Reading Time: 15 minutes We explore WhoWhatWhy’s decision to take on the singular focus of election integrity and voter suppression during this election.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Four-hour lines, suspiciously dysfunctional machines, poll workers who don’t know a paper ballot from a provisional ballot — what a picnic!
Reading Time: 3 minutes A group of Georgia voters is seeking a temporary restraining order against Secretary of State Brian Kemp, arguing that his partisan performance should preclude him from being involved in any recount involving his own gubernatorial race.
Reading Time: 4 minutes More than 79,700 people — that we know of — who tried to vote early by mail-in ballot have either not returned their mail-in ballot, had their ballot rejected, or had their ballot application rejected, and have not yet cast a vote.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Opinion: Because of an outdated and vulnerable election infrastructure, we may never know the true winners of today’s midterms. But we already know who the losers are: Anybody interested in fair, secure, and transparent elections.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The surge in early voting in Texas, especially among younger voters, came despite continued efforts that seem designed to keep minorities, the poor, and young constituents from the polls.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally are locked in a Senate race where every vote counts. Yet some Arizonans won’t get to cast a ballot because of obstacles placed in their way.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In response to WhoWhatWhy’s exclusive story on vulnerabilities in Georgia’s voter registration system, Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office has made unsubstantiated claims and omitted inconvenient truths about the security of that system. Here is new information on the risks.
Reading Time: 14 minutes You may have heard of the Koch brothers, the Mercers, and Sheldon Adelson. Now meet the billionaire GOP donor you don’t know — but should.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Brian Kemp’s campaign says noncitizens are trying to vote. WhoWhatWhy examined his own data and it does not back him up.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Nevada could be a good example of what will happen when voters get to vote.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Felony disenfranchisement is a normal part of state politics, taking the vote away from over 6 million citizens nationwide, and over 281,000 Georgians.
Reading Time: 9 minutes With so much energy expended — and money spent — to restrict access to the ballot box, what’s it like to have to fight for one of the pillars of democracy?
Reading Time: 9 minutes Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, battling in a close race to become governor, is pushing back against new reports of election vulnerabilities — uncovered by WhoWhatWhy — distracting the media and voters. He’s charging those who reported the danger with… being the danger.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In the crucial North Dakota Senate race, Republicans find a winning strategy: disenfranchising Native Americans.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A new documentary tells the human story behind voter suppression, through the eyes of four volunteer lawyers, on Election Day, 2016.
Reading Time: 4 minutes “Massive” vulnerabilities in Georgia’s online voter registration system have been discovered that allow anyone with minimal computer expertise to access and change the private information of Peach State voters and thereby compromise the upcoming midterm elections.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When President Donald Trump tweets endorsements, he sends a subtle message to Americans that they are in danger and that only Republicans will keep them safe.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A restrictive 2016 voter ID law in Wisconsin may result in low voter participation in this year’s election — possibly swinging close contests, including the race for governor, in favor of the GOP.
Reading Time: 23 minutes Investigative journalist Stephen Singular talks about his book Stolen Future, and the great mystery that still surrounds the 2000 presidential election.