On Thursday, two ranking U.S. Senators introduced the Accessible Voting Act, which would support state and local efforts to improve voter accessibility.
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.
All states should adopt automatic voter registration, expand mail-in voting and use new auditing practices for accuracy of vote counts, bipartisan panel.
Although Incirlik Airmen may be away from their home state they still have the ability to register and/or submit an absentee ballot this 2020 voting season.
Mike Bloomberg’s voting rights plan is to prevent voter suppression on the basis of inactivity, restore felon voting rights and add more federal observers.
This book explores the consequences of lowering the voting age to 16 from a global perspective.
Study on the effects of voting costs—specifically, distance to polling location—using geographic discontinuities.
Native Americans feel like they don’t count. And they might not be wrong — they are the most undercounted group on the U.S. census.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame former front man for Talking Heads is promoting getting out the vote during his Broadway production.
A federal court said Thursday that it will, at least temporarily, block North Carolina from requiring photo ID at the polls next year.
Key states like Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio are now battleground for voting access as purges and absentee ballot qualifications loom ahead of 2020 elections.