Reading Time: 13 minutes A glimpse at the legal battles being fought against the type of voter suppression that is currently being exposed by WhoWhatWhy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes After a tone-deaf video from Georgia’s Secretary of State, originally released in 2016, was ridiculed online, it was suddenly removed this week. But don’t worry, we saved a copy before it was pulled. So see for yourself whether the outrage is deserved.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Georgia voters, some of them spurred by WhoWhatWhy’s reporting on the high rejection rate of absentee ballots, braved long lines to cast their votes as election officials were surprised by heavy early turnouts.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A gaping hole in US election security seems to be that foreign investors can purchase companies charged with providing voter registration software and other election-related services. And nobody seemed to be aware of this — or care enough to do something — until now.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Just days after WhoWhatWhy exclusively revealed that one county in Georgia is rejecting absentee ballots at a stunning rate, a lawsuit has been filed to make sure that ballots across the state are counted — or that voters are notified immediately if there is a legitimate problem.
Reading Time: 1 minute Shocking video shows voting machines sitting in an unlocked room in a public place in Georgia’s Fulton County the day before early voting started.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Amid growing public awareness of electronic voting machine vulnerabilities, Georgia’s largest county is concerned about the optics of using dial-up modems to transmit vote results.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The GOP is setting up the “victimization” of Brett Kavanaugh as cause for a midterm election win next month. If that narrative sounds implausible, that’s because the cover story doesn’t have to be persuasive when you’ve got electronic voting machines.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A federal judge agrees with a tiny nonprofit that electronic voting is a violation of constitutional rights.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A WhoWhatWhy investigation shows that a huge percentage of absentee ballots in a majority-minority county are getting rejected — and that at least some voters seem to be kept in the dark about it.
Reading Time: 6 minutes “Exact match” voter registration is a law enacted by the Republican-controlled Georgia state legislature; it carries on the infamous history of suppressing the African American vote in the Peach State.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Coralis Camacho Garcia came to Florida from hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico. She still had her original documents so she could register to vote — she was one of the lucky ones.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Absentee ballots in high-profile Georgia are up 130 percent over the last midterms. Voters are “more engaged” and black voters are driving the surge. Experts point to Stacey Abrams’s candidacy and voting-machine concerns as reasons for this spike.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The vulnerabilities of Georgia’s electronic voting machines are now well documented. With time running out before the midterms, advocates are trying to force the courts to take action.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Election transparency advocates are worried that numerous states may be breaking the law by not preserving ballot images and not following proper chain-of-custody rules.
Reading Time: 6 minutes When the Supreme Court made it easier for states with a history of discrimination to change election laws, Georgia took full advantage — and voters are paying the price.
Reading Time: 4 minutes New polling shows that Americans’ confidence in the integrity and efficacy of elections is badly shaken — but their reasons for being distrustful reveal the deep partisan divide that splits the country.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Today is National Voter Registration Day. Please make sure you are registered to vote in your county — your democracy depends on it.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A bipartisan federal government commission has weighed in on the state of minority voter discrimination. Its conclusions are not pretty.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A federal judge has ruled that Georgia’s vulnerable electronic voting machines must stay in place for the November elections, striking down the plaintiffs’ motion to immediately replace them with paper ballots.