Thanksgiving might mean spending time with relatives who have very different political views. Here are five myths you might hear at the Thanksgiving table this year and some facts you can use to combat them.
Oregon was the first state to conduct elections exclusively by mail. This policy change, made possible by a citizens’ ballot initiative, has revolutionized democratic participation in our state and helped us make elections more accessible.
In today’s piece, we explain how we reached the point where a state may need to enact its own voting rights act and break down how Virginia’s landmark law protects voters — an important lesson for other states.
Last week was the anniversary of Trump’s election defeat and the beginning of the Big Lie. But today I’m thinking of a different anniversary — the five-year anniversary of how our national nightmare began.
Today, we look at the history of felony disenfranchisement laws, how they have developed over the past few decades and the legal environment surrounding them to get a better understanding of the path forward for reform.
We’re not going to sugarcoat it — this year’s elections were not what Democrats hoped for, with Republicans outperforming expectations in many races. Here is a recap of the most notable results from Election Day 2021.
A Supreme Court decision further eroded the VRA by upholding an Arizona law that disqualifies ballots cast by voters at any poll site other than the one assigned — a technicality that has been shown to disproportionately impact minority communities.
2022 will be the first major national election of President Biden’s presidency — and the first national elections since Trump tried to subvert American democracy. Here are three things that are at stake for democracy in 2022.
In this piece, we walk through the steps to take these last few days before Election Day to make sure your voice gets heard. Once you figure out your own voting plan, we outline important actions to help others get out and vote.
In today’s piece, we’re highlighting some of the measures up for approval — including significant voting expansions in New York and constitutional amendments that would create new rights for citizens of several states.
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