Reading Time: 12 minutes After thousands of votes mysteriously vanished from touchscreen voting machines in Shelby County, TN, a battle rages over how to replace the machines.
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: 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: 19 minutes Gabriella Novello, WhoWhatWhy’s election integrity reporter, discusses what it’s like to cover efforts to protect the right to vote during a pandemic.
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: 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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Scientists say the coronavirus could survive for days on voting machines, so election officials are seeking strategies to protect both public health and the right to vote.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Critics of vote-by-mail warn the 2020 election could be ripe for fraud. But hundreds of millions of votes have been cast absentee in the US, and just a tiny fraction were fraudulent.
Reading Time: 3 minutes COVID-19 is forcing more states to make voting easier, but the GOP seems to be trying to counteract their efforts with a massive voter roll purge in Democratic strongholds.