- October 24, 2017And possibly handed him the whole election.
- October 20, 2017Thomas Farr's nomination will move to the floor for a vote by the full Senate.
- December 7, 2015
The fight over who gets to vote in the United States goes back to the founders and continues to this day. The battle for women’s suffrage was hard-fought but even more so was the long, often violent struggle to win the right to vote for African Americans. The passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 resulted in millions of citizens receiving the franchise for the first time, but since then there have been constant ...
- March 24, 2015Disenfranchisement of ex-felons can have a measurable impact on election results.
- March 6, 2015After a surge in voting participation among African-Americans and other groups in 2008, many states enacted new voting restrictions.
- March 6, 2015Since 2010, 16 states have passed voter ID laws and 11 states now have, or will soon have, what are considered “strict” voter identification requirements.
- November 7, 2014Since Republican legislatures implemented new voting restrictions after 2010 and SCOTUS gutted the Voting Rights Act, it’s become easier to buy an election and harder to vote in one.