Voter ID and the 2018 election

Adam Kenworthy chairs the Iowa lawyer chapter of the American Constitution Society. -promoted by desmoinesdem This post was originally supposed…

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How Iowa could have lost three Supreme Court justices in 2016

Remember how awful you felt on November 9, 2016, as you started to grasp what we were up against following…

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13 questions to ask at the public hearing on voter ID rules

This afternoon’s public hearing at the Iowa Secretary of State’s office probably will not lead to any substantial revisions in…

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Chance to weigh in on new Iowa voter ID, registration rules

Iowans have a chance this Monday to weigh in on rules that will make it harder for some citizens to…

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Voter suppression is the issue

Adam Kenworthy shines a spotlight on two upcoming events focused on the threat to voting rights. -promoted by desmoinesdem The…

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IA-Gov: Highlights from Cathy Glasson’s campaign launch

Cathy Glasson became the seventh declared Democratic candidate for governor this week, emphasizing her commitment to a $15 minimum wage,…

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“We can do better”: Deidre DeJear’s case for secretary of state

Iowa Democrats are set to have their first competitive primary for secretary of state since 1998. Deidre DeJear launched her…

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First look at Jim Mowrer’s campaign for Iowa secretary of state

Vowing to fight for every vote to be counted and to “say no to making it harder and more expensive…

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August 6th, 1965 – Lyndon Johnson Signs The Voting Rights Act.

[embedded content] video – 49 minutes The rapidity and disdain with which the current administration and Republican led states across…

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Pate won’t give Iowans’ “personal voter information” to Trump commission

Secretary of State Paul Pate announced today that he will not share “personal voter information” with the Presidential Advisory Commission…

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