity’ panel
By MARK SCOLFORO September 30, 2020
https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-state-governments-legislation-subpoenas-elections-b177f7e86d36a362faafbe0cabb69e23
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Voter Purge List
Save My Vote 2020
https://www.savemyvote2020.org/voter-purge-lists-2020/
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Older poll workers dropped out because of covid-19. Millennials are stepping up to replace them.
By Rachel Chason, Rebecca Tan and Michael Brice-Saddler September 25, 2020 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/pollworkers-election-coronavirus/2020/09/24/ba13acf4-f9b9-11ea-89e3-4b9efa36dc64_story.html
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8 Florida Counties Agree to Keep Ballot Images for Recounts
By Mitch Perry Florida PUBLISHED 1:47 PM ET Aug. 25, 2020
https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/2020/08/25/8-florida-counties-agree-to-keep-ballot-images-for-recounts
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Will Trump Collect His Pardon and Flee Like a Virus?
By Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News 03 October 20
https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/65475-will-trump-collect-his-pardon-and-flee-like-a-virus
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Greg Palast: Wisconsin "movers" didn't move
By Greg Palast OpEdNews 9/30/2020
https://www.opednews.com/articles/Greg-Palast-Wisconsin-mo-by-Greg-Palast-African-Americans_Greg-Palast_Wisconsin-Politics_Wisconsin-Primary-Election-2020-200930-211.html
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Yvette Nicole Brown with the Palast Fund presents Save My Vote 2020
A short film, narrated by Yvette Nicole Brown, about Greg Palast’s investigation of the mass "purge" of Americans from voter rolls.
The video aims to warn voters that now is the last chance for most voters to check their registrations—and re-register if they are one of The Purged.
Journalist Palast, whose investigations have appeared in Rolling Stone and the Guardian, said, "Thanks to Yvette, we are sending up this flare:  don’t wait until Election Day to find out you’re missing from the voter rolls.
Young voters and Americans of color have been the main targets of the removal of 16.7 million voters.
Check your status now at https://www.savemyvote2020.org/voter-purge-lists-2020/

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In North Carolina, Black Voters’ Mail-In Ballots Much More Likely to Be Rejected Than Those From Any Other Race
SOPHIE CHOU and TYLER DUKES SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 
Black voters were more than twice as likely to have mail-in ballots rejected than those submitted by the state’s white voters in 2018.

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As Trump Sows Doubts on Mail, Democrats Push More In-Person Voting
By Nick Corasaniti and Reid J. Epstein Oct. 1, 2020
In Philadelphia, officials are encouraging voting in person. In Wisconsin, there are ballot-return events in city parks. They reflect an unease over President Trump’s war on mail-in voting.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/01/us/politics/democrats-in-person-voting.html
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TEXAS GOVERNOR NOW COMMITTING EMERGENCY VOTER SUPPRESSION TO SAVE DONALD TRUMP
BY BESS LEVIN OCTOBER 1, 2020
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Shelby County, TN: Bid Manipulation Taints Election Commission’s Choice of New Voting-Equipment
Audit USA 10/2/2020

Deputies Removed Trump Campaign Official from Philadelphia Election Office for ‘Recording Video,’ Being ‘Irate’ and ‘Disruptive’
JERRY LAMBE Oct 1st, 2020

 
Is a General Strike the Answer to a Trump Coup?
by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman
SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
https://freepress.org/article/general-strike-answer-trump-coup
 
British network reveals damning data leak about Trump 2016 campaign and Black voters
Marissa Higgins, Daily Kos Staff, Monday September 28, 2020 · 5:11 PM
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Black Voters Purge Threat in Wisconsin
39,722 Face Loss of Vote for Moving Despite not Having Moved.
Especially Black voters and young voters (students) are at risk.

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NBC News’ Morgan Radford takes an in-depth look at data from North Carolina that appears to shows a higher rejection rate for Black voters than white voters.

A’s, Alameda County to convert Coliseum and Arena into voting site for election
 
Ohio could be Biden's best shot at keeping Trump from contesting the 2020 election
Andrew RomanoWest Coast Correspondent, Yahoo News, September 29, 2020
GOP takes Pennsylvania court’s ballot deadline to U.S. Supreme Court
 
Election commission orders top voting machine vendor to correct misleading claims
By KIM ZETTER 08/13/2020
This isn’t the first time Election Systems & Software has faced accusations of making fabricated or misleading assertions about its voting machines.
 
Likely Trump SCOTUS Pick Worked To Overturn 2000 Election
Trump says he expects the high court to decide the 2020 election — and if Barrett is appointed, the court will have 3 justices who worked directly on Bush v. Gore
David Sirota and Andrew Perez Sep 25 https://www.dailyposter.com/p/likely-trump-scotus-pick-worked-to
 
TRUMP TAPS AMY CONEY BARRETT — MEMO LAYS OUT TACTICS FOR OPPOSITION
A new memo spells out the myriad options available to Sen. Chuck Schumer to delay confirmation of a new Supreme Court justice.
Ryan GrimSeptember 24 2020
 
FEAR: Witness Mandate On Mail-In Ballots Could Upend Vote In Battleground States
Voters in key states, including North Carolina and Wisconsin, are required to have a witness sign their ballot envelope.
Gary D. Robertson and Scott Bauer 09/25/2020 10:23 am
Election 2020: The Coming Chaos
Nonviolent resistance to Trump means more than just defeating him and jettisoning him from the presidency; somehow it also means reaching his supporters and transcending the civil war they’re ready to wage. by Robert C. Koehler Thursday, September 24, 2020 by Common Dreams
 
The Election That Could Break America
If the vote is close, Donald Trump could easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result. Who will stop him? Let us not hedge about one thing. Donald Trump may win or lose, but he will never concede.September 24, 2020 Barton Gellman  THE ATLANTIC
 
How to Unsuppress the Vote by Kate Rosenberg and Jennifer Cohn
 

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Trump supporters show up with guns to intimidate voters in Fairfax, Virginia: Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Coalition Meeting
https://www.facebook.com/117521968329803/videos/333318614419328
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Insufficient COVID Protections for Postal Workers Pose Threat to Mail-in Voting
 
COLUMBUS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY JOURNALISM ELECTION SOFTWARE PROJECT: PROTECT THE SOFTWARE, KEEP THE REPUBLIC
The Legal Fight Awaiting Us After the ElectionThe aftermath of November’s vote has the potential to make 2000 look like a mere skirmish.
By Jeffrey Toobin September 21, 2020
 
Donald Trump’s Favorite Voting MachinesBallot-marking devices in key swing states could give him the perfect excuse to contest the election
by Art Levine September 23, 2020
 
Is a General Strike the Answer to a Trump Coup?
by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman
SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
https://freepress.org/article/general-strike-answer-trump-coup
 
Jennifer Cohn voting tips
https://twitter.com/jennycohn1/status/1307802238077693952/photo/1

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We were misled about the security of our elections. We need & deserve a public reckoning.
https://youtu.be/oqMvdL2FRKM
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Detroit to install new drop boxes for absentee ballots, voter registration forms, more
https://www.videothevote.org/
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Trump Supporters came over to the early voting site to protest while people are in line to Vote in FairFax Virginia.
Anthony Tilghman Sep 19, 2020
https://twitter.com/AnthonyTilghman/status/1307360544559706113 #EarlyVoting
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Trump supporters staged a rally at a Virginia polling center during early voting, intimidating voters, election officials say
Tom Porter 9-20-2020
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PW special report: Trump-linked effort to infiltrate progressive NC groups prompts investigation
By Lisa Sorg - 9/18/2020
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North Carolina Is Already Rejecting Black Voters’ Mail-In Ballots More Often Than White Voters’
 

More than 20,000 Mail Ballots Were Tossed Out in Pennsylvania’s 2020 Primaries
That's half of President Trump's margin of 40,000 votes in the state in 2016.
By Cameron Joseph September 15, 2020, 12:42pm
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Mismatched signatures prompt tossed absentee ballots and legal fights ahead of November election
By Jeremy Herb, Kelly Mena and Ellie Kaufman, CNN Updated 8:00 AM ET, Mon September 14, 2020
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GOP Operative Says He’s Building System to Dispatch Protesters Where Ballots Are Counted
By Jared Holt | September 11, 2020 11:30 am
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Ohio judge derides restriction of 1 ballot drop box per county
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Testimony by Lisa Graves Calling for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to Be Fired or Resign
"
Mr. DeJoy’s brother accused him of forging his signature and hiding profitable companies from him. The case settled with a non-disclosure agreement."
 
Ohio Voter Project
It's not just about Ohio


https://ohiovoterproject.org/
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One IT Guy’s Spreadsheet-Fueled Race to Restore Voting Rights
This fall, thousands will show up to vote only to find out they’ve been purged. Lots of activists—and one Ohio man with lots of cats—are on a quest to fix that.
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Fires and Liars and Modems, Oh My!: 'BradCast' 9/14/2020
Guest: Jenny Cohn, attorney, election security advocate @ 23:15 into show
https://bradblog.com/?p=13560
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SMART ELECTIONS
Audits - Election Security is Just Math.
https://smartelections.us/electionprotection
This event is the seventh forum in a non-partisan coalition-building series to inform, empower, train and connect advocates on #ElectionProtection.
Trailer for SMART Elections #ElectionSecurity Forum 9/22/20

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September 14, 2020 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom

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Is Trump Planning a Coup d’État?
Many observers—including Republicans—worry that he is. They’re organizing now to stop him.
By Sasha Abramsky SEPTEMBER 7, 2020

https://www.thenation.com/article/society/trump-coup-elections-gop/
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Vote Early. Vote Now! By Hand. On Paper. Be a Poll Worker and Protect This Election!

By Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News 13 September 20

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The Voter Purge Project

The Voter Purge Project protects eligible voters against disenfranchisement by monitoring, reporting on, and organizing against wrongful voter purging.
http://voterpurgeproject.org/

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour -ELECTION MADNESS STARING US IN THE FACE
https://greenpowerwellnessshow.podbean.com/e/solartopia-green-power-and-wellness-hour-election-madness-staring-us-in-the-face/
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@NCCAPITOL When is your mail-in ballot actually counted? That depends, officials say

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Preventing a Disrupted Presidential Election and Transition August 3, 2020
https://paxsims.files.wordpress.com/2020/08/preventing-a-disrupted-presidential-election-and-transition-8-3-20.pdf

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The Westside Gazette proudly presents Two-Minute Warning,
 livestream voter education and protection series dedicated to educating voters and equipping them with the information and tools to help safeguard their ballots and ensure integrity in election results. This series is a must, given the uncertainty, chaos and disinformation that is already at play a role in the November 3 rd election.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/two-minute-warning-tickets-118848724735

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Special Report: How a small group of U.S. lawyers pushed voter fraud fears into the mainstream
Fargo, ND, USA / The Mighty 790 KFGO | KFGO, Thomson Reuters Sep 9, 2020 5:04 AM
 

https://kfgo.com/2020/09/09/special-report-how-a-small-group-of-u-s-lawyers-pushed-voter-fraud-fears-into-the-mainstream
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Absentee Ballot Rejections Could Triple In Battleground States
The number of rejected ballots in November is projected to be significantly higher than previous elections., according to an AP analysis.

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538: PA will be the tipping point* and all eyes on Philly! 
By Marta Steele  9/7/2020

https://www.opednews.com/articles/538-PA-will-be-the-tippin-by-Marta-Steele-2020_Activist_Education_Elections-200907-928.html

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Michigan’s Secretary Of State: We Should Prepare For Election Results To Take Days

A surge in mail-in ballot requests will likely cause a delay in tabulation, according to election officials and experts.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/michigan-secretary-state-election-day_n_5f54fcf0c5b62b3add422542

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A Fight In Critical States Over Mail-In Ballot Deadlines Could Decide The Presidential Election

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/2020-absentee-ballot-deadlines_n_5f525fecc5b6578026cd4c9e 

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Will You Have Enough Time to Vote by Mail in Your State?

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/08/31/us/politics/vote-by-mail-deadlines.html

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If needed, Florida better-equipped for presidential vote recount
(Op-ed) Steven Rosenfeld,  2nd September 2020, 15:56 GMT+10

https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/266276081/if-needed-florida-better-equipped-for-presidential-vote-recount

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At least 83% of American voters can cast ballots by mail in the fall

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/politics/vote-by-mail-states/

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August 31, 2020 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom Mtg

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Huge Numbers of Primary Absentee Voters In Swing States Must Reapply For November Ballot
Steven Rosenfeld Aug. 31, 2020

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VOTING IS FOR EVERYONE – HOMELESS VOTING RIGHTS RESOURCE

All U.S. states and territories are prohibited from preventing any U.S. citizen from registering to vote except in the case of a felony conviction or mental incompetence. If you are homeless and free from a felony conviction, you are eligible to vote in most states even if you do not have standard ID or a stable mailing address. 

https://nationalhomeless.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/VotingRightsUpdate.pdf

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Voting and Homelessness
Can someone who is homeless register and vote? Yes. Persons experiencing homelessness can register and vote in all 50 states.

https://www.nonprofitvote.org/voting-in-your-state/special-circumstances/voting-and-homelessness/

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Florida election supervisors fight to stop lawsuit over digital ballot images

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/politics/2020-election/os-ne-2020-florida-digital-ballot-images-20200824-yxh7pwkz4jgi5ekefp7wnzbcne-story.html

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Florida counties agree to save digital ballot images if there’s a presidential recount
 
Pinellas, Hillsborough and six other large counties agree to the stipulation as part of a larger lawsuit over retaining the digital images.

tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2020/08/25/florida-counties-agree-to-save-digital-ballot-images-if-theres-a-presidential-recount

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This document is one in a series created as part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Elections Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council and Sector Coordinating Council’s Joint COVID Working Group.

https://www.eac.gov/sites/default/files/electionofficials/vbm/Ballot_Drop_Box.pdf

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How to prevent your mail ballot from being rejected
It requires more steps than voting in person — and there are more opportunities for error

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/08/25/how-prevent-your-mail-ballot-being-rejected

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8/24/20 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Coalition Zoom

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A victory for voters in Kentucky

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/8/15/1969504/-A-victory-for-voters-in-Kentucky

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Carter Centre to launch first-ever US election initiative, citing ‘erosion’ of democracy

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/carter-center-us-election-2020-donald-trump-democracy-a9683011.html

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State Statutes Prohibiting Tampering with Voting Systems

https://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/state-statutes-prohibiting-tampering-with-voting-systems.aspx

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North Carolina, 1st state to begin voting for president, sees record number of requests for absentee ballots
The state will begin its mail-in voting process on Sept. 4.

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/north-carolina-1st-state-begin-voting-president-sees/story?id=72514498

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Trump Threatens to Send Police, Lawyers to Polling Places

https://www.newsmax.com/politics/polling-places-voter-fraud-police-lawyers/2020/08/21/id/983229

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Election officials around the country race to expand voting options as Postal Service crisis spurs alarm

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/mail-ballot-worries/2020/08/19/d75d97fe-e238-11ea-b69b-64f7b0477ed4_story.html
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End Rigged Elections
Wednesday September 2, 7PM

Speakers: Harvey Wasserman & Bob Fitrakis

Sponsored by Cleveland MoveToAmend.org.
For more information: Lois Romanoff, loisromanoff@gmail.com or Steve Norris, steven.norris@gmail.com

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How to Save 2020: The Grassroots Emergency Election Protection "Trifecta" Action Guide
By Harvey Wasserman 14 August 2020
 
 
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Trump Appoints Voting Rights Act Critic and Voter Suppression Advocate to U.S. Civil Rights Commission
By Peter Montgomery | August 13, 2020 1:5
 
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Trump says Postal Service needs money for mail-in voting, but he’ll keep blocking funding
Congressional Democrats urged the USPS not to abandon long-standing practices for election mail processing
August 12, 2020
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Kentucky secretary of state to nix no-excuse mail-in voting for November election
Aug. 11, 2020
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LaRose Prohibits Additional Ballot Drop Boxes For Presidential Election (editors note: After he had to ask Atty Gen. Yost)
Aug. 12, 2020
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by Common Dreams
 'A Conspiracy to Steal the Election, Folks': Alarms Sound After Postal Worker Reports Removal of Sorting Machines
The removal of key equipment from Post Offices should be viewed as nothing less than "sabotage," said one observer.
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Unleashing the Power of Poor and Low-Income Americans
Key Findings
1. In the 2016 presidential election, there were 138 million voters out of 225 million eligible voters. 29 million of these voters were poor or low-income and there were an additional 34 million poor or low-income people who were eligible, but who did not vote.
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Voter Registration Surged During BLM Protests, Study Finds
By Jane C. Timm, NBC News
11 August 20
 
 
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People who haven't received mail in weeks line up at post office
 
 
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August 10, 2020 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom
 
 
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Lawsuit against NC: Absentee-by-mail ballots not accessible to 150,000 voters
Voters with visual impairment push for right to vote online in NC, currently limited to overseas military. Voting security experts warn that's a bad idea.
by Jordan Wilkie  August 10, 2020

https://carolinapublicpress.org/37064/lawsuit-voter-disabilities-access-2020-nc/

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Wait a Minute, Mr. Koch-Man: The Plot to Kill the Public’s Postal Service
Lisa Graves
June 18, 2020


https://truenorthresearch.org/2020/06/charles-koch-targets-the-postal-service-bankrupt-privatization/

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The Billionaire Behind Efforts to Kill the U.S. Postal Service
7/9/2020


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How To Make Sure Your Vote Counts In 2020
Steven Rosenfeld
August 08 

https://www.nationalmemo.com/how-to-make-sure-your-vote-counts-in-2020

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Why the Botched N.Y.C. Primary Has Become the November Nightmare
Nearly six weeks later, two congressional races remain undecided, and officials are trading blame over the mishandling of tens of thousands of mail-in ballots.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/03/nyregion/nyc-mail-ballots-voting.html

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How Trump Could Steal the Election
By Mark Joseph Stern, Slate
04 August 20

https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/64388-focus-how-trump-co...

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REPORT
Voting by mail in a pandemic: A state-by-state scorecard
Elaine Kamarck, Yousef Ibreak, Amanda Powers, and Chris StewartJuly 2020

https://www.brookings.edu/research/voting-by-mail-in-a-pandemic-a-state-by-state-scorecard/

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Election Cyber Surge
The Election Cyber Surge program opens a line of communication between U.S. State and Local election officials and a network of volunteer cybersecurity technologists for direct communication about cybersecurity matters leading up to November 2020. 

https://harris.uchicago.edu/research-impact/centers-institutes/cyber-policy-initiative/election-cyber-surge

Thank You Brad and Desi: https://bradblog.com/?p=13514

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Ballot Drop Boxes Still an Under-Used Tool to Help Urban Voters in Pandemic, by Steven Rosenfeld

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/7/28/1964587/-Ballot-Drop-Boxes-Still-an-Under-Used-Tool-to-Help-Urban-Voters-in-Pandemic-by-Steven-Rosenfeld

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Ohio elections chief faces two new lawsuits 95 days out from the November general election

"...how signatures are matched." “Without clear notification or an efficient way to address questions about their signatures, too many voters are disenfranchised by this process, especially those with disabilities, senior citizens, young people, and naturalized citizens,” said Jen Miller, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Ohio in a statement.

https://www.cleveland.com/open/2020/07/ohio-elections-chief-faces-two-new-lawsuits-95-days-out-from-the-election.html

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Do not vote by mail. I repeat: DO NOT VOTE BY MAIL! Do this instead.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/8/2/1965837/-Do-not-vote-by-mail-I-repeat-DO-NOT-VOTE-BY-MAIL-Do-this-instead

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Wisconsin Eats its Young
Gov. Scott Walker's Revenge
by Greg Palastfor TruthoutAugust 2, 2020

https://www.gregpalast.com/wisconsin-eats-its-young/

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Voter Purge Rates Remain High, Analysis Finds
New data reveal that counties with a history of voter discrimination have continued purging people from the rolls at elevated rates.
 

https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/analysis-opinion/voter-purge-rates-remain-high-analysis-finds

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Is This The Beginning Of The End Of White-Centric Identity Politics In America?

In her new book, “The End of White Politics,” Zerlina Maxwell explores how progressives have often centered whiteness — and why that must end in 2020.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/end-of-white-politics-zerlina-maxwell-interview_n_5f034a5cc5b6acab2853ea2d

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Opinion: Young people could decide the 2020 election. Will a pandemic derail that?

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-07-31/young-voters-suppression-2020-election-pandemic

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Voting by Mail Is Crucial for Democracy

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/01/opinion/sunday/mail-voting-covid-2020-election.html

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Absentee Ballot Drop-Off Sites for the August Primary Election Madison, WI

https://www.cityofmadison.com/news/absentee-ballot-drop-off-sites-for-the-august-primary-election

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Lance Simmens for BuzzFlash: The Art of the Trump Election 2020 Steal. Greg Palast Warns That Preventing Another Electoral Heist Will Require Extreme and Urgent Vigilance. 

July 30th 2020

https://buzzflash.com/articles/the-art-of-the-steal-an-interview-with-greg-palast

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Why You Should Make Your Voting Plans Now

 

https://www.nationalmemo.com/why-you-should-make-your-voting-plans-now

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Poll: Young People Believe they Can Lead Change in Unprecedented Election Cycle

https://circle.tufts.edu/latest-research/poll-young-people-believe-they-can-lead-change-unprecedented-election-cycle

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July 27, 2020 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Coalition Zoom Conference

https://youtu.be/W0BCROQevOM

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Looming Election Challenge: Mail Ballots That Never Reach Voters

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How Ballot Drop Boxes Can Protect Voters — And Voting Rights -- During Pandemic

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1,913,369 Ballots Thrown Away, How Trump Did - and Will - Disqualify Your Vote

By Greg Palast, Reader Supported News

25 July 20

https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/64203-1913369-ballots-thrown-away-how-trump-did-and-will-disqualify-your-vote

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As Concerns About Voting Build, The Supreme Court Refuses To Step In

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/25/895185355/as-concerns-about-voting-build-the-supreme-court-refuses-to-step-in

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8 Big Reasons Election Day 2020 Could Be a Disaster

You may think you know how bad Nov. 3 will be. But all signs point to something far, far worse.

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/07/24/2020-election-disaster-perfect-storm-372778

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Registering to vote should be easy, accurate and automatic.

https://pirgim.org/feature/mip/modernize-vote

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Bribed Ohio's $60 Million Radioactive Uproar Rocks the 2020 Vote

https://freepress.org/article/bribed-ohios-60-million-radioactive-uproar-rocks-2020-vote-ohios-60-million-radioactive

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07-20-20 Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Coalition Zoom Meeting featuring Greg Palast

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07-13-20 Grassroots, Emergency Election Protection, Coalition Zoom Meeting

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1,913,369 Ballots Thrown Away

How Trump did—and will—Disqualify your Vote

https://www.gregpalast.com/1913369-ballots-thrown-away/

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Sloppy handwriting could get your mail ballot tossed in California

https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/Sloppy-handwriting-could-get-your-mail-ballot-15417280.php
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After Weeks of Massive Marches for Black Justice, Supreme Court Lets Florida Jim Crow Disenfranchisement Law Stand, Which Will Assist Trump in Key 2020 State

https://buzzflash.com/articles/after-weeks-of-massive-marches-for-black-justice-supreme-court-lets-florida-jim-crow-law-stand

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To Survive 2020 We Must Win the Election Protection Trifecta
 

https://freepress.org/article/survive-2020-we-must-win-election-protection-trifecta

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A More Liberal Supreme Court? Not When It Comes to Voting Rights

In four rulings in a row, the court has refused to ease voting restrictions.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/18/us/supreme-court-voting-rights.html

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Recruiting Poll Workers Is Key to Thwart Trump's Attacks on Our Voting Systems

By    
 

https://www.opednews.com/articles/Recruiting-Poll-Workers-Is-by-Steven-Rosenfeld-Poll-Questions_Recruiting_Trump-Bigotry_Voting-200711-972.html
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'A Danger In Our System': Former Senator on How Trump Could Lose, But 'Legally' Stay in Office: 'BradCast' 7/10/2020

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The Truth About Trump, Barr's Fraudulent Claims About Absentee Ballot Fraud: 'BradCast' 7/8/2020

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Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19, 9th Meeting June 15, 2020

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Republicans Accelerate Voter Suppression Efforts During Pandemic

https://truthout.org/audio/republicans-accelerate-voter-suppression-efforts-during-pandemic/

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Looming Election Challenge: Mail Ballots That Never Reach Voters
Steven Rosenfeld June 26 | 2020
 

https://www.nationalmemo.com/looming-election-challenge-mail-ballots-that-never-reach-voters
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Red Flags Foreshadowed Georgia’s June 9 Primary Election Meltdown

https://www.laprogressive.com/primary-election-meltdown

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Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19: June 8, 2020 

 

All Covid-19 related discussion/election Videos here: 
https://www.bam2020.world/covid-19-emergency-response-group/voting-rights/

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How the Coronavirus Handed the GOP New Ways to Squash the Vote
Postal balloting faces an unprecedented test—and Republicans are setting it up to fail.
ARI BERMAN JULY/AUGUST 2020 ISSUE Mother Jones

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2020/06/coronavirus-voting-rights/

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June 1: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19, 7th Meeting

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Amid Pandemic and Upheaval, New Cyber Risks to the Presidential Election
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Who Will Confront Trump's KKK/Gestapo at the Polls This Fall?
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Pandemic Puts A Crimp On Voter Registration, Potentially Altering Electorate. 
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May 26: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19
6th Meeting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PssEBPaiWw

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May 18: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19
5th Meeting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iRfr-ptN7E

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May 11: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19
4th Meeting
https://youtu.be/GK7m-HRlJIc

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May 4: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic
3rd Meeting
https://youtu.be/mviTkrFCXh8

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April 27: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic
2nd Meeting
https://youtu.be/RTjdpK-A6L0

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April 20: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic
1st Meeting
https://youtu.be/h6abAKxDKHg

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Republicans Have a New Plan to Thwart the Will of the People
A Missouri initiative would undo voters’ preference for nonpartisan legislative districts — and perhaps shift representation itself.
 
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May 26: Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19

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Republicans Are Planning to Spend $20 Million So You Won’t Vote
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VerifiedVotingOrg: "Help us validate the 2020 election"
We can’t anticipate every threat to our elections, but we can take steps NOW to make our elections resilient and ensure that all voters know that their votes will count as cast. Help us by donating to our Validating 2020 campaign today: www.verifiedvoting.org/validating2020
 

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Beto O'Rourke's Virtual Voter Registrations Are Crushing It In Texas & Trump Should Be Terrified
 
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California elections officials suggest schools as voting sites for social distancing
 
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May 18th 
Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic 4 Zoom
 
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A series of Zoom meetings with Election Professionals discussing the effect of Covid-19 on the election processs and what can be done in the future.
 
Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic 1 April 20, 2020

 
Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic 2 April 27, 2020

 
Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic 3 May 04, 2020

 
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https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/democracy-dies-dysfunction-voting/

Democracy Dies in Dysfunction | The Nation

Californians wait to cast their ballots. (Mark Ralston / AFP via Getty Images) Like many Americans, Joe Biden is skeptical about President Trump’s respect for democracy. “Mark my words: I ...

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/18/us/Voting-republicans-trump.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Freed by Court Ruling, Republicans Step Up Effort to Patrol Voting - The New York Times

Officials seek to recruit 50,000 poll watchers and spend millions to fight voter fraud. Democrats say the real goal is to stop them from voting. By Michael Wines WASHINGTON — Six months before a ...

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https://truthout.org/articles/missouri-gop-votes-to-gut-anti-gerrymandering-reform-approved-by-voters/

Missouri GOP Votes to Gut Anti-Gerrymandering Reform Approved by Voters

This article was produced by Sludge, an independent, ad-free investigative news site covering money in politics.Click here to support Sludge.. While most people are focused on their health and livelihoods amid the pandemic, Republican legislators in Missouri are working to overturn a voter-approved measure meant to make legislative redistricting more fair.

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https://www.texastribune.org/2020/05/15/texas-voting-by-mail-coronavirus-blocked-supreme-court/

Texas Supreme Court pauses expansion of voting by mail during coronavirus | The Texas Tribune

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday temporarily put on hold an expansion of voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic. Siding with Attorney General Ken Paxton, the Supreme Court blocked a state ...

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Sanders Says ‘Vast Majority’ of Supporters Will Back Biden, Despite Polling Concerns
By TOBIAS HOONHOUT May 18, 2020

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HOW THE HOUSE PROGRESSIVES’ PLAN TO #PUTPEOPLEFIRST FELL SHORT
In April, progressives in and out of Congress agreed on key coronavirus relief demands. Now, the HEROES Act is poised to pass, without many of their asks.
Aída Chávez May 15 2020
https://theintercept.com/2020/05/15/coronavirus-relief-house-heroes-act-progressives/

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Will Americans Lose Their Right to Vote in the Pandemic?
The safest way to cast a ballot will very likely be by mail. But with opposition from the president, limited funding and time running out, will that option be available? By Emily Bazelon May 5, 2020 NYT 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/05/magazine/voting-by-mail-2020-covid.html
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California elections officials suggest schools as voting sites for social distancing
By John Myers May 23, 2020
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-23/california-elections-officials-suggest-schools-as-voting-sites-for-social-distancing
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Florida election supervisors fight to stop lawsuit over digital ballot images
By JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA AUG 24, 2020 AT 1:58 PM
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/politics/2020-election/os-ne-2020-florida-digital-ballot-images-20200824-yxh7pwkz4jgi5ekefp7wnzbcne-story.html
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Deputies Removed Trump Campaign Official from Philadelphia Election Office for ‘Recording Video,’ Being ‘Irate’ and ‘Disruptive’
JERRY LAMBE Oct 1st, 2020
https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/deputies-removed-trump-campaign-official-from-philadelphia-election-office-for-recording-video-being-irate-and-disruptive