Reading Time: 3 minutes How Indiana’s aggressive efforts to purge voter rolls and to impose burdensome voter ID requirements can disproportionately impact low-income voters.
Reading Time: < 1 minute It is a divisive issue, but some are finding it impossible to get ID from the government — which means their voting rights are being denied.
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 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: < 1 minute Two Georgia college students share their experience of voting for the first time — and their potential disenfranchisement had they not known better.
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: 2 minutes The US Supreme Court opted to change the voter identification rules in North Dakota just weeks before the midterm election — a decision that could keep thousands of mostly Native American voters from casting a ballot.
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: 6 minutes Rather than sit by as Republican state leadership rolls out ever more intense voter ID laws, advocacy groups are taking to the streets with a single goal: Get identification into the hands of voters who need it.
Reading Time: 6 minutes While the media focuses on Russian interference, there are bigger threats to our upcoming midterm elections.