Using a verdict in an Arizona case, the Supreme Court allowed states more leeway to implement voting restrictions on Thursday.
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.
The Supreme Court Dismantles The Voting Rights Act
Chief Justice John G. Roberts has championed social justice but also presided over the Supreme Court’s attack on the Voting Rights Act.
Senate Republicans Block Debate On Elections Bill
Senate Republicans on Tuesday defeated a massive Democratic package that would overhaul America’s democratic architecture.
How A Congressional Voting Bill Would Impact Higher Ed
If Congress passes the Democratic-led For the People Act voting rights bill, college students across America will almost certainly be affected.
Will Joe Manchin Be A Voting Rights Hero?
Senator Joe Manchin is essentially the swing vote between two opposing ideas for the vote on the For the People Act, thanks to a deadlock.
Juneteenth: A Celebration of the Declaration of Independence
Juneteenth is a reminder that we must never give up no matter how tough or trying the times. This year, it is especially important that we all speak up.
Why Democrats Should Take Manchin’s Voting Rights Deal
Democrats should accept changes to the For the People Act proposed by Sen. Joe Manchin which he says could win his support, expert.
Universal Mail Voting Passed Into Law In Nevada
Nevada has adopted universal mail voting. Election officials have to send out mail ballots to all registered voters before elections.
Texas GOP Release Text of Voter Suppression Bill
SB 7, the omnibus voter suppression bill that legislative GOP have been working on for months, has reached a final version in Texas.
An Election Reform Bill That Could Get GOP Support
Before time runs out, Democrats should devise a backup plan to introduce an electoral reform bill that could get GOP support.