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Court overturns New Hampshire’s ban on selfies in the polling booth, undermines secret ballot

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Rick Hasen is right: Selfies are a threat to democracy.
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What’s the big deal about undocumented immigrants voting?

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Undocumented immigrants with a stake in American society deserve a say.
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Pop stars in Democratic politics

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Katy Perry just changed her Twitter avatar to match Hillary Clinton’s logo, continuing a trend.
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America is years away from being able to implement online voting

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Online voting is a great idea in theory, but our government is years away from being able to make it a reality.
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On anniversary of Shelby v Holder, Democrats introduce bill to restore Voting Rights Act

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Another unarguably good idea set to die in a Republican-controlled legislature.
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A Texan pleads with Texas: We can do better

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Texas doesn’t have to be the craziest state in the Union.
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Same-day voter registration introduced in Pennsylvania legislature

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There is no argument against same-day registration that isn’t transparently partisan.
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Supreme Court to reconsider whether one person really does equal one vote

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Two Texans are arguing that illegal immigrants are diluting their voting power.
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A liberal compromise on voter ID laws

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This liberal is willing to trade free voter IDs for universal voter registration.
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Voter registration deadlines suppressed up to 4 million votes in 2012

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New analysis shows that voter registration would increase turnout by millions.
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Republicans are trying to legally rig elections: Ohio Edition

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By now, Americans no strangers to the variety of inventive and ill-conceived ways that Republican state legislators have found to build barriers to the ballot box. AMERICAblog readers ...
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Automatic voter registration in Oregon isn’t enough

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Registration is great, but we should really be focused on increasing actual participation.
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John Kasich’s greatest hits

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On Sunday morning, John Kasich went on CNN’s State of the Union to talk about his cross-country “crusade” for a balanced budget, a move that has been widely interpreted as a ...
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