Nevada has adopted universal mail voting. Election officials have to send out mail ballots to all registered voters before elections.
Voting Rights Act articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Voting Rights Act was a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that prohibits discrimination in voting. It was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Also see our section on American democracy as well as our articles on African-American voting rights, Voter Access, and Racism.
SB 7, the omnibus voter suppression bill that legislative GOP have been working on for months, has reached a final version in Texas.
Before time runs out, Democrats should devise a backup plan to introduce an electoral reform bill that could get GOP support.
Jimmie Lee Jackson is little more than a footnote in time but it was his death and blood that gave us the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) have proposed reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act with bipartisan support.
Members of a House panel debating the future of a law gutted by the conservative Supreme Court largely followed party lines.
The Census – and what it means for the next 10 years – was one of the major factors influencing the voting rights environment.
Voting rights have hit several milestones since America’s founding days when it was limited to white male property owners.
For the past decades, Republicans across our nation have been engaged in a systematic, and modern era attempt at Interposition and Nullification.
In the interchange between the national census and redistricting, the census is expected to lead to electoral maps that ensure equal voting rights.