The year 2023 was up and down for voting rights and democracy. Voters scored two major wins at the U.S. Supreme Court, but saw Republicans enact restrictive voting policies throughout the country.
Millions of Americans with disabilities face numerous barriers to the battle box, and Republican legislatures are only making the problem worse.
Increasingly, organizers, politicians and political parties are recognizing that the South isn’t inherently or irrevocably Republican — more aptly, the South’s voters are suppressed.
From private funding of elections to the redistricting process and hand counting, here are some lingering and new democracy myths to be debunked this holiday season.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is holding oral argument in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s Assembly and Senate maps.
Under lesser known provisions of the Voting Rights Act, a series of new federal lawsuits — from Washington to North Carolina — challenge voting laws that disenfranchise citizens across the country.
Following a conspiracy-laden article, nine Republican-led states departed from ERIC without any sufficient plan to replace it.
Since 2020, Republicans across the country have fought to make election records, normally reserved for professional auditors and experts, available via public record request. It’s a part of the growing threat of election vigilantism and voter challenges.
After failing to stop Proposal 2 before it got on the ballot, Republicans are attacking the now enacted proposal once again, this time with a new lawsuit.
After a lawsuit is given the green light to proceed in Idaho, seven lawsuits are now seeking to strike down suppressive laws targeting youth voters.