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.
The Republican Party is attempting to secure and retain political control by manipulating how votes are to cast, where those votes count and whether they even count at all.
President Biden said, “This is the moment to decide to defend our elections, to defend our democracy.” The Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act is the law we need at this moment. History will be watching.
In state capitals around the country, right-wing lawmakers are preparing to decide the 2024 presidential election. The GOP knows that if they can maintain control of key state legislatures this November, they can capture the White House in 2024 — no matter what voters say.
As the chief elections officer of California, a lifelong advocate of voting rights and as a daughter of the Jim Crow South whose parents fought for their right to vote, I’m calling on Democratic leaders to act boldly on behalf of our most sacred American value.
The Senate being the Senate and Republicans being Republicans, it was always going to come down to this: Democrats alone need to save democracy. The time is now. There is no time left to waste.
2021 saw an unprecedented attack on the right to vote. But at the same time, many states took steps to make voting easier. Here’s a roundup of positive voting reforms this year you may have missed.