Democrats are challenging a law that requires candidates belonging to the party of the current governor to be listed first on the ballot.
Voter Access articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section of DC focuses on voter access: a vitally important aspect of democracy concerned with ease of voting and the various barriers in the way. Voter ID, Compulsory Voting and Felon Voting are just some of the hot button issues highlighted here. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
Starting in 2020 North Carolina voters will have to show identification when voting. Voters approved the amendment in November.
Even as our national focus has turned towards cyber threats, vulnerabilities in our election systems abound like outdated voting machines.
Like many other formerly incarcerated people, Jovan Jackson could only sit and watch as politicians campaigned on hazardous policies that affected him.
On November 6, 2018, nearly 65 percent of Florida voters resoundingly approved Amendment 4, restoring voting rights to over a million of citizens.
LEOs are the stewards of our democracy, but oftentimes they are left out of important conversations about the future of our elections nationwide.
Court challenge to 2017 law that changes voting in Iowa begins before a judge.Trial focused on portions that require a voter to show an ID before voting.
In its June 25, 2013 ruling in Shelby County v. Holder, the Court struck down with a 5-4 majority a provision of the Voting Rights Act.
Georgia lawmakers are looking into the possibility of allowing some non-violent felony offenders to vote, reviewing “reintegrating persons into society”.
Former state and federal prisoners, including those on parole, would have the right to vote in California, approved by an Assembly committee.