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November 18, 2019

Louisiana Dem Governor Re-elected

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will return to the governor’s mansion for another four years in what is being considered pushback against President Donald Trump, who stumped for his Republican challenger. Now, with just months before the 2020 presidential primary election, Edwards will need to work with state lawmakers and election officials to upgrade Louisiana’s decades-old voting system. Last year Edwards refused to reinstate a voided multimillion-dollar contract to Dominion Voting Systems after election integrity experts recommended against purchasing their ballot-marking devices (BMD), which have been known to have numerous security flaws. Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin said in April...

November 11, 2019

Critical Local & State Election Results

Local and state elections were held this week, and although Democrats had historic victories, they would have had a much harder time winning had it not been for grassroots organizing to level the playing field and judicial wins. In Virginia... Democrats overcame years of gerrymandered districts to flip the state house. The Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling in July that left threw out the 2011 legislative maps after local activists filed a lawsuit because of racial gerrymandering, giving Democrats a fighting chance for the first time in years. In Tennessee... A federal judge blocked a law that placed restrictions on registering voters in Tennessee on Thursday,...

November 4, 2019

Election Integrity Weekly’s Launch Issue

With the 2020 presidential election a year away, adversaries of US democracy will spend that time finding new ways to gain improper advantages. WhoWhatWhy dedicates a significant amount of original reporting to election integrity and covers related topics that national outlets often overlook or neglect. By launching this weekly newsletter, we aim to keep you informed of who wants to undermine US democracy, what they are planning, why they are doing it — and what you can do about it.   Is Social Media Anti-Social? If it hasn’t been made clear already, a lot of people are unhappy with social...