CMD and Common Cause will also file campaign finance complaints against ALEC in 15 states for providing sophisticated voter management and campaign software linked to the RNC to its 2,000-plus legislative members.
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Nearly a decade after losing scores of major corporate sponsors due to its support for controversial voter ID and "stand your ground" laws, one thing is clear: ALEC is back in the voter suppression game.
GOP-aligned groups are using ads, activist tool kits, social media posts, statements, and letters to Congress to attack the For the People Act, sometimes with falsehoods about its contents.