Democracy Happy Hour - January 26, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, January 26, 2022 - Meeting Recordings, Chat & Closed Caption Files:

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Upcoming Democracy Happy Hour topics:

  • Feb 2nd - Saving Democracy: Where do we go from here?
  • Feb 9th - Voter Fraud vs. Election Fraud
  • Feb 16th - The Advance of Authoritarianism in the U.S.

FDF – Current Democracy Legislation -

TAKE ACTION for Voting Rights:

The History of Voting in the U.S. Links:

Voting Rights: A Short History -

History of Voting -

Voting in the U.S.A. -

Voting Rights Milestones in America: A Timeline -

Vote Suppression -

Voter Suppression - Election Strategy -

Block the Vote: How Politicians are Trying to Block Voters from the Ballot Box -

61 Forms of Voter Suppression -

How Does Systemic Voter Suppression Work -

Fighting Voter Suppression – LWV -

7 Things You Can Do to Fight Voter Suppression -

Democracy in the News Links:

Democrats Fail to Change Filibuster Rules as Republicans Block Action on Voting Rights -

Last straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats censure Sen. Sinema -

After Democrats’ historic defeat on voting rights, what happens next? -

The Fight Isn’t Over -

Election reform advocates regroup, plan next steps -

Voting rights fight moves to state ballots -

Fixing the Electoral Count Act Is Suddenly the Most Popular Policy Idea in Washington -\

Dangerous precedent': Jan. 6 committee trains its sights on false pro-Trump electors -

Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states -

As Giuliani coordinated plan for Trump electoral votes in states Biden won, some electors balked -

Read the never-issued Trump order that would have seized voting machines -
Trump held secret meetings in days before Capitol attack, ex-press secretary tells panel -

Jan. 6 Panel Seeks Testimony From Ivanka Trump -

Atlanta D.A. Requests Special Grand Jury in Trump Election Inquiry -

Georgia Has a Very Strong Case Against Trump -

For Many Who Marched, Jan. 6 Was Only the Beginning -

Republican Lawmakers Seek New Powers Over Elections -

Trump followers zero in on secretary of state campaigns -

Republicans Want New Tool in Elusive Search for Voter Fraud: Election Police -

DeSantis' proposed election police force alarms voting rights advocates -

Perdue proposes election police force in Georgia -

Why Texas election officials are rejecting hundreds of vote-by-mail applications -

In a Georgia County, Deep Distrust Over a Plan to Close Polling Places -

New study finds voting by mail does not increase risk of voting fraud -

State lawmakers move to confront threats against election workers -

Pro-Trump death threats prompt bills in 3 states to protect election workers -

Top WA election official plans to focus on fighting misinformation -

Polling shows a Republican surge in Washington and beyond -

Redistricting: A Mid-Cycle Assessment -

Democrats make surprising inroads in redistricting fight -

Black and Latino voters have been shortchanged in redistricting, advocates and some judges say -

Federal racial gerrymandering cases heat up in three states -

New legislative maps illegally dilute Latino votes in Central Washington, lawsuit says -

CLC Sues Over Washington State Legislative Map Diluting Voting Strength of Latinos -

Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire From Supreme Court -

Chief Justice John Roberts created the legal landscape that doomed the voting rights bill, author says -

Supreme Court denies abortion providers’ request to return Texas case to judge who blocked state’s six-week ban -

Sotomayor blasts Supreme Court over handling of Texas abortion case -

What the fallout from the Supreme Court's Texas abortion ruling means for the future of Roe -

The Supreme Court adds affirmative action to its potential hit list -

Supreme Court takes up case that could limit federal government's jurisdiction over wetlands -

Analysis: 'Aggressively conservative' Supreme Court plunges into U.S. culture wars -

Is Ginni Thomas a Threat to the Supreme Court? -

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Ted Cruz in Campaign Finance Case -

How Cruz Supreme Court case could lead to unlimited anonymous election spending -

Record spending floods state supreme court races -

The Politics of Judicial Elections, 2019-20 -

Army of millionaires fuel Senate primary spending spree -


A push to ban members of Congress from trading individual stocks gains momentum -

Senators propose bill to ban corporate PACs -

Ban Corporate PACs Act -

WA Supreme Court upholds $18M campaign finance fine against grocery industry group -

Alaska Supreme Court upholds elections ballot measure, state will use ranked-choice voting -

Gov. Inslee's budget seeks to expand voting access in WA county jails -

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