A stunning twist of event primaries held on the 22 of May in Georgia ended up with a Republican victory but with a total confusion over who the Republican state House victor is.
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.
Plaintiffs in Schmitt v Husted are challenging a seemingly arrogated prerogative by Ohio election officials to decide on what initiative to put on ballot.
Federal Civil Rights Commission finds voting rights under attack. Vanita Gupta, issued An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States.
There are thousands of Arizonans who think they are registered to vote this year, but they are no longer in the system says the League of Women Voters.
U.S. federal prosecutors have subpoenaed millions of pages of voter records for the eastern half of North Carolina.
Many people with felony convictions are unfairly prohibited from voting, and the worst state for this is Florida. Comedian John Oliver explains.
Today’s decision recognizes the growing presence of Puerto Rican voters and their right to fully participate in elections that would impact their future.
In a new twist, the Justice Department is demanding that millions of voter records in North Carolina be handed to federal authorities.
Republican and Democratic backed candidates in Kentucky are battling over signature requirements in local elections and the candidate backed by the Democrats could get knocked off the ballot.
This podcast, part of the podcast series Bridging Our Divide, gave me a chance to talk about power, voting, identity politics and my experience in Philadelphia. Let me know what you think!