Category Archives: Voting

The Path To Victory Goes Through ‘Progressive Deplorables’

Before I get to a superb article by Briahna Joy Gray, it’s worth noting some inconvenient truths (to use a phrase) about the Democratic voting population: The most optimistic reading of this is that at least one out of five … Continue reading

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Why Statehood Matters: Puerto Rico And Senate Representation

As the humanitarian crisis in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico unfolds, the Twitter machine keeps asking why nothing is being done (or some variant thereof). There’s a simple reason: a lack of political power. If Puerto Rico had two … Continue reading

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Equifax And Voting: A Tale Of Two Breaches

By now, you might have heard about the Equifax data breach (boldface mine): Equifax, which supplies credit information and other information services, said Thursday that a data breach could have potentially affected 143 million consumers in the United States… The … Continue reading

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Again, What Do Democrats Plan To Do?

Another day, another Republican attempt to rig the electoral system (boldface mine): State and local Republicans have expanded early voting in GOP-dominated areas and restricted it in Democratic areas, an IndyStar investigation has found, prompting a significant change in Central … Continue reading

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Yes, AG Jeff Sessions Is Making Voting Harder. Now What?

If you hadn’t heard yet, Evil Keebler Elf and Guy Too Racist To Be a Judge in 1986 Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided that the Justice Department will reverse course and oppose a lawsuit that wants to end the … Continue reading

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If Only There Were An Organization That Could Do Something About This

Like a political party or something (boldface mine): Alabama does not have to notify tens of thousands of former felons that they recently regained the right to vote, a federal judge ruled Friday. The judge also found that the state … Continue reading

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Looking For Electoral Love In All The Wrong Places

Or, where is the genius Democratic consultant who can increase turnout? Damon Linker notes (boldface mine): This would seem to imply that the most electorally formidable leftist candidate would combine Bernie Sanders’ economic populism with modest immigration restrictions (Socialism for … Continue reading

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