Post Tagged with: "black voter suppression"

Democratic Leaning New Georgia Project Hit with Voter Registration Fraud Allegations

Democratic Leaning New Georgia Project Hit with Voter Registration Fraud Allegations

WSB-TV reported Tuesday night that there are allegations of voter registration fraud against a Democratic group, The New Georgia Project, which is linked to Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Rev. Raphael Warnock. The right wing pounced immediately. The New Georgia Project was subpoenaed by Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who happens to be […]

by · September 10, 2014 · Elections
GA GOPer Fran Millar Upset Early Voting Will Draw Large Number of Black Voters

GA GOPer Fran Millar Upset Early Voting Will Draw Large Number of Black Voters

Georgia state Sen. Fran Millar (R-Dunwoody) is against early voting in DeKalb County because of the high concentration of black voters. And Reince Priebus & Co. would have you think the Republican Party isn’t about voter suppression. Millar is vowing that October 26th will be the last time Sunday voting will […]

by · September 9, 2014 · Politics
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Didn’t Build the Republican Party They are Trying to Tear Down with Right Wing Extremism

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Didn’t Build the Republican Party They are Trying to Tear Down with Right Wing Extremism

COMMENTARY:  As an independent, I am appalled at how the Republican Party has moved to the extreme right, at the prodding of right wing evangelicals and social conservatives, who define Biblical truths to suit their myopic views of life, including women’s rights. I very open to giving presidential candidate Mitt […]

by · August 22, 2012 · Black Politics, Elections, Women's Rights
Ohio Republican Doug Preisse: “Our Voting Process Shouldn’t Accommodate Black Voters”

Ohio Republican Doug Preisse: “Our Voting Process Shouldn’t Accommodate Black Voters”

You can run but you can’t hide, the truth always comes to light. Franklin County, OH, Republican Doug Preisse voted to block Democratic efforts to expand voting hours. In an email to the Columbus Dispatch he wrote, “I guess I really actually feel we shouldn’t contort the voting process to accommodate the urban […]

by · August 19, 2012 · Black Politics, Elections
Disgraced Former FL GOP Chairman Jim Greer:  We Wanted to Suppress Black Votes

Disgraced Former FL GOP Chairman Jim Greer: We Wanted to Suppress Black Votes

Suppression of black voters in Florida:  Former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer admitted that the party had meetings about “keeping blacks from voting,” in other words, voter suppression. Salon has an in-depth commentary on the alleged black voter suppression: In the deposition, released to the press yesterday, Greer mentioned […]

by · July 28, 2012 · Black Politics