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.
The events of Jan. 6 were neither the end of the Trump era nor a precursor to 2024. Instead, they were the continuation of a multi-year plan for Republicans to maintain majority power with a shrinking share of popular support.
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.
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.
From Sec. Hillary Clinton to musical artist John Legend, Democracy Docket published 48 Spotlights this year written by activists, elected officials, experts and more. Today, we take a look back on the voices we heard from in 2021.
Despite evidence that Republicans are preparing to subvert the results of future elections, too many Democrats remain focused on other things. While Republicans are united on a forward-looking strategy to attack democracy, Democrats’ attention is scattered.
Once citizens lose their sense of outrage, democracy is doomed. When we tolerate less free and less fair elections in order to achieve political victories, a vital part of democracy is lost for good.
In today’s piece, we explain what the New York City law actually does, outline the status of non-citizen voting laws in other parts of the country and dive into the implications for democracy and representation.
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.
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