Poll watchers play a role in our elections just as vital as that of the workers running a precinct. But poll watchers can be misused to interfere with voting — a possibility made more likely by recently-passed Republican laws.
Ballot design can have significant impacts on elections — on whether ballots are rejected, whether individuals undervote, overvote or who they vote for.
Used as a tool to silence communities and strip them of their power, felony disenfranchisement has no place in our democracy.
The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court produced a report on the history, constitutionality and logistical considerations of SCOTUS reforms. We explore three main reforms and their path forward in Congress.
Ballot measures are an integral part of policymaking in many states, giving citizens an opportunity to vote directly on new laws. Here are the ballot measures that affect democracy and voting that have made it on the ballot so far this year.
Across the country, “Big Lie” election deniers are running for secretary of state. In Arizona, Georgia, Michigan and Nevada, the candidates running to become their state’s chief elections officers are building their platforms on unsubstantiated and dangerous claims.
After the 2020 election, states had very different responses to the changes the pandemic caused for voting. Here’s how states used the lessons of the pandemic to restrict — or expand — voting.
As November inches closer, the midterm elections will be the center of attention, and it’s important to remember that young people have power.
Today, we’re taking a look at where things stand in redistricting litigation — where maps could change before 2022 and where litigation could impact the maps used in 2024 and beyond.
“The core purpose of the Justice Department is to protect civil rights and civil liberties, and the fundamental element of that is the right to vote,” Garland said. But is the DOJ living up to that promise?