Popular author and journalist Sarah Kendzior looks at the many battles ahead to combat voter suppression in 2018.
One of the commission’s few Democrats tells WhoWhatWhy it was set up to restrict voting access from its inception. He believes President Donald Trump and its members are now trying to cover their tracks.
Powerful forces in the US and abroad are spending a lot of money and effort on undermining democracy. In 2017, we tried to call them out on it when others were silent.
Legislation to make voting harder is sprouting up like mushrooms in state legislatures across the nation. However, the successful efforts in 10 states to enact Automatic Voter Registration laws is a clear break with that trend.
The anti-democratic forces in the US that try to keep Americans from the polls know that voter suppression is a marathon, not a sprint. The Senate race in Alabama is a perfect example.
The campaign chairman of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has been a long time dirty tricks operative in the business of voter “caging” and voter suppression.
The Republican-championed voting requirements aim to reshape the changing electorate in their favor, cut millennial voters out of politics, and reassert control over a crumbling coalition.
Georgia is the latest victim of Republican state officials trying to suppress votes. Who will stop them? And do they win either way?
Sometimes a scandal can bring other hidden things to light. In the case of the disgraced former Alabama governor, we now learn that GOP rationalizations to close DMVs were indeed nothing but a ruse for a deliberate voter suppression effort.
Whether through gerrymandering, voter ID laws, or gubernatorial restrictions, North Carolina has become ground-zero for Republican led voter suppression.
President Donald Trump wants an investigation into his unproven claim that millions of illegal votes were cast for Hillary Clinton. Enterprising lawmakers could take any findings to further suppress the right of minorities to vote.