Thanksgiving might mean spending time with relatives who have very different political views. Here are five myths you might hear at the Thanksgiving table this year and some facts you can use to combat them.
Americans have drawn congressional districts in a very similar fashion since the 18th century. But the way we currently draw maps isn’t the only way to redistrict. In today’s piece, we’ll go over different methods of redistricting and the impact they can have on fair maps.
One aspect of politics that has been getting a lot of attention this year is redistricting and gerrymandering. While redistricting commissions are often pointed to as a solution to gerrymandering, there are other, more radical ways to address gerrymandering.
With more than half of states approving new maps or actively considering proposals, redistricting is well underway throughout the country. Here’s a recap of what’s happened so far that you might have missed.
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.
Last week was the anniversary of Trump’s election defeat and the beginning of the Big Lie. But today I’m thinking of a different anniversary — the five-year anniversary of how our national nightmare began.
Today, we look at the history of felony disenfranchisement laws, how they have developed over the past few decades and the legal environment surrounding them to get a better understanding of the path forward for reform.
We’re not going to sugarcoat it — this year’s elections were not what Democrats hoped for, with Republicans outperforming expectations in many races. Here is a recap of the most notable results from Election Day 2021.
2022 will be the first major national election of President Biden’s presidency — and the first national elections since Trump tried to subvert American democracy. Here are three things that are at stake for democracy in 2022.
In this piece, we walk through the steps to take these last few days before Election Day to make sure your voice gets heard. Once you figure out your own voting plan, we outline important actions to help others get out and vote.
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