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How the Courts Failed Us

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.

By Marc Elias

A small "Vote Here" sign sitting on a wooden gavel block with a large looming hand holding a gavel over it, ready to strike

Profiles in Cowardice

Those of us who care about democracy can no longer afford to rely on the type of prideful political courage Kennedy described in 1955. We must go further to display our own political courage by tackling these grave problems.

By Marc Elias

The face of an elephant with his trunk ripping through a Pennsylvania general election ballot, leaving a gaping hole in the ballot

We Are Not Done Yet

More than 50 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that eligible citizens have a constitutional right to vote and “to have their votes counted.” Now more than ever, we must fight to ensure every vote is counted.

By Marc Elias

A divided U.S. Supreme Court stretched across two ballots, one ballot is tinted red and the other is tinted blue

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