Category Archives: voting rights

Soothing words about the Democratic debates

At least two of my nearest and dearest have been in despair and disgust over the debates. Let me try to soothe you with a few perceptions. Yes, the number of candidates is irritating, especially the ones who under other … Continue reading

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Why a lot of pundits do not understand our government

And why we do better at this than they do. Because we’re not pundits. We are voters. As one of us, I vote for a representative in the House and for two senators. Pundits who live and work in Washington, … Continue reading

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Are the Russians meddling in your state’s voting mechanisms?

Given what the Senate Intelligence Committee has just reported, we need to be anxious — a relatively low-key word — about how our votes are counted. My anxiety caused me to ask Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, a law professor and noted expert … Continue reading

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