Florida voters who died from Covid-19 were lifelong Republicans who consistently voted in primaries and general elections before the virus killed them.
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.
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court cleared the way for Alabama’s new congressional district maps that may disenfranchise black voters.
Black voters’ postal ballots were rejected at four times the rate of white voters’ mail ballots, according to Washington State auditors.
2021 was, unfortunately, a banner year for new barriers to the right to vote. Among these egregious voter suppression laws, 5 stand out.
The new accounts show that Trump was directly involved than previously known in proposals to use national security agencies to seize voting machines.
After Georgia’s GOP-led legislature passed law restricting mail voting disenfranchisement by rejected mail ballot applications rose.
A Harris County man of 95 fears new voting laws may prevent him from voting by absentee ballot for the first time in his lifetime.
Battling at the state level — on a tidal wave of proposed new voter-suppression laws — could well determine the course of [US] democracy.
The voting rights showdown may be over in the Senate for now. But the issue is still smoldering in a stretch of Northeast Georgia countryside.
Significant barriers and inconvenient aspects of voter registration and voting at college prevent students from going to the polls.