Voter Suppression

Protestors demonstrate outside the US Supreme Court after President Donald Trump announced US Court
What Jewish groups are watching for in this unusual Supreme Court session

Perhaps the most prominent case that could be overturned if Barrett is confirmed is Roe. V. Wade, the 1973 decision that enshrined the right to abortion.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
08/10/2020
A resident drops off a mail-in ballot during the special election for Maryland's 7th congressional d
Trump campaign sues Democratic Montana governor to limit mail-in voting

The Trump campaign has also taken legal action to block mail-in voting procedures in Nevada and New Jersey. Election experts have said there is scant evidence of fraudulent postal voting in the past.

By REUTERS
03/09/2020
Jewish groups sound alarm on protecting the right to vote by mail

Here’s a look at what Jewish groups are doing to make sure voting is easy this year.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/07/2020
WWish you were voting: US Jewish orgs. pushing for more voting - opinion

A number of Jewish organizations have allied with African-American groups for years to protect voting rights.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/07/2020
Most Americans support ‘no-excuse’ absentee voting due to COVID-19

“The prospect of conducting the presidential election during a pandemic has prompted many states to reexamine their plans for how to conduct the election safely."

US President Donald Trump holds a news conference in Washington DC
Voter suppression is at the heart of Trump's reelection strategy - opinion

Voter suppression, a longtime Republican hallmark, is being taken to a higher level by Trump.

Electoral commission member from Likud indicted for falsifying results

Before the last election, Netanyahu's Facebook page sent messages calling on voters to prevent a government with the Joint List, saying that Arabs "want to destroy us all – women, children and men."

By LEON SVERDLOV
02/03/2020
Yisrael Beytenu leader MK Avigdor Liberman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Liberman: Likud will cause riots on polling stations

Likud activists have been directed to "incite brutal violence, spark riots," the former defense minister said.

By LEON SVERDLOV
09/09/2019
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