All of us have a moral obligation to continue the fight for freedom and justice that was the cornerstone of Justice Ginsburg’s life and career. And we must do it now. We cannot wait for our mourning to be over.
We will not protect the right to vote and preserve our democracy unless every one of us is willing to say out loud that the assault on democracy coming from Donald Trump and his allies is dangerous and unacceptable.
We cannot let democracy suffer at the hands of state inaction or presidential intimidation. Ballot drop boxes are one of four easy ways voters can safely and securely vote without relying on the USPS.
Wisconsin’s April primary election illustrated what could go wrong in an American election during a pandemic. Voters faced long lines, conflicting government orders, and spikes of the virus. Wisconsin was only the beginning.
College students face an uncertain fall semester. COVID-19 creates a long list of questions and worries. And, as we head toward a contentious November election, add to that list confusion about how and where to vote.
Donald Trump fired off his latest round of attacks on vote by mail, once again tweeting misleading distinctions between “absentee” and “mail-in” ballots. This is all part of his disinformation campaign to suppress the vote.
History has proven what Republicans will do in redistricting if they have complete power and who they will disenfranchise in the process. We need to ensure that Republicans cannot take control of redistricting again.
Every election, the excuses for long lines remain the same. And, every election, the faces of the voters standing in these lines remain the same: overwhelmingly, they are Black voters, Latino voters and young voters.
Between 1-2% of mail ballots are rejected every election because they fail to meet hyper-technical state laws. Yet, the burdens of these laws do not fall equally on all voting populations.
Trump alone cannot move the election, and it is unlikely that Congress will agree to rewrite federal law to change the date. However, that doesn’t mean we can relax our fears about the ways in which COVID may impact the election