On Monday, January 16, 2012, Attorney General Eric Holder said, “Protecting the right to vote, ensuring meaningful access, and combating discrimination must be viewed not only as a legal issue but as a moral imperative. And ensuring that every eligible citizen has the right to vote must become our common cause.” He claims that voter… Read More »
James O’Keefe’s latest video – in which several election officials in New Hampshire handed out ballots for dead people – has a lot of people talking about the issue of requiring photo ID at polling places. But for me, it immediately brings up a different question. Why should it be illegal to videotape public officials?… Read More »
The League of Women Voters Minnesota has been fighting voter identification legislation for years, but with a Republican controlled State House and Senate pushing for a ballot initiative, the League has ramped up their opposition. The following 17 minute commercial (LWV calls it a documentary) entitled “Democracy for All? The Barriers of Photo ID” was… Read More »
The League of Women Voters MN is hosting a special screening of their latest Anti-Voter ID commercial they are calling a documentary on Thursday in White Bear Lake, MN. The 17 minute “film” is entitled “Democracy for All? Barriers of Voter ID” and features voters, activists and even a St. Paul City Council Member decrying… Read More »
The editorial by Andrew Rosenthal points out that the right-of-center is not only racist, sexist, anti-immigrant and now – Conservatives apparently hate college kids too.
“Vote early and vote often.” The phrase had its origins in the United States in the mid-19th century, and had an early appearance in Britain when a newspaper re-printed correspondence from an American attorney. The phrase, however, did not find widespread use until the early 1900s when it was used in relation to the activities… Read More »
Check back regularly as the CDNews staff will be updating this page as results come in from Washington, Mississippi, Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. (or just hit the reload/refresh button occasionally) Kentucky Steve Beshear (D) wins re-election bid as Governor – has more than 58% of the vote Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has been re-elected, becoming… Read More »
As the presidential election draws closer and many states hold their midterm elections this month, voter identification and registration has once again become a hotly contested issue. Not even the state of Maine has escaped this controversy, as same day voter registration is the controversial first question on the ballot. Because many Mainers are unfamiliar… Read More »