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 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.
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.
Growing numbers of Republican-controlled states have enacted bans on private money in elections. But rather than make our elections more secure, these bans increase the risk our elections are underfunded.
After months of hearing Republicans cry fraud in parking lots, in legislative chambers and on Fox News, judges are now asking, “where’s the fraud?”
The 2020 election was safe, secure and led to record turnout nationwide. Yet, red state after red state enacted new voter suppression laws in 2021. Today, we’re checking in with those laws, catching up on what’s happened and what to expect.
Arizona has passed a new law reestablishing a proof of citizenship requirement for all voters that likely runs afoul of a U.S. Supreme Court Ruling and could endanger the voting rights of thousands of otherwise eligible Arizonans.
Florida is creating a law enforcement agency to investigate election crimes. In red states across the country, new laws have made it a civil or criminal offense to conduct much of the benign, but often important, work surrounding voting.
As we celebrate Presidents’ Day 2022, we’re taking a look at four key inflection points for voting rights when the head of state either stepped up or was unable to meet the moment.
What started as a Trump-led attack in 2020 has turned into an all-out Republican war on drop boxes, a cornerstone of their coordinated strategy to stop people from voting.
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