Voting Rights Roundup: New York's progressive primary wins may pave the way to expand voting rights

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www.dailykos.com—Leading Off ● New York: In Thursday's Democratic primaries, mainstream Democrats won a smashing victory over a group of renegade Democratic state senators who for the last several years had handed Republicans control over the extremely gerrymandered chamber, even when Democrats won nominal majorities in 2012 and 2016 despite the unfair map. These victories leave the mainstream Democratic caucus well positioned to finally regain control over both of New York's legislative chambers after this...

How Nixon and Ocasio-Cortez combined to pave the way for progressive insurgents in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo emerged on Friday fresh off a 30-point thrashing of progressive challenger Cynthia Nixon to a new political reality in the state he's run for nearly eight years.