An analysis from three advocacy groups shows New York City’s plan for early voting in 2020 national elections is grossly inadequate .
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.
Governor Steve Sisolak has signed a bill into law that removes barriers to voting on Native American reservations and colonies.
Voter suppression and Russian interference are some of the greatest barriers to minority voting in 2020, the National Urban League said.
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the “shame” he felt that some white people “kind of looked the other way during these lynching incidents.”
Voter ID law and manipulated legislative boundaries are among ways Native Americans’ votes are diluted in Dakotas, a U.S. House panel was told on Tuesday.
For first time, about 1,150 Native Americans residing at Reno-Sparks Indian Colony near Reno voted in 2018 election at polling place on their reservation.
In 2016 a consortium of researchers from across U.S. participated in a large study of polling places lines and dynamics in the November general election.
A U.S. House of Representatives committee has voted to issue subpoenas to Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
Chicago will become the largest U.S. city to elect a black woman as mayor. The winner will join seven other black women currently serving as mayors.
There are a number of significant challenges that could result in an under count of the 2020 census, particularly in states as diverse as New York.