The Republican state legislators who have introduced these anti-voter bills will be the very same people who try to gerrymander themselves into power during the redistricting process this year.
The disenfranchisement of Washingtonians is one of the most glaring civil rights issues of our time. D.C. statehood is the only way to ensure American citizens living in Washington, D.C. have full access to our democracy.
Every one of us thought Democrats would have a better Election Day than they did. So, what went wrong? There were several factors that may have contributed to polling error in 2020, and there is not a single, definitive answer.
Ultimately, the strength of our democracy depends not on any one voice, company, or state. It’s not enough for the business community to denounce attacks on our democracy — we must also act.
A democracy agenda has to include a renewed focus on these fundamentals. We need to replace voting systems that were purchased after the 2000 election and that are now well past the end of their lifespan.
After hundreds of years of debating and reforming the filibuster, we’ve reached the endgame. Mitch McConnell can posture and grandstand all he likes, but the United States Senate is going to become a majority-rules body.
More than 250 voter suppression proposals already advanced in statehouses this year place our democracy at risk of overthrow by voter suppression. It is time to put an end to this reign of voter suppression.
After two historic elections with record-breaking voter turnout that turned Georgia and the U.S Senate blue, Georgia Republicans openly admit they will do everything in their power to stop it from happening again.
The single reform that would do the most to fight back against the voter suppression efforts is Election Day Registration, which allows eligible voters to register and cast a ballot at the same time on Election Day.
With the For the People Act, this new Congress has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to repair the damage and restore the promise of a government of the people, by the people and for the people.