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- Aug 10, 2016
CLC's latest report highlighting the harm partisan gerrymandering has on our democracy and suggests a key solution that can be used to ensure fair elections nationwide.
- Jul 26, 2016
The Democrats unveiled a 2016 platform that includes robust and specific campaign finance reform language and strong protections for voting rights. Will they match their rhetoric with action?
- Jul 20, 2016
A full panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled in a 9 – 6 decision that Texas’ discriminatory voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and cannot be enforced in the upcoming presidential election.
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- Sep 19, 2016
In big news, a federal judge has ordered the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to do its job, and ensure that our political process is more open and transparent.
- Aug 29, 2016
Voters are challenging, under the Voting Rights Act, a 2012 city council redistricting plan that secures a white majority on the city council, even though Hattiesburg has a majority black population.
- Aug 24, 2016
Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, while calling on his supporters to get out the vote on Election Day, has taken it one step further in urging them to “protect” the election from “cheating.” Voter intimidation tactics are not new, but they are illegal.