Allison Riggs

Southern Coalition for Social Justice

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Allison Riggs is a voting rights attorney with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, based in Durham, North Carolina.

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In many states, Republican claims of widespread "voter fraud" have led to photo ID laws and other restrictions that Democrats call "voter suppression."

Ballot box battles as the race comes down to the wire

In many states, Republican claims of widespread "voter fraud" have led to photo ID laws and other restrictions that Democrats call "voter suppression."

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The Constitution requires that the boundaries of congressional districts be re-drawn every 10 years, according to the latest census.  In 2010, Republicans won control of legislatures…

Where Should Democracy Draw the Line?

The Constitution requires that the boundaries of congressional districts be re-drawn every 10 years, according to the latest census.  In 2010, Republicans won control of legislatures…

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The President says he is "deeply disappointed" with  today's decision  by a divided US Supreme Court, this time over the voting rights of blacks and other minority citizens.

Another Split Decision, Another Political Firestorm

The President says he is "deeply disappointed" with today's decision by a divided US Supreme Court, this time over the voting rights of blacks and other minority citizens.

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