Elections

GA Official Seeks to Close a Majority of Polling Places in a Majority Black County

In August 2018 officials in a majority black county in Georgia called for the closure of a majority of polling places in the county weeks before midterm elections.

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MO School Board Candidate Has Racist Posts on Social Media

In January 2018 a school board candidate in Missouri posted racist and anti-immigrant language on social media. Her past social media posts reveal a history of racism, transphobia, and Islamophobia.

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Voter Suppression Reported in Alabama

In December 2017 the NAACP received reports of voter suppression during a special election for a senate race in Alabama.

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Racist Language Used in NJ School Board Race

In October 2017 flyers were distributed in a New Jersey school board race that suggested the two Asian candidates should be deported.

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WI Voters Deterred by Voter ID Law

In September 2017 a study in Wisconsin found that voter ID laws in the state potentially deterred nearly 17,000 individuals from voting.

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