One way to increase the number of voices in our local democracy is to adopt automatic voter registration
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All citizen-led efforts to split or secede one state from the United States have fallen short in modern U.S. history
New York State has not been part of the national campaign to suppress the vote. It already suppresses the vote.
The court dismissed an appeal from the Texas Democratic Party arguing that the state’s political maps were improperly gerrymandered along partisan lines
A great roundup of ongoing campaigns to battle continued discriminatory policies hampering voting for Native Americans
The breadth and depth of Florida’s disenfranchisement of its residents represent a radical departure from the norm
The state Supreme Court is scheduled to take up League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
The betting money is still that the Ohio purge plan will be allowed by the Supreme Court, probably 5-4
A federal court in North Carolina ruled Tuesday that the state will have to quickly redraw its 13 congressional districts
Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Wednesday launched a new drive to become the 51st US state