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The Ultimate (Dangerous) October Surprise

By 10/06/2020

WhoWhatWhy’s Election Integrity Weekly is written by Gabriella Novello, and edited by William Dowell and Sue Rushford. Have a tip or want to suggest a story? Send us an email at ei@whowhatwhy.org.   Several questions remain unanswered about President Donald Trump testing positive for the coronavirus and what the 2020 election will finally look like. […]

Automatic Voter Registration Efforts Face Setbacks

By 12/23/2019

Automatic Voter Registration Efforts Face Setbacks: The Massachusetts state legislature passed a bill in 2018 that would automatically register eligible voters once they interacted with the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). But once voting rights advocates learned that the RMV was working to implement a more confusing version of what the legislature passed, they urged lawmakers […]

10th Anniversary of Citizens United

By 01/20/2020

A few Oklahoma state senators want to offer residents “Make America Great Again”-themed license plates, a move that could violate campaign finance laws. Welcome to 2020… it’s going to be a bumpy ride. A Not-So-Happy Anniversary: This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark and controversial ruling in Citizens United. Ridiculous amounts of money […]

Report Alleges Voter Suppression in Alabama

By 02/24/2020

Since the Supreme Court gutted a key part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Alabama lawmakers have taken a string of actions that disproportionately disenfranchise African American voters, according to a recent report by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The report states that the Republican-controlled state legislature implemented a voter ID law that targets […]

“We are following election and industry standards”

By 06/15/2020

“We are following election and industry standards”: This was the response by Georgia GOP Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s spokesperson after election integrity advocates claimed officials failed to ensure that all absentee ballots were fairly counted in last week’s primary elections.   Raffensperger’s office is once again embroiled in controversy over his state’s new voting […]

Voting During a Pandemic

By 04/20/2020

Republicans have spent decades making it more difficult for core Democratic constituencies to vote by implementing things like voter ID, “exact-match” signature requirements, voter purges, poll closures, and other election rules that voting-rights groups say disenfranchise millions of Americans every year. Now, their efforts are facing a much tougher test than a Supreme Court that […]