According to a Penn report, errors in cleaning voter rolls in Wisconsin in 2017 and 2018 overwhelmingly impacted minority voters.
Voter Suppression articles on Democracy Chronicles
Voter suppression is an illegal strategy to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing people from exercising their right to vote. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on Voter Turnout and Voter Access.
House Resolution 1 led by the Democrats, aims to strike down hurdles to voting, partisan gerrymandering and big money in politics.
There literally is a “redistricting war” in the U.S will all sorts of fronts. The next front is expected to be who will be counted as voter.
Georgia’s reaction to 2020 election marred by Trump’s false fraud claims has been to tighten voting rights but this is not good for Georgia.
Republican-led legislatures are advancing bills that would make it more difficult to pass citizen-initiated ballot measures.
GOP-led Arizona has tabled 19 bills, the most in the country, that would override the will of voters and place restrictions on votes.
Not up to 100 days since Biden took office the Republican-led state of Georgia is voting a law that directly targets black voters.
Even during times of national stress, America’s structural shortcomings have a disproportionate impact on populations of color.
The many federal laws passed over the last 70 years to promote equal rights to vote hide a bitter reality: worsening voting discrimination.
Concerns over voting rights in Texas as governor takes direct aim at elections citing “integrity” despite no evidence for fraud in last election.