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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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Will we vote for Biden?  https://www.nationalreview.com/news/sanders-says-vast-majority-of-supporters-will-back-biden-despite-polling-concerns/

General Election 2020 -- Bernie Sanders Says ‘Vast Majority’ of Supporters Will Back Biden, Despite Polling Concerns | National Review

Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) promised that the “vast majority” of his primary supporters “will be voting for Joe Biden” in the general election, contradicting a former top aide, who ...

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https://theintercept.com/2020/05/15/coronavirus-relief-house-heroes-act-progressives/

p>How House Progressives’ #PutPeopleFirst Plan Fell Short

 

For a moment last month, it looked like the broader left, both inside Congress and out of it, might be about to get its act together. Since the dawning of the pandemic, the national response to it ...

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NYT article
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? May 5, 2020 NYT https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/05/magazine/voting-by-mail-2020-covid.html

Voting Rights in the Time of COVID-19

California elections officials suggest schools as voting sites for social distancing