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If You Care About the Right to Vote, Here Are Six Things You Need to Know About Kris Kobach On May 11, President Trump formed a commission on “election integrity” to investigate voter fraud and voter suppression in the United States. The executive order follows repeated, unsubstantiated claims from the president that millions of people…

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Vera Institute of Justice JUST IN: Alabama is poised to begin addressing voter disenfranchisement—beginning with restoring voting rights to people formerly convicted of certain types of felonies. The law is expected to have ‘wide-reaching impacts’ across Alabama, including by allowing those who are currently incarcerated to vote via absentee ballot. More info @ http://ift.tt/2rn1vy7 Automated…

BREAKING: Supreme Court declines to revisit North Carolina’s voter suppression law. ACLU 2016 win stands! http://ift.tt/2r8VRiV …

Supreme Court Declines to Hear North Carolina Voting Case WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has declined to review a federal appeals court decision holding that North Carolina’s 2013 election law — which imposed a voter ID requirement, cut a week of early voting, and eliminated same-day registration — intentionally discriminates against African-Americans. Nor… More info…