For Georgians it may seem like there’s no great option for voting. But apathy and not voting only plays into the suppressors’ hands. Though things may look bad, citizen awareness is rising, and we hope that you’ll participate in this fragile enterprise we call democracy.
Beatrice Williams understands well the dark history of voter suppression in Georgia — her own family experienced it. And she understands the importance of the upcoming election — that’s why she’s doing everything she can to help others vote.
In 2013 the US Supreme Court delivered a devastating decision that would lead to a host of state voter suppression law, with which Americans continue to struggle today as they head to the polls.
A blue county in Tennessee botches day one of early voting in Memphis. Reports of long lines, equipment failures, and great frustration accumulated — just days after a voter registration organization filed a lawsuit against the local election commission.
A glimpse at the legal battles being fought around the type of voter suppression that is currently being exposed by WhoWhatWhy.
After a tone-deaf video from Georgia’s Secretary of State, originally released in 2016, was ridiculed online, it was suddenly removed this week. But don’t worry, we saved a copy before it was pulled. So see for yourself whether the outrage is deserved.
The Trump administration’s decision to block extending the temporary immigration status of hundreds of thousands of people living in the US threatens to turn lives upside down. The final decision on whether the administration’s orders stand is currently being fought in the courts and Congress.
Georgia voters, some of them spurred by WhoWhatWhy’s reporting on the high rejection rate of absentee ballots, braved long lines to cast their votes as election officials were surprised by heavy early turnouts.
A gaping hole in US election security seems to be that foreign investors can purchase companies charged with providing voter registration software and other election-related services. And nobody seemed to be aware of this — or care enough to do something — until now.
Just days after WhoWhatWhy exclusively revealed that one county in Georgia is rejecting absentee ballots at a stunning rate, a lawsuit has been filed to make sure that ballots across the state are counted — or that voters are notified immediately if there is a legitimate problem.
Shocking video shows voting machines sitting in an unlocked room in a public place in Georgia’s Fulton County the day before early voting started.