Reading Time: 5 minutes Antiquated voting machines, voter roll purges, and absentee ballots may present problems for Ohio voters this election, potentially disenfranchising some voters.
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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Two election-year hurricanes, two contrasting responses from Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Did he have a change of heart, or are this year’s victims simply more likely to vote for him?
Reading Time: 6 minutes When Dutch authorities apprehended a team of Russian hackers, it became clear that Vladimir Putin is willing to send teams of cyber operatives abroad. How much damage could they do in a state like Florida? We asked the experts.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Following pressure from lawyers working with concerned voters, Florida’s Division of Elections sent a letter Wednesday that reminds election officials of their legal obligation to preserve ballot images.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A small group of states, mostly in the South, have a question on their voter registration form about race/ethnicity. Why? And what effect does it have?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Proponents of voter ID say that it’s so easy to get — what’s the big deal? They are perhaps unknowingly revealing their ignorance of the difficulty — sometimes impossibility — of obtaining it faced by those without adequate means. Meet an organization that is helping them and a 54-year-old man who just voted for the first time.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Last-minute polling closures across the Lone Star State may prevent minority and low-income voters from casting their ballots in the critical 2018 Texas midterm election.
Reading Time: 1 minute State lawmakers are trying to stack the deck against their opponents — and closing polling places is an extremely effective course of action.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Shelby County claims it was too overwhelmed by thousands of last-minute voter registrations to give citizens rejected by the system a chance to correct errors or omissions on their forms on election day. Now it’s up to the court to decide what will happen to voters.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Defying state officials, who are resisting all efforts to instill accountability into Georgia’s elections, one county — on its own — has decided to conduct a two-part audit of the midterms.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A state lawyer reveals that not all counties report the ballots they reject to the state — misleading the public and making it nearly impossible to know the real scope of the problem.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy attended recent campaign events for Georgia gubernatorial candidates Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams. Talk about two different worldviews — and worlds!
Reading Time: 4 minutes WhoWhatWhy will be keeping a close eye on a number of election integrity issues facing the Sunshine State — well-known in this century for its share of election controversies — as early voting begins today.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 1 minute 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2013 the US Supreme Court delivered a devastating decision that would lead to a host of state voter suppression laws, with which Americans continue to struggle today as they head to the polls.
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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.