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Part III: Trump’s election interference in our faces,
Voter suppression directed from on high,
America sees what Blacks have known for centuries!

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“Maryland election judge Cassandra Campbell helps a voter wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cast his ballot in the Maryland U.S. presidential primary election as other voters stand in a long line waiting to cast their votes in College Park, Maryland, U.S., June 2, 2020.”
Credit: Reuters, Jim Bourg

Breaking News: Pence chief of staff, senior political adviser both test positive for Covid-19

  • Editor’s note: 2020 has seen one of the most contentious elections in our lifetimes.
  • The Washington Post Opinions page says: Trump may be running the sleaziest presidential campaign ever.
  • Nowhere has this been demonstrated more clearly than in the outright voter suppression on a scale never seen here.
  • White America has finally awakened to what Black Americans have known for generations – the lengths to intimidate and suppress the vote.
  • These select stories outline the depths of such desperation!

[Thanks and appreciation to Shelley Lucas for collating this list.]

Mother Jones: Bill Barr Is Using an Old Voter Suppression Tactic. Don’t Fall for It.

Business Insider: Racist voter suppression tactics are making a comeback in the 2020. And Florida shows just how bad it could get.

WaPo: Videos show closed-door sessions of leading conservative activists: ‘Be not afraid of the accusations that you’re a voter suppressor’

The Center for Public Integrity: Trump reshaped the courts. Now his lawyers want them to limit voting


+ Texas counties can offer only one drop-off ballot location, federal appeals court rules, upholding Gov. Greg Abbott’s order
+ Federal judge issues scathing decision to allow more ballot drop boxes in Ohio


+ Trump Told Supporters to ‘Watch’ Voting. His Staff Is More Than Watching.
+ Why President Trump’s ‘Poll Watchers’ Are Raising Voter Suppression Concerns


+ Report: Social media influencers push voting misinformation
+ Fake Twitter accounts posing as Black Trump supporters appear, reach thousands, then vanish


+ In Ohio, voter list purges and strict ID law could suppress turnout
+ Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Voter Purge, Mail-In + Ballot Cases
+ List maintenance or voter purge? Georgia notorious in left-right divide


+ A Brief History of Texas Gerrymandering
+ Inside the Republican Plot for Permanent Minority Rule
+ In Heavily Gerrymandered Wisconsin, a Bipartisan Grassroots Movement Fights for Fair Maps


+ Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act opened floodgates for new restrictions
+ Block The Vote: Texas Voter ID Laws + Gerrymandering In Michigan
+ There’s a new ruling on voter ID in North Carolina. What does it mean?

Posted by Steve on October 25, 2020 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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