Mounting evidence…[shows] that public financing amplifies underrepresented voices and makes democracy work better for all Americans.
Minority Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Equal minority voting rights still face significant obstacles including in registering to vote and casting ballots. Attempts to manipulate the law in new ways that will disadvantage minority communities continue nationwide. Also see our sections on American democracy and our articles on the Voter Access, African-American Voting Rights, Latino Voting Rights or Native American Voting.
It may get the most attention, but partisanship is not the only way to measure how fair the country’s new congressional maps are.
Election officials so essential to the functioning of American democracy have increasingly come under attack since the end of 2020.
The Voting Rights Act is linked to the events of Bloody Sunday, what preceded them, and what we as a nation should have learned from them.
The suit charges that diluting Native power violates their voting rights and will handicap tribe members who run for office.
A new wave of power grabs by Georgia’s GOP legislators is threatening to wrest control of key local government bodies from Democrats.
You know the Rubicon has been crossed when the Supreme Court issues a conservative voting rights order so at odds with settled precedent.
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court cleared the way for Alabama’s new congressional district maps that may disenfranchise black voters.
A new ruling in Alabama could provide a boost to black political power in the State that has a strong African American community.
The findings suggest voting by incarcerated people is unlikely to affect electoral outcomes, in contrast to some assumptions.