The New Front in Voter Suppression
A Reveal analysis finds state legislators across the country are trying to dramatically increase voting-related prosecutions, inspired by Donald Trump’s lies about the 2020 election.
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The proliferation of election crime legislation is the most threatening front in voter suppression efforts in generations.
DeSantis’ Election Police Have Largely Flopped in Florida Voter Prosecutions. A New Law Aims to Change That.
by Maryam Saleh and Ese Olumhense | March 9, 2023
A new analysis by Reveal shows the push to target election activity in state legislatures nationwide has only intensified in the four months since the 2022 midterm elections.
Texas Republicans Look to Usurp Power of Local Prosecutors Who Don’t Pursue Their Voter Fraud Agenda
by Ese Olumhense | January 12, 2023
The Texas Legislature is considering at least nine bills that would increase criminal penalties for voting-related infractions or extend law enforcement’s ability to investigate voters.
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Extreme new laws built on Trump’s Big Lie crack down on a phantom problem: widespread voter fraud.
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Since the 2020 general election, state lawmakers across the country have introduced legislation that would dramatically criminalize voting activity. Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has collected and analyzed those bills into this first-of-its-kind database.
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Election attorneys and voting rights experts worry new voting laws will scare people away from voting. So we’ve created this guide to make sure you know the rules in your state.
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