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The Threat of Republican Vigilantes and Voter Intimidation

August 12, 2022 | 51:18 

Marc and Paige discuss the latest voting news from Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Montana. Plus Marc explains how conservative groups are publishing inaccurate voter rolls and encouraging “vigilantes” to observe and question voters — creating a perfect storm for voter intimidation.

We Have More Power When We All Vote

August 5, 2022 | 57:26 

Stephanie Young, Executive Director of When We All Vote, talks with Marc about the importance of voter education and civic history, the real impact of voter suppression laws and When We All Vote’s plans to engage more voters.

The Saga of Undated Mail-In Ballots in Pennsylvania

JuLY 29, 2022 | 50:32 

Marc and Paige recap the latest news about undated mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania and Congress’ hearing on the dangers of ISL plus updates on litigation in Montana, Wisconsin and Delaware.

So What About This New ECA Reform Bill?

JuLY 22, 2022 | 50:45 

Marc and Paige discuss news on Ohio redistricting, Texas voter assistance and litigation in Pennsylvania over undated mail-in ballots. Plus, Marc offers his thoughts on the proposed Electoral Count Act reform bill and explains why it may not be the best fix to the outdated certification process.

The Threat of ISL to Our Democracy

JuLY 14, 2022 | 53:39 

Eric Holder, former U.S. Attorney General and Chair of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee and its affiliates, joins Marc to discuss the threat of the independent state legislature theory, how it could impact voting rights and redistricting and what reforms are needed to prevent catastrophe.

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A Troubling New SCOTUS Case

June 30, 2022 | 46:20 

The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it granted a petition to hear Moore v. Harper, opening up review on the radical independent state legislature (ISL) theory during the Court’s next term. Marc Elias explains why the ISL theory is dangerous to our democracy and lays out exactly what’s at stake.

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The Importance of State Legislatures to Our Democracy

JUNE 17, 2022 | 51:08 

Daniel Squadron, co-founder and Executive Director of The States Project, joins Marc to discuss the threat of the independent state legislature theory to our elections and why we must keep fighting for majorities in state legislatures.

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You Should Run for Something

June 3, 2022 | 46:40 

Amanda Litman, co-founder of Run for Something, and Marc discuss how elections need to be protected on the local level by pro-democracy officials and the new Clerk Work initiative.

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Redistricting News and Keeping Up the Fight

May 13, 2022 | 49:50 

Kelly Burton, President of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee and its affiliates, and Marc discuss redistricting updates and cover how this redistricting cycle has gone and the importance of fighting for fair maps.

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