No redistricting process has been more fraught than Ohio. It finally has maps in place — but only for this year. In today’s piece we’re recapping what went wrong in Ohio — and what it means for the country as a whole.
Last week, a group of senators released their long-proposal to reform the Electoral Count Act (ECA). In today’s piece, we’re breaking down the ECA, how Trump tried to exploit it and how 14 senators hope to reform it.
The independent state legislature theory could give state legislatures unchecked power to run congressional elections. If adopted by the Court, who can provide a check? The answer to that question is Congress.
Members of the military and U.S. citizens living overseas face special barriers to voting. In today’s Explainer, we’re breaking down the federal law that protects these voters and ensures they’re able to vote absentee in federal elections.
As legislative sessions conclude for the year, the laws introduced and passed in 2021 compared to 2022 clue us into the shifting priorities of Republicans seeking to sow doubt into our electoral process.
It’s been difficult to determine exactly who and what kind of voters would be impacted by strict voter ID laws. Two political scientists took advantage of a unique situation in Texas to answer exactly that question.
Poll watchers play a role in our elections just as vital as that of the workers running a precinct. But poll watchers can be misused to interfere with voting — a possibility made more likely by recently-passed Republican laws.
Ballot measures are an integral part of policymaking in many states, giving citizens an opportunity to vote directly on new laws. Here are the ballot measures that affect democracy and voting that have made it on the ballot so far this year.
After the 2020 election, states had very different responses to the changes the pandemic caused for voting. Here’s how states used the lessons of the pandemic to restrict — or expand — voting.
Growing numbers of Republican-controlled states have enacted bans on private money in elections. But rather than make our elections more secure, these bans increase the risk our elections are underfunded.