Thousands of Georgians had their registrations put on hold and weren’t sure if they’d be able to vote. Some voters were wrongly flagged as non-citizens; others had their ballots rejected because poll workers told them they had the wrong ID. Hundreds of polling places were shuttered before the election, and other precincts had four-hour lines. Absentee ballots were rejected because of signature mismatches or other minor errors.
- April 8, 2020Voting rights. The Republican Party “would rather try to keep people from voting than lose,” David Daley tells Bill. Daley is a reporter who has written extensively about gerrymandering and voting rights — and fired up a generation of activists fighting for free and fair elections.
- October 24, 2017And possibly handed him the whole election.
- August 4, 2015Our democracy is threatened when voting becomes a wedge issue between the parties.
- November 5, 2014A quick look at the numbers shows that in several key races the margin of victory came very close to the likely margin of disenfranchisement.
- October 20, 2014When the Supreme Court fails to protect our elections from partisan and racially motivated manipulation, the burden may fall disproportionately on some, but we will all pay.
- October 12, 2014 | Updated October 19, 2014As we approach the midterm election, here's a roundup of some of the the latest legal developments.
- October 16, 2013Why the voter registration strategy being implemented in Arizona and Kansas will disenfranchise thousands of voters.