US voter suppression can be traced back to the country’s early years. An interesting new article looks at this timeline from the Civil War to today.
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.
Postmaster’s recent changes in the USPS raised voter suppression concerns. Rights advocates are suing the service on these grounds.
National guard members have assisted or are set to help in several states, raising concerns over the possibility of voter intimidation [in upcoming polls], report.
Systemic and forcible purges are yet to be eradicated from the U.S. electoral landscape. The DNC unveiled a new plan to combat them.
Voter identification barriers are still prevalent in the U.S. electoral landscape. Trans and non-binary people are the recent victims.
Democrats say voter suppression is one of their biggest concerns going into the November election against President Trump, report.
LeBron James’s significant 2020 political campaign pushes for voter registration, fights voter suppression and call-outs voting restrictions for minorities.
Low voter registration due to coronavirus is likely to affect sections of the electorate little favourable to the GOP but that could have high turnout.
Let America Vote (LAV) fights against voter suppression. It exclusively informed The Hill of its initiative to protect voters during coronavirus.
Voting rights are increasingly being repealed in America through legislation. Civil rights icons are fighting back in Congress.