Democracy Happy Hour – June 9, 2021

Event Details

Topic for June 16, 2021: Possible Effects of New Voting Restrictions in 2022 Election.

Meeting Recordings & Chat:

Upcoming Democracy Happy Hour Topics:

  • 06/16/21 – Proposed Changes to State & Federal Courts
  • 06/23/21 – Ranked Choice Voting
  • 06/30/21 – Special Guest: Nick Licata

Actions, Events & Action Links:

For the People Act/John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act – ACTIONS

Democracy Rebellion - Screening & Panel Discussion – June 9th @ 6 pm

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Possible Effects of New Voting Laws in 2022 Election - Links:

• State Voting Bills Tracker 2021 -

• How Much Do Voting Restrictions Affect Elections? -

• Voter Suppression Laws Cost Americans Their Voices at the Polls -

• Election Reform and Its 2022 Impact -

• How The Republican Push To Restrict Voting Could Affect Our Elections -

• Challenges to Black voting rights hark back to Jim Crow era -

• Youth Turnout Was Big in 2020. It May Fall in 2022 If Democrats Fail to Protect The Vote. -

• Voting Restrictions Are Further Politicizing U.S. Electoral System, Journalist Says -

• Democrats and Republicans are battling over voting rights in Congress and at statehouses. Which side will win? -

Democracy in the News Links:

• Capitol Police had intelligence indicating an armed invasion weeks before Jan. 6 riot, Senate probe finds -

• At Once Diminished and Dominating, Trump Begins His Next Act -

• Facebook Says Trump’s Ban Will Last at Least 2 Years -

• Rejecting Biden’s Win, Rising Republicans Attack Legitimacy of Elections -

• Arizona’s election review poses risks for Republicans and Democracy. -

• Trump-tied ‘dark money’ groups funding Arizona ballot review -

• Top ALEC Official Is Behind Conspiracy Theory-Fueled Arizona Ballot Audit -

• Cops and their allies have pushed hard for new wave of stringent anti-protest bills -

• Watch What’s Happening in Red States - In states where Republicans control the legislature, American life is rapidly changing. -

• Why you should care that other states are restricting voting rights at record pace -

• Vermont’s Governor Expands Voting Rights, Bucking Republican Push -

• While states restrict voting, Illinois would expand access after lawmakers approve changes -

• Joe Manchin: Why I'm voting against the For the People Act -

• Civil rights leaders don’t budge key senator on voting bill -

• Joe Manchin Is Opposing Big Parts of Biden's Agenda as the Koch Network Pressures Him -

• Dem leaders struggle to keep voting rights bill afloat -

• John Lewis voting rights bill faces steep uphill climb in Senate -

Stacey Abrams-led group launches campaign to mobilize young voters of color around voting rights bill -

• More than 300 groups sign letter asking Biden to push for passage of For the People Act -

• The Time to Secure Voting Rights Is Now or Never -

• Tyranny of the Minority? — The Filibuster: Democracy at Risk -

• After hitting pause, PACs begin to press play again -

• Big Business Offers Democracy Its Thoughts & Prayers -

• More than two-thirds of Congress cashed a pharma campaign check in 2020, new STAT analysis shows -

• The Postmaster General Is Under Federal Investigation Over Campaign Contributions -

• Democrats’ Improbable New F.E.C. Strategy: More Deadlock Than Ever -

• One Shockingly Easy Step For Government Transparency: Staff Pages -

• The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax -

• Can this new voting system fix America’s ugliest elections? -

• New York State Senate Cracks Down on Multinational Corporations Interfering in State Elections, Passes Democracy Preservation Act -

• New options for public to engage remotely with Legislature worked -

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