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Police body camera footage shared with CBS News shows multiple citizens arrested by Governor Ron Desantis’ Office of Election Crimes and Security fraud seemed to have no knowledge of why they were being arrested and appeared to be unaware that they were violating state law when they voted. The body camera footage shows the arrests of three of the twenty people thus far arrested for allegedly breaking the state’s election laws on felon voting. One of the three citizens arrested, Romona Oliver, registered to

Despite the protests of its entirely Republican membership, the Otero County Commission has been ordered by New Mexico’s highest court to certify the results of the primary elections held on June 7th. Until the court ruling, the commissioners had unanimously refused to certify the ballots, citing unfounded conspiracy theories about alleged tampering with the voting machines. Expert observers have expressed concern that this legal altercation may be an early sign of more confrontations to come during the 2022 midterms and beyond.            Visit CBS News to

Voting rights activist and former gubernatorial candidate Stacie Abrams is launching a campaign to pressure the US Senate to pass S. 1, also known as the For the People Act. Abrams’ voting rights organization, Fair Fight Action, has named the June campaign, “Hot Call Summer.” Fair Fight Action intends to text a minimum of 10 million voters located in states that are likely to be closely contested in the 2022 midterms.  “Hot Call Summer” will also feature virtual events and a paid media campaign. Visit

The leaders of major Michigan-based companies, including General Motors and Ford, have signed a statement expressing support for “equitable access to the ballot” and opposition to “actions that reduce participation in elections.” This statement was issued as the Republican-led Michigan Senate begins to consider a slate of proposals which opponents claim will make voting harder. These proposals include requiring photo ID to vote in person and request an absentee ballot and restricting access to ballot drop boxes.Visit CBS News to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults

The Texas Senate has passed a bill which opponents argue will roll back access to the ballot box, especially for voters of color. The bill would eliminate drive-thru voting, grant more power to partisan poll watchers, and require a doctor’s note for people with disabilities who want to vote by mail. Supporters of the bill deny it has anything to do with voter suppression.Visit CBS News to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and