The time for self-congratulatory advertisements and press statements has passed. If business leaders want to be part of the solution, they need to start flexing their corporate muscle and actually do the work.
The House should be reminded of Fannie Lou Hamer’s courage in 1964. She may have lost that election contest, but she won a valuable tool for fighting voter suppression that is still relevant today.
Republicans are determined to make it even harder to cast a ballot in 2022, despite state election officials pulling off a historic election in the midst of a pandemic with no documented cases of voter fraud in 2021.
Every day the proponents of the Big Lie are speaking louder. If Democrats do not make preventing the Big Lie from becoming a pillar of the state a top priority, we will lose not only elections but our democracy.
The Republican Party is unified in its collaborative efforts to target and suppress voters, and the courts have failed to hold them accountable. Unfortunately, things have not changed as dramatically as the courts had promised.
With H.R.1 and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act stalled in Congress, we asked our contributors to think beyond existing federal legislation and to share other new, bold, voter-centric policy ideas.
This year has seen a historic amount of voter suppression legislation—but there have also been significant reforms and improvements to voting rights, and there is potentially history-making federal legislation on the horizon.
Among the most overlooked, but most important, provisions of the omnibus voter suppression law enacted in Georgia are new provisions that encourage mass challenges and threaten counties that refuse to abide them.
The Republican rejection of majoritarianism did not happen overnight. It is the result of a decision by the Republican Party to fight the demographic shifts in the electorate for more than a decade.
As voting rules and restrictions became more partisan, corporate America has largely tried to ignore the potential controversy, fearful of what standing up for voting rights could mean for their bottom line.