Monthly Archives: April 2021

“FBI warned Giuliani, key Trump ally in Senate of Russian disinformation campaign targeting Biden”

WaPo: The FBI warned Rudolph W. Giuliani in late 2019 that he was the target of a Russian influence operation aimed at circulating falsehoods intended to damage President Biden politically ahead of last year’s election, according to people familiar with … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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A Debate over Race-Blind Redistricting

In an important earlier piece, Jowei Chen and Nick Stephanopoulus took advantage of modern technology to explore what a system of race-blind districting would generate in terms of the number of minority-opportunity election districts. Moon Duchin and Doug Spencer have … Continue reading →

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Richard Pildes


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“Florida Republicans Pass Voting Limits in Broad Elections Bill”

NYT: Republicans in the Florida Legislature passed an election overhaul bill on Thursday that is set to usher in a host of voting restrictions in one of the most critical battleground states in the country, adding to the national push by … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“‘A lot of confusion’: Virginia Republicans stumble over their own voter ID requirement”

NBC News: As Republicans across the country insist more laws are needed to protect election integrity, Virginia Republicans have found themselves in a bit of a voter ID quagmire.At issue is a decision to quietly allow voters to participate in their complicated … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Who Watches the Poll Watchers? State legislators have introduced at least 40 bills in 20 different states that would expand the powers of poll watchers.”

New Brennan Center analysis. … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“As Trump seizes on Arizona ballot audit, election officials fear partisan vote counts could be the norm in future elections”

WaPo: More than five months after the 2020 presidential election, and after numerous failed attempts to overturn the results, former president Donald Trump has seized on a new avenue to try to call the outcome into question: a hand recount … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Abrams Institute Conversations”: The Internet, Elections and the First Amendment” (May 4, Yale Law, Online)

I’m really looking forward to participating in this event: As speech on the Internet increasingly dominates public discourse, the decision-making within Facebook, Google and the like about what to carry and what not is of ever-increasing import. The impact of … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“In California, voter suppression starts in high school”

Laura Brill oped for Cal Matters: Today, the news about youth voting points in two opposite directions. On the one hand, young people turned out in record numbers in 2020, overcoming enormous obstacles to do so. On the other hand, … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Election Experts Send Letter to the Department of Justice on Arizona Audits”

Letter: (Brennan Center, Protect Democracy, and Leadership Conference) We write to request that you deploy federal monitors to the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, where agents of the Arizona Senate are reviewing ballots as part of a so-called audit of votes … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Final Census Apportionment Counts Surprises Many Observers; Raising Questions of Why?”

Election Data Services analysis. … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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