Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) has introduced Senate Bill 2038, requiring election officials to use hand-marked paper ballots.
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In addition to citizens on probation, advocates now want Connecticut legislators to extend voting rights to people on parole as well.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced on Wednesday that a bill requiring a photo ID for a provisional ballot would be signed into law.
New Mexico’s new legislation, HB 231, puts in place significant protections, guaranteeing access to the ballot box on native lands.
University of Washington new study looks at how the “massive lie” about a rigged election sparked the January 6 Capitol insurgency.
New report discusses legislative procedure for counting electoral votes in light of the controversy after the 2020 presidential election.
New York City’s Campaign Finance Board recently awarded an unprecedented $37 million in matching funds to candidates for public office.
Tishaura Jones, Treasurer of St. Louis, Missouri and Cara Spencer, the Alderwoman, advanced from the primary for Mayor on March 2, 2021.
A detailed plan reimagining civic education shows a way toward a healthy American democracy at a time of deep polarization.
According to a Penn report, errors in cleaning voter rolls in Wisconsin in 2017 and 2018 overwhelmingly impacted minority voters.
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Haiti is once again nearing a new constitution. The ongoing constitutional reform drive, which began in 2020, lacks universal support.
As 2020 came to an end, protestors across South Asia, demanded redress of systemic sexual harassment against women and children.
The annual gap between losses and gains increased in 2020, and less than a quarter of the world’s population now live in free countries.
Following the death of a writer in a high-security prison on February 25, protesters took to the streets of Bangladesh’s capital.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders’ report predicts little improvement in the safety of human rights defenders.
Individuals and unregistered civic movements in politics and receiving foreign funding can now be labeled “foreign agents” in Russia, new law.
Belarusian journalist Katsiaryna Barysevich has been jailed to six months and a fine over her coverage of protests in the country
For more than 90% of India’s population, digital literacy is almost non-existent. This situation is fuelling the fake news problem in India.
The lack of access to sufficient funding from their parties and external networks is a major obstacle to women participation in politics.
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations but for female journalists the odds are much worse.
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- Thai Marchers Link Their Democracy Cause to Myanmar Protests
- French Citizens’ Convention ‘Direct Democracy’ Designed to Fail
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- Why Using Voter ID in British Elections Will Harm Democracy
- Dozens Detained In Crackdown At Kazakhstan Opposition Rallies
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