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Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote, a new lawsuit alleges

Original story at Mother Jones• 102 mentions • 2 months ago

Mother Jones 2 months ago

 
The Indiana chapter of the NAACP is suing state election officials to block a new law that would shutter hundreds of polling locations in a county with a large number of African American and Hispanic voters. The lawsuit, filed in federal court Wednesday, alleges that the law specifically targets a particular region of the state with a large minority, poor, and elderly population, impeding the ability of those voters to cast a ballot. The law was signed by Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb in May, as Indiana was already increasing voting opportunities in whiter Republican strongholds while decreasing them in areas ...
 
 
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05 Sep
TimKarr @TimKarr
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
18 Aug
NAACP @NAACP
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
16 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
15 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
15 Aug
Emerson Journalism @ecjrn
Lawsuit in Indiana says new law will make it difficult to vote for minorities @motherjones #voting #election https://t.co/DvJQ0eRP3G
14 Aug
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New law would close hundreds of voting locations in areas with lg minority populations. #elections #votersuppression https://t.co/v0J3FSaViG
13 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
13 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
13 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote, a new lawsuit alleges https://t.co/nE3md7mqYW via @MotherJones
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges – Mother Jones https://t.co/D4UCfCfffW
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @keithellison: Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges – Mother Jones https://t.co/6jnE7MCRCx
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
12 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @keithellison: Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges – Mother Jones https://t.co/6jnE7MCRCx
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Khaled Beydoun @KhaledBeydoun
RT @mtehuitz: Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote. https://t.co/QyV4sfXcFc
11 Aug
Bob Foss @Ancientbob
RT @LCARS_24: Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote, a new lawsuit alleges https://t.co/9pe4xEPtiD via @MotherJones
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote, a new lawsuit alleges https://t.co/5apfHorJI2
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @keithellison: Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges – Mother Jones https://t.co/6jnE7MCRCx
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
George Cook @AAReports
RT @Blk_Intellect: Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote, a new lawsuit alleges https://t.co/YBx4wBFoVq via @MotherJones
11 Aug
WomenForSurvival @WMN4SRVL
RT @amprog: Indiana is trying to make it harder for minorities, poor people, and the elderly to vote. https://t.co/ubKPsOCLFf
11 Aug
American Progress @amprog
Indiana is trying to make it harder for minorities, poor people, and the elderly to vote. https://t.co/ubKPsOCLFf
11 Aug
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RT @keithellison: Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges – Mother Jones https://t.co/6jnE7MCRCx
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
IND Progressives @INDprogressives
"The law was signed by Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb in May, as Indiana was already increasing voting... https://t.co/yAjUGdtHvx
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Liliana Aide Monge @mongeliliana
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
potsherds @potsherds
RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
11 Aug
Jamil Smith @JamilSmith
Indiana’s new election law targets sections of the state that are poorer, older, and blacker, per an @NAACP lawsuit. https://t.co/qGUuPC4523
11 Aug
Tom Watson @tomwatson
RT @keithellison: Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges – Mother Jones https://t.co/6jnE7MCRCx
11 Aug
Butte Tocks @butte_tocks
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Connie Amidei @ConnieAmidei
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Rep. Keith Ellison @keithellison
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Joan Walsh @joanwalsh
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
FWDCROCBLU @fwdcrocblu
RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
11 Aug
Ericka Andersen @ErickaAndersen
This seems bad. What's the reason they're giving for doing it? https://t.co/KbtequEesK
11 Aug
Tanzina Vega @tanzinavega
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Melody @Mojo4Melo
RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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Indiana Is Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote, Lawsuit Alleges – Mother Jones https://t.co/iAV0CsRFgX
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Merton Gaudette @Merton_G3
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Matt Zoller Seitz @mattzollerseitz
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Lisabeth @lisabeth60
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Ron Sims @simsron
RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Civil Rights @civilrightsorg
A lawsuit filed yesterday alleges that a new Indiana law will make it harder for voters of color to cast a ballot. https://t.co/euYjgmWRw4
11 Aug
CW @ChloDubs
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
Gwen Ashley Walters @chefgwen
RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
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RT @MotherJones: A new law would close hundreds of polling locations in areas with large minority populations: https://t.co/aGKXjgSXA4
11 Aug
giles @gilesgoatboy
RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
11 Aug
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RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
11 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
11 Aug
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RT @coopah: Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote, a new lawsuit alleges https://t.co/44M4KFJu03 via @MotherJones
11 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
11 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
10 Aug
Demos @Demos_Org
RT @splcenter: Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote https://t.co/NsLwlNGcJG
10 Aug
Tom Marentette @tmarente
RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
10 Aug
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RT @splcenter: Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote https://t.co/NsLwlNGcJG
10 Aug
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Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote https://t.co/NsLwlNGcJG
10 Aug
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10 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
10 Aug
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RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
10 Aug
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RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
10 Aug
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Indiana is making it harder for minorities to vote, a new lawsuit alleges https://t.co/sw7d1ejLYR
10 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
10 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
10 Aug
Leslie Kahn @KneadALaugh
RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
10 Aug
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RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
10 Aug
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RT @AriBerman: Indiana is closing voting precincts & early voting sites in Democratic areas but not GOP ones https://t.co/pt0TQHjGR0 via @p…
10 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
10 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2
10 Aug
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RT @pemalevy: In Indiana, Republicans are making it harder for minorities to vote—but easier for whites https://t.co/i3cXp3bFa2