Reading Time: 3 minutes A landmark federal ruling makes clear that states cannot impose undue taxes on individuals with past felony convictions as a condition for voting.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As states struggle to keep voters safe this November, Trump blusters, threatens, and lies.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Happy Memorial Day! We’ll be brief so you can enjoy the rest of your holiday. The FEC is Back in Business: At least, it should be in the coming weeks. Texas Republican Trey Trainor was confirmed as commissioner last week, albeit along party lines. It’s a major development nevertheless, because the Federal Election Commission has been effectively shut Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes American University students who participated in an online job fair received an unpleasant surprise this week.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Nearly 100 million eligible Americans do not cast a ballot in an average presidential election. Many of them are disillusioned. Can anything be done to restore their faith in democracy?
Reading Time: 3 minutes A growing number of Americans want the option of voting by mail this November, especially as scientists fear a second wave of COVID-19 cases may hit the US in the fall, but conservative groups appear to be doing everything they can to stop that from happening. Nevada officials announced earlier this year that the state Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on a case that could impact the outcome of the 2020 election.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Voting-rights groups are beefing up their legal efforts to protect access to absentee voting, which now also means protecting the postal service.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Oklahoma’s GOP-led state legislature quickly reinstated a requirement for absentee voting that the state Supreme Court struck down due to the coronavirus pandemic. The state Supreme Court ruled last Monday that absentee voters would not have to include a notarized signature on their ballot. However, by the end of the week, Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) signed the Read More
Reading Time: 7 minutes Newsrooms need to prepare themselves and the public for what will be a contentious couple of weeks following the delay in election night results.