What started as a Trump-led attack in 2020 has turned into an all-out Republican war on drop boxes, a cornerstone of their coordinated strategy to stop people from voting.
2021 saw an unprecedented attack on the right to vote. But at the same time, many states took steps to make voting easier. Here’s a roundup of positive voting reforms this year you may have missed.
Senate Democrats who understand the ongoing threats to democracy know that there are a few options on the table, but they all require one course of action: filibuster reform. Today, we review what those changes could look like.
We outline how the filibuster actually works, its history of thwarting progressive policies and given the intransigence of today’s Republican party, what steps Senate Democrats must take to enact voting rights legislation.
In today’s piece, we explain how we reached the point where a state may need to enact its own voting rights act and break down how Virginia’s landmark law protects voters — an important lesson for other states.
In today’s piece, we examine the history of expanding executive power, how the Protecting Our Democracy Act reforms the balance of power in the federal government and how it fits into a larger movement to protect democracy.
Even without federal legislation, there are many things individual states can do to protect voting rights. Here, we outline four steps states can take to protect voters in lieu of federal legislation on voting rights.
In August, the Native American Voting Rights Act was introduced in Congress. In this piece, we break down the Act and explain how key provisions tackle the unique barriers to voting faced by Native American communities.
In today’s piece, we walk through what the Freedom to Vote Act would do to expand access to voting and protect our elections, how it compares to the For the People Act and what its prospects for passage in the Senate are.
In today’s Explainer, we’re reflecting on Congressman John Lewis powerful legacy and breaking down the landmark voting rights bill he championed — the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, H.R. 4.