Advocates argue revoking registration of inactive voters reduces fraud but Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter, Rev. Bernice King, says its voter suppression.
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.
Mike Bloomberg’s voting rights plan is to prevent voter suppression on the basis of inactivity, restore felon voting rights and add more federal observers.
In Kentucky people like Ryan Young who were convicted have had their voting rights restored thanks to new legislation. This is happening in more States.
A judge has placed a temporary hold on a North Carolina piece of legislation that required that voters show their photo ID at the ballot box.
Campaign aide tells Trump Republicans have traditionally been the ones suppressing votes, later says he was referring to false allegations against GOP.
Key states like Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio are now battleground for voting access as purges and absentee ballot qualifications loom ahead of 2020 elections.
US Federal Gov warned state election officials Thursday it suspects Russia may focus on voter suppression as a means to interfere in 2020 presidential poll.
The Democratic primary debates are set to have presidential hopefuls pitching their vision to American voters. Here are seven questions they should answer.
Remember Florida’s butterfly ballot and the hanging chad? The 2000 presidential election seems like a distant memory, but leave it to New York to remind us.
Richard Hasen has written a very interesting book, detailing key factors influencing election meltdown in the USA, offering credible solutions.