As states gear up for elections, actors seeking to suppress votes — and those fighting back — are similarly ramping up their activity. In June we can expect multiple courtroom hearings and potential decisions affecting voting rights in at least eight states.
It should come as no surprise that Republicans in states across the country are already applying Trump’s 2020 blueprint to 2022 and 2024.
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 design can have significant impacts on elections — on whether ballots are rejected, whether individuals undervote, overvote or who they vote for.
Used as a tool to silence communities and strip them of their power, felony disenfranchisement has no place in our democracy.
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.
Across the country, “Big Lie” election deniers are running for secretary of state. In Arizona, Georgia, Michigan and Nevada, the candidates running to become their state’s chief elections officers are building their platforms on unsubstantiated and dangerous claims.
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.
As November inches closer, the midterm elections will be the center of attention, and it’s important to remember that young people have power.
April lawsuits bring May court activity! Over the course of May we can expect multiple courtroom hearings and potential decisions on voting rights and district lines in over 10 states.