Features related to vote

  • July 12, 2013

    Gary May connects the challenges faced by civil rights marchers in the 1960s with the challenges many voters are once again facing today. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Marty Kaplan discusses media distractions that keep us from focusing on inequality, and Gary May puts American voting rights in historical context. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2013 | Blog

    A new study contends that the percentage of black males who voted is even higher than the Census reported. Voter turnout figures look a lot different when you take felony convictions into account. Continue reading

  • January 17, 2013 | Blog
    These days the Senate needs a supermajority to get anything done. So it doesn't get much done.
  • November 5, 2012 | On Democracy

    Senior Writer Michael Winship reminds us — as Sandy did as well — why voting indeed matters. Continue reading

  • August 3, 2012 | Moyers & Company

    Bill talks with Keesha Gaskins and Michael Waldman of the Brennan Center for Justice about how voter ID laws enable voting suppression. Continue reading

  • August 3, 2012 | Moyers & Company

    Bill talks to Keesha Gaskins and Michael Waldman of the Brennan Center for Justice about new election laws that keep the young, elderly, minorities and the poor from voting. Continue reading

  • August 2, 2012 | Moyers & Company

    In this preview, Bill talks with Keesha Gaskins and Michael Waldman of the Brennan Center for Justice about how voter ID laws enable voting suppression. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

  • July 31, 2012 | Moyers & Company

    Representatives from the Brennan Center for Justice rebut claims that getting voter ID is easy and “free” for anyone who needs it. Continue reading

  • October 31, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

    Just prior to the 2008 election, Bill explains why voting is “the hope that sustains one generation to the next” with many personal and historical examples to make his case. Continue reading