Will Today’s Voter Suppressors Be on Next Election’s Dubious “Felons Lists?”

By: Sunday August 5, 2012 9:30 am

Last May, Maryland political consultant Julius Henson was fined $1 million (in June a 60-day jail term was added) for a robo-call scheme to suppress the votes of eligible African-American voters. He was working for Republican Bob Erlich, a former Maryland governor trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley. Erlich campaign manager Paul Schurick was also convicted.

Erlich, of course, has gone on to become Mitt Romney’s Maryland campaign chairman. He lost his race but earned his Republican anti-democratic merit badge.

 

Study: Millions Could Face Hurdles Getting an ID to Vote

By: Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:20 am

With Republicans across the country pushing new photo ID requirements to vote this November, the Brennan Center for Justice has put out a new report that highlights the problems many low income Americans could face simply trying to obtain an ID to exercise their right to vote.

Living Up to Our Constitution – Part I

By: Thursday November 26, 2009 3:30 pm

Rhode Island’s Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse was the keynote speaker at the recent Brennan Center for Justice’s Second Annual “Living Constitution” event. This is the first of a four-part series covering Sen. Whitehouse’s lecture.

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