The House of Representatives’ Select Committee on the Coronavirus crisis issued a memo warning that voters in Texas, Georgia, Florida, and Wisconsin are facing “serious impediments” to properly vote by mail in the fall. To learn more, visit Forbes.
After the April primary election fiasco in Wisconsin, many black voters may continue to risk their health to vote in November’s election. The Reverend Greg Lewis is making a concerted effort to organize and turn out black voters to ensure their voices are heard. To learn more, visit L.A. Times
A Trump-appointed federal district judge issued a preliminary injunction against a Tennessee law which required first-time mail-in voters to show photo ID at an election office before they could vote. This decision comes after state officials enforced the first-time voter requirement during the state’s August 6 primary To learn more, visit The Hill.
A New Hampshire woman voted topless after an election official at her polling place told her she could not wear her “McCain Hero, Trump Zero” shirt because it constituted electioneering. The election official could have had her removed for violating the state’s indecency law, but chose not to and the woman voted and left without further incident. To learn more, visit New York Post.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that around 1000 Georgians are being investigated for voting twice (once through an absentee ballot and once in person) during the state’s June 9 primary. It remains unclear how many of these double voters did so out of malignant intent and how many voted twice because they were concerned that their absentee ballot would not be counted. Visit Atlanta Journal Constitution to learn more.