Here are the top 10 blog posts for The Rep Lawyer Blog for 2015.Read more
Last week, a Clinton-appointed federal judge in Nashville upheld Tennessee’s voter ID law denying special privileges to students. The case was yet another attempt to water down a voter ID law and was filed by the liberal misnamed "Fair Elections Legal Network" and the Nashville Firm of Barrett Johnston Martin & Garrison. It sought to allow students to use their student ID cards, instead of the IDs everyone else has to use, when voting at the polls and said that the state denying them the ability to do that was age discrimination.Read more
Is the key to violating campaign finance laws to the left is who violated them? If it is someone like the Clintons, all is forgiven and Bill Clinton’s chief campaign finance advisor is hired to run the Brennan Center. If it is someone who is critical of Barack Obama, well then all hell breaks loose. Andrew McCarthy details some of this in his review of Dinesh D’Souza’s new book “Stealing America: What My Experience with Criminal Gangs Taught Me about Obama, Hillary, and the Democratic Party.”Read more
Hillary Clinton’s cronies are banding together to challenge Alabama’s voter ID law. This time, a lawyer who has donated thousands of dollars to Clinton and works alongside former attorney general Eric Holder is part of a new lawsuit challenging the state’s voter Id law.Read more
As part of the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) Ballot Access Initiative, the RNLA will track and congratulate the Republican Presidential Campaigns as they successful place their names on the ballots. For the first list go here.
The Virginian-Pilot published a strongly worded article claiming that "Virginia elections don't work." The article bemoans multiple hour waits to cast a ballot and low voter turnout. The article then turns its attention to voter ID which it says is "part of a larger national effort by Republicans to specifically discourage groups that tend to vote for Democrats," and slows things down even more. Confusion about voter ID rules, problems with absentee ballots, and faulty voting machines marred the November election according to the article. Apparently, even Gov. McAuliffe had his vote momentarily delayed by a worker who mistakenly questioned the governor's address.Read more