A recent study shows how pro-voting policies and an efficient U.S. Postal Service leads to higher turnout in U.S. elections.
On Sept. 11, 2023 — nearly two years after the enactment of Texas S.B. 1 — a six-week trial will begin in the consolidated legal challenge to the infamous voter suppression law.
Gov. Cooper (D) has vetoed the Republicans’ latest effort to suppress the vote in the Tar Heel state. Its worst provisions include banning outside funding for election administration and shortening the mail-in ballot return window.
Even before tomorrow’s debate, the GOP candidates taking the stage have made their stance on voting rights and democracy clear.
Republicans used omnibus bills to further suppress the vote this session. Here’s what the bills do and where they stand in litigation.
Already, we can see the first rumblings of the next Republican legal strategies echoing in lawsuits, court filings and legal opinions across the country.
Virginia’s Felony Disenfranchisement Provision Faces a New Legal Challenge Under This 150-Year-Old Law
At the end of June, pro-voting groups resurrected the 150-year-old Virginia Readmission Act as the basis for a novel legal challenge to the Virginia Constitution’s lifetime ban on voting for individuals with any felony conviction.
To better understand the dangers posed by the ACE Act, we highlight three of its most harmful provisions, outline the conspiracies or falsehoods behind the measures and compare them to the provisions in the Freedom to Vote Act.
Elected officials, experts, activists and litigants react to the diverging decisions from the recent SCOTUS term.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022-23 term ended on June 30, with the release of the final opinions and the last order list. The term proved to be an important one for democracy, with two landmark voting rights cases and a slew of smaller decisions influencing our elections.
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