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By Nicole Ellis, Rachel Liesendahl
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court could radically reshape presidential and congressional elections in this country. At the heart of Moore v. Harper is a disputed legal theory that claims the Constitution gives state legislatures almost unchecked power over…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
Arizona’s Republican governor signed a bill last month requiring proof of citizenship to vote in presidential elections. Voting rights advocates say it could impact some 200,000 Arizonans. It’s the latest in a move by Republican lawmakers nationwide to tighten voting…
The Texas legislature gaveled in a special session Thursday to address many Republican priorities. Chief among them: updating voting laws, including I.D. requirements for mail-in ballots and a ban on 24-hour and drive-through voting. Lisa Desjardins speaks to State Representative…
By Lisa Desjardins
The House Administration committee discussed voting rights, election methods, jurisdictional boundaries and redistricting on Thursday.
By Associated Press
State legislatures across the U.S. eagerly await new census data that would impact the redrawing of congressional district lines. One state that has a lot at stake is Texas, which is gaining two congressional seats due to population growth largely…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The Justice Department will scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states that tighten voting rules, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Friday, vowing to take action on any violations of federal law.
The past legislative session in Texas focused on key conservative priorities, from restricting abortion to addressing transgender rights. The Lone Star State is now focused on a voting bill that would tighten election laws, after missing an opportunity to get…
Since the 2020 election, laws restricting voter access passed in 14 states across the U.S., all with Republican-controlled state legislatures. They've sparked outrage from voting rights groups and from two former co-chairs of the Presidential Election Commission. Democrat Bob Bauer,…
By Alexandra Jaffe, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Biden called out lawmakers in Congress — including two senators in his own party — for holding up action on voting bills.
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