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A roundup of recent voting rights news from around the country.
Oh, the power of voting locally. Since the 2016 election, left-leaning voters in Virginia have been fired up, and have been winning state legislative (and executive) seats. They made huge gains in 2017 and then finally flipped both chambers of… Read More ›
The assault on voting rights in Wisconsin has been devastatingly effective. The 2010 elections, which ushered in a ton of Republicans and Tea Party types across the country, ended up being a nightmare for Wisconsin. Since 1999, Democrats had always… Read More ›
Having Black Friday and Cyber Monday right after a holiday where we’re supposed to be thankful for what we have has never sat quite right with me, but I am a big fan of Giving Tuesday. Let’s celebrate a day… Read More ›
Voter suppression is real. Spread the Vote sprang up to tackle the barriers that Republican politicians have put up around voting, by helping citizens get the ID they need to vote. While they work nationally, they have dedicated teams in… Read More ›
Poll watchers, sometimes known as election observers, are the people who watch over the activities at polling locations on election days. Their job is to report any voting/registration irregularities to the proper authorities and ensure that all votes are counted… Read More ›
The act of voting is a centerpiece of our American democracy. But before you can vote, you must be registered to vote. A conservative estimate from the Pew Charitable Trusts indicated that just over 1 in 5 eligible Americans are… Read More ›