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.
Reformers hoped Virginia’s new redistricting commission, approved by voters last year, would ensure fair political maps. But rather than draw fair maps, the commission failed to draw any maps at all.
In today’s piece, we examine the history of expanding executive power, how the Protecting Our Democracy Act reforms the balance of power in the federal government and how it fits into a larger movement to protect democracy.
In today’s piece, we’re highlighting some of the measures up for approval — including significant voting expansions in New York and constitutional amendments that would create new rights for citizens of several states.
Republicans have an election fraud problem. No matter how hard they look, they can’t seem to find any. Republican legislatures across the country have enacted new voting laws aimed at making ordinary activities illegal, thereby manufacturing fraud where none exists.