Law prevents individuals convicted of a serious crime from voting – even after they’ve done their time
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.
Pivotal vote could not only tip the balance of power but strengthen Native American voices in lawmaking
*As “Black Panther” continues to break box office records, the Movement for Black Lives is using the
Was evolving authority to state governments a response to the rise of Black political empowerment in American cities?
Observers say change would discourage some ethnic minorities from participating and undermine data accuracy
A federal judge just struck down Florida’s scheme for disenfranchising convicted felons
Barriers to voting are not unusual for the more than 35 million voting-age Americans with disabilities
Former Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal became the nation’s first Sikh attorney general
New York State has not been part of the national campaign to suppress the vote. It already suppresses the vote.
A great roundup of ongoing campaigns to battle continued discriminatory policies hampering voting for Native Americans