ATLANTA – Dec. 16. In his ruling in Black Voters Matter et al. v Raffensperger, Federal District Court Judge Steve Jones denied the Plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction in the case, but strongly encouraged the Parties to meet to address what the Court acknowledged were discrepancies between Plaintiffs’ expert lists and the Secretary of State’s list. At issue are the close to 200,000 Georgians that Plaintiffs maintain have been improperly… READ MORE
Georgia Senate Seats
Now that Donald Trump’s baseless lies about voter fraud have been summarily dismissed by the courts, perhaps some attention can be paid to the true threat to free and fair elections: systemic and massive voter suppression. Voter suppression, not voter fraud, could have critically important effects in Senate runoff elections in Georgia that will determine which party controls the… READ MORE
This segment from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah features Christine Jordan, whom we first encountered when she was blocked from voting in Georgia in 2018, and LaTosha Brown, a co-founder of Black Voters Matter and plaintiff in our lawsuit to compel the state of Georgia to restore 198,000 wrongly purged Georgia voters to the rolls before … READ MORE
Today, Fred Gray turns 90. He has joined the legal team for Black Voters Matter et al. v. Brad Raffensperger, Secretary of State of Georgia — a lawsuit to restore 198,000 wrongly purged Georgia voters to the rolls.… READ MORE
A federal judge heard arguments Thursday from voting rights groups that are challenging the removal of what they said were hundreds of thousands of eligible voters from Georgia’s voting rolls last year.
U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones did not make a ruling Thursday but said he would… READ MORE
Responding to Trump’s bogus claims, they put voter suppression on the back burner.
An investigation for the ACLU by journalist Greg Palast found that… READ MORE
Federal District Court Hearing: Justice Steve Jones to hear one-day trial of demand for injunction by Black Voters Matter et al v. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to immediately restore the registration of 198,000 voters wrongly purged from the rolls in Georgia. The case alleges … READ MORE
FreedomWorks, the organizers of this event at the Southern Cooking restaurant in McDonough, Georgia on December 5th, 2020, is a Koch Brothers-founded organization that was instrumental in pushing the Tea Party back in 2010. The Tea Party, once famous for having its supporters show up at town halls of Republicans heckling them from the right, is having a problem at their own meetings, where members of the die hard MAGA / Stop the Steal crowd. … READ MORE
Look out! The Georgia Secretary of State has said that a county can challenge your right to register to vote if you haven’t also registered a car in Georgia. No way. This is completely illegal, a violation of the National Voter Registration Act. And they know darn well… READ MORE
Black Voters Matter has filed a federal lawsuit alleging Georgia’s current secretary of state improperly removed nearly 200,000 voters from the rolls. Those voters “were purged illegally” ahead of the 2020 election and almost certainly affected the results, says Albright. “At the end of the day, this election … should not have even been close.” … READ MORE
As President Trump continues to falsely cry foul over the 2020 election results, voter advocacy groups this week filed a lawsuit in Georgia claiming nearly 200,000 voters have been wrongly purged from the voter registration list. MSNBC’s “American Voices” host Alicia Menendez is joined by… READ MORE
Voter advocacy groups in Georgia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday asking a federal court to compel the state to restore nearly 200,000 names to its voter registration list ahead of the January runoff races for the state’s two Senate seats that will determine the balance of power in Washington. In the suit, filed in… READ MORE