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.
“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.
Fighting for free and fair elections is not sexy, and those who champion democracy often go unsung. But we know that you care about it, and that’s why we’re focusing so heavily on the integrity of the upcoming elections.
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.
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.
Voter suppression laws appear as wolves in sheeps’ clothing — cost-saving, preventing in-person voter fraud, securing elections. They’re never cast as what they really are — ugly manifestations of racism.
A look at how voting laws are being subverted to suppress minority participation, and at the resultant degradation of democracy.
Five years ago, a US Supreme Court decision had the practical effect of making it harder to vote in many states. Americans are still dealing with the consequences, and it’s only getting worse.
Voter purging is on the rise in the US, according to a new report. Unfortunately, showing up at the ballot box and exercising your constitutional right is no guarantee that your vote will be counted.
The Supreme Court on Monday approved the controversial process Ohio has used to purge more than 2 million voters from the rolls since 2011. The ruling opens the door for other states to follow suit.
When control of Virginia’s House of Delegates hung in the balance last year, there was talk about the importance of voting. What some overlooked, however, was the impact of voter suppression. Until now. A WhoWhatWhy investigation uncovers incompetence and blatant voter suppression on election day.