‘We Did It’: Voting-Rights Advocates Laud Early-Voting Expansion for Students

Reading Time: 3 minutes Voting-rights groups celebrated a major victory Friday for college students ahead of the 2020 election: Florida

Coronavirus Pandemic Exacerbates Poll Worker Crisis in Swing States

Reading Time: 5 minutes In a swing state like Wisconsin, turnout matters, and, in 2016, it reached a new low.

Your Vote… or Your Health: Voters Go to Polls Despite Virus Fears

Reading Time: 3 minutes Voters in Florida, Arizona, and Illinois have a choice to make today that goes beyond their

Lawsuit Fights Disenfranchisement of Native Americans

Reading Time: 3 minutes For many Native Americans living in rural areas and on reservations, having their neighbor take their

Despite Shattered FEC, One Commissioner Is Still Fighting for Clean Elections

Reading Time: 7 minutes Since the Federal Election Commission (FEC) lost its quorum, Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub has used her

Election Officials Balance Super Tuesday and the Coronavirus

Reading Time: 4 minutes With fears of a coronavirus outbreak sweeping the US, voters are worried about a different type

New Generation of Black Leaders Fights to End Voter Suppression

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was a major milestone for civil rights activists, but in

Congress (Finally) Considers Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most Americans agree on background checks for gun purchases, lower prescription drug prices, and the need

States Lead Fight to Keep Foreign Corporate Cash Out of US Elections

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spending in US elections is at record levels since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision unleashed

Caucuses — the Undemocratic Way of Choosing a Nominee

Reading Time: 4 minutes Caucuses can be a thrilling moment for politically engaged voters. Unlike a traditional election, caucus-goers gather

The Unholy Trinity of Illegal Campaign Coordination

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever since the Supreme Court reopened the floodgates for unlimited political contributions in its controversial Citizens

Lawmakers Grill Voting Machine Vendors on Paperless Machines

Reading Time: 4 minutes The heads of three top voting-machine vendors testified before the Committee on House Administration Thursday, with

Ignoring Warning Signs: Officials Approve Vulnerable Voting Machines

Reading Time: 8 minutes Election officials know very well that using outdated and costly touchscreen voting machines — which are

NAACP Takes On ‘Prison Gerrymandering’

Counting prisoners as residents where they are incarcerated — rather than where they lived before — often results in districts