Voting Machine Bill Panders to Last Fall’s Unfounded Claims of Voting Security Issues, Advances through Senate

By Sydney McGovernLSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE-- A bill to allow legislative oversight in selecting new voting machines advanced through the Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee Tuesday.  The bill, authored by Senator Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, establishes a Voting System Technology Commission to review voting systems and a proposal...

SCLC Wants President Joe Biden to Use Executive Order to Restore the Gutted 1965 Voting Rights Act with Expansion

From the NNPA Newswire The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) called on President Joe Biden to use an executive order to restore Section 4 and Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Officials of the organization, which was co-founded and first led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said...