Senate Democrats who understand the ongoing threats to democracy know that there are a few options on the table, but they all require one course of action: filibuster reform. Today, we review what those changes could look like.
Despite evidence that Republicans are preparing to subvert the results of future elections, too many Democrats remain focused on other things. While Republicans are united on a forward-looking strategy to attack democracy, Democrats’ attention is scattered.
Once citizens lose their sense of outrage, democracy is doomed. When we tolerate less free and less fair elections in order to achieve political victories, a vital part of democracy is lost for good.
In today’s piece, we explain what the New York City law actually does, outline the status of non-citizen voting laws in other parts of the country and dive into the implications for democracy and representation.
Discussing the threats to democracy without reference to partisanship is like describing Jim Crow without referring to race. States don’t enact voter suppression laws in a vacuum — Republican politicians enact these laws over the objections of Democrats.
Georgia Republicans used the 2021 redistricting process to try to maintain their political control in the state. But while the new districts bolster Republicans in the short term, Republicans face an uphill battle against the broader trends changing the state.
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.