Citizens whose votes have been rejected can resubmit their ballots or vote in person, but advocates say that this puts an undue burden on voters.
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.
Civil rights groups are expressing outrage over a recent Supreme Court ruling that could make it harder for Native Americans in North Dakota to vote.
A law implemented by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is over-stringent, many think. Putting close to 53,000 voters registration on hold.
Here’s a big problem, a BIG problem if you’re on the left: “kids” don’t vote. If more millennials voted, with their tattoos and ironic haircuts the Republicans would be out of business forever. It’s that simple.
States need merely take the inexpensive step of creating an e-signing page that only registered voters can use, with a dashboard showing how many signatures each candidate has at any given time.
Frivolous is the word that judges and lawyers use to shut down disability rights, including the right to vote and the right to be a candidate, not to mention the right to walk on a sidewalk without it being full of snow and ice piles.
Brian Kemp sued by Georgia voting rights advocacy groups for holding more than 50,000 voter registration applications on his gubernatorial campaign.
The disenfranchisement of felons has silenced the voices of such a huge number of citizens that it impacts the balance of power in Florida and beyond.
A campaign of voter suppression is being implemented by Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State, who is also the Republican nominee for governor.
Carol Anderson’s new book takes a close look at the legal history of the meaning of “one person, one vote” in America since Shelby County v. Holder ruling.