Reading Time: 6 minutes The impact of gerrymandered maps and voter suppression efforts can be devastating for a state — even after courts have stepped in to overturn them. North Carolina is a poster child for the way this assault on democracy leads to laws that should never have been enacted.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Personal attacks on the Parkland students have shown that their political opponents are scared. Will they resort to new voter suppression schemes to keep millennials away from the polls in November?
Reading Time: 7 minutes The decisions of federal courts have put an end to many voter suppression schemes cooked up by crooked politicians. But many of President Donald Trump’s nominees have troubling records when it comes to voting rights. Will they put partisan interests above the law?
Reading Time: 12 minutes Popular author and journalist Sarah Kendzior looks at the many battles ahead to combat voter suppression in 2018.
Reading Time: 16 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 7 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 13 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.