Reading Time: 3 minutes Republicans, who cry voter fraud to disenfranchise minorities, want to eliminate the Election Assistance Commission, which helps ensure that secure elections are held.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The voting rights of minorities are under attack in Georgia — as they are in many GOP-controlled states. This month, however, voters with “foreign” names booked an important win in the Peach State.
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump wants an investigation into his unproven claim that millions of illegal votes were cast for Hillary Clinton. Enterprising lawmakers could take any findings to further suppress the right of minorities to vote.
Reading Time: 3 minutes With the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions, the Senate could deal yet another blow to the Voting Rights Act. The Alabama Republican will appear before the Judiciary Committee today.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanks to the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act, Republicans have been able to pass laws enabling them to pick an electorate more to their liking. Still, there’s more work to be done, and WhoWhatWhy is offering a few innovative ways to ensure that only the “right” people vote.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Officials in at least two counties where paper ballots are being counted by optical scanners have chosen not to preserve the digital images of the ballots. One election integrity activist finds that outrageous.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The WhoWhatWhy review of a documentary on the sordid history of black voter suppression, told through the eyes of a man who marched with Martin Luther King, saw hope in the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and returned to Alabama to find that not much has changed.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Sunshine State has more disenfranchised voters than any other state in the country, many of them ex-felons. And Governor Rick Scott has done everything he can to keep them from voting.
Reading Time: 8 minutes It doesn’t take much skill to hack a voting machine.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In-person voter fraud has had a tremendous impact on US elections — but only because Republican state governments have used this extraordinarily rare crime to justify massive voter suppression efforts that could make all the difference in this election.