Reading Time: 4 minutes Ballot initiatives are an important tool for voters who want electoral reform. Yet GOP lawmakers across the country have rewritten, blocked, or outright ignored measures for a more fair democracy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A collection of WhoWhatWhy stories that show the many grotesque varieties of racism in action.
Reading Time: 4 minutes People rank their top three choices for a lot of things: which place has better coffee, which road has the least traffic. What if we did that for congressional races too?
Reading Time: 3 minutes A decade later and billions of dollars deep, Congress is finally considering a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling.
Reading Time: 3 minutes States are testing the limits of the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling with laws banning foreign-owned corporations from donating to super PACs.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you want to vote in secret, then caucuses aren’t for you. Which raises the question: Why do they still play such a big role in choosing a president?
Reading Time: 5 minutes While many states are taking voting machine vulnerabilities more seriously, others seem to ignore cybersecurity concerns as a rift emerges among election security advocates.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Today Americans honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who gave so much for a country that gave him so little in return. Take a few minutes to find out more about the man who made the US a better place and paid for it with his life.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Each election cycle, dark money groups and Super PACs are finding new ways to circumvent laws meant to keep them from coordinating with candidates.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the latest presidential candidate to unveil an election reform proposal to end the racial disparity in voting rights and expand access to the ballot box.