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VOICES: 'The cure to this malpractice is a fight for fairness'

November 19, 2018 - The text of Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams' Nov. 16 non-concession speech in which she acknowledged that Republican former Secretary of State Brian Kemp would be the state's next governor and announced plans for a lawsuit over election misadministration and the launch of a group to fight for electoral integrity in Georgia.

Southern midterms marred by voting problems

November 15, 2018 - Voters in states across the South faced difficulties including long lines, closed polling places, malfunctioning machines, and voter intimidation. There were also registration issues that forced some voters to cast provisional ballots, which aren't necessarily counted.

Durham leaders investigate conditions at for-profit immigrant detention center

August 30, 2018 - CoreCivic's Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, has become infamous for its poor living conditions. A group of elected officials from Durham, North Carolina — all women of color — recently traveled to the rural facility to learn more about what their constituents face if arrested by ICE, and to consider how to prevent that from happening.