Reading Time: 5 minutes After Florida voters overwhelmingly gave ex-felons back their right to vote, the state used bureaucracy, fees, and fear to quash it.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Only electoral candidates have the right to challenge election results, so April Smith is teaching them how to mitigate electronic voting risks.
Reading Time: < 1 minute ‘Checks and balances are for losers.’
Reading Time: 19 minutes The founder of the Transformative Justice Coalition talks about efforts to stop your vote from being counted — and what you can do about it.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A few sensible actions would not only protect Americans from being exposed to the coronavirus when voting, they would also make US democracy fairer and better.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The media and the public take note when they see an overt example of voter suppression. But these are just the symptoms of a very ugly disease that ails democracy in the US. But nobody seems to want to invest in a cure.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The long lines minority and young voters faced on Super Tuesday were not an accident. They are the result of policies put in place to systematically disenfranchise certain groups of Americans.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Faced with voter roll purges, closed polling places, and restrictive voter-ID laws throughout the country, hundreds of organizations are teaming up again to protect access to the ballot box.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Native Americans could significantly sway the outcome of the 2020 election in several states — if they’re allowed to vote.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2018 Stacey Abrams was robbed of becoming the country’s first female African American governor. Next year, she hopes to get the last laugh by helping Democrats across the country avoid her fate.