To fully understand how the measure process has been manipulated in recent years, we examined how legislators have tried to change the process.
There is no question that Trump is the ultimate villain of the Jan. 6 insurrection. But he didn’t act alone.
When the gun lobby loses to democratic will, sheriffs take up the mantle by making a disreputable and debunked legalistic argument.
Ten years ago, in his landmark opinion in Shelby County v. Holder, Chief Justice John Roberts promised that “our country has changed.”
This vestige of Mississippi’s 1890 retrenchment of the doctrine of white supremacy remains in place over 130 years later.
It appears that Ohio Republicans will get away with having defied seven prior state Supreme Court decisions entirely unscathed.
Unable to attract the support of a majority of eligible voters, Republicans are left to try to rig the voting rules and exploit election loopholes.
We cannot let the focus on this one case, as important as it was, obscure the fact that threats to our democracy come in many forms.
Simply put, election officials cannot boost confidence in our elections without the proper resources.
As a voting rights lawyer, I babysit Republican lawsuits because democracy deserves the best defense of voting rights.