Could Section 3 of the 14th Amendment keep Donald Trump off the ballot in 2024? So far, the novel legal challenges against a handful of Republican lawmakers have far from settled the debates around the clause’s use in future elections.
This November, there are 36 gubernatorial seats on the ballot. Republican candidates in Arizona, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and elsewhere have indicated a willingness to subvert election results in future contests.
As states gear up for elections, actors seeking to suppress votes — and those fighting back — are similarly ramping up their activity. In June we can expect multiple courtroom hearings and potential decisions affecting voting rights in at least eight states.
There are thousands of state court judges — but how do people become judges in the state court systems? Here, we break down how states select judges and the implications these methods may have.
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 design can have significant impacts on elections — on whether ballots are rejected, whether individuals undervote, overvote or who they vote for.
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.
Across the country, “Big Lie” election deniers are running for secretary of state. In Arizona, Georgia, Michigan and Nevada, the candidates running to become their state’s chief elections officers are building their platforms on unsubstantiated and dangerous claims.
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.
Today, we’re taking a look at where things stand in redistricting litigation — where maps could change before 2022 and where litigation could impact the maps used in 2024 and beyond.