This will be a short post because I just got my second vaccine shot and I am wiped out. But, this story is just too important not to bring to your attention. Here at Political Charge, we care about voting… Read More ›
Big Business Comes Out in Support of Voting Rights
The companies that came out in support of voting rights … and those that didn’t
The States Racing to Copy Georgia
Georgia isn’t the only state that has passed a restrictive voting law this year. Plus, learn which states are coming up on Georgia’s heels.
Voting Rights Update: Now 47 States Are Working to Suppress the Vote
Some good news and bad news in the fight for voting rights.
The Week’s Best Cartoons 3/27
Editorial cartoonists cover the big news stories from the past week.
Georgia’s Voter Suppression Law is Only the Beginning
Last night, the Georgia governor signed an elections bill into law that amounts to nothing less than voter suppression. Here’s what we can do about it.
The Week’s Best Cartoons 3/13
A roundup of editorial cartoons covering this past week’s top news stories.
Is There Any Good News About Voting Rights?
There is an outright assault on voting rights across the country right now. But, there is also some good news regarding voting, so let’s look at that.
We Must Protect Voting Rights In Our Own States
Protecting voting rights needs to happen at both the federal and the state level. Here’s what’s happening in the states and how we can protect access to the ballot.
Let’s Get the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act Passed
A 2013 Supreme Court decision opened the door for voter suppression, and Republicans took full advantage. To counteract them, we must pass a new Voting Rights Act.
3 Reasons You Need to Pay Attention to the Republicans in Your Home State
Most of the national news focuses on politics in DC, but it’s really important to pay attention to what’s happening in your state legislature. Bad behavior by the GOP is growing there.
The 1 Number Every Voter Must Have
You may run into trouble at the polls, or you may get an urgent text from a friend who is having trouble. You’ll want to save this number so you know what to do if your vote is in danger of not being counted.
Fighting Too Many Fires Gets You Burned
There are so many major news stories fighting for our attention and activism right now. It’s easy to feel scattershot. The answer is to focus.
What You Need to Know About the Newest Organization Tackling Voter Suppression
More help for the 2020 election just arrived. Whether or not you follow professional basketball, you’ve likely heard of LeBron James. He’s easily the best player right now (he’s been the league MVP four times), and he’s always in contention… Read More ›
Georgia Voters Get Help From an Unusual Source
Georgia’s primary election earlier this month was nothing short of an “unmitigated disaster,” as Stacey Abrams put it. Particularly in Atlanta, with a population that is 51% African-American, there were unacceptably long lines, voting machine errors, and a multitude of… Read More ›
What Can We Do About Long Voting Lines?
Do you believe that every voter should be able to vote in 30 minutes or less? I do. But yet, once again, we were faced with photo after photo of impossibly long lines at polling stations in both Georgia and… Read More ›
29 States Trying to Expand Voting Rights in 2020
Republicans are doing everything in their power to make voting as difficult as possible. The gutting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 a few years ago doesn’t help. That said, there are other remedies and it is really important that we… Read More ›
The Latest in Voting Rights in the States
Always assume that your voting rights are under attack. The best way to counteract it is to pay attention and also be on the offensive. Here’s what’s going on in a handful of states–some of it is good news, and… Read More ›
Let’s Honor MLK By Fighting Voter Suppression
Last week, Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter Bernice King said that she’d be honoring her father on this holiday by fighting voter suppression. Count me in. Please don’t quote #MLK on #MLKDay, then suppress the vote and support systemic oppression… Read More ›
Voter Purges Speed Up Under the Republicans
Since the Supreme Court struck down a crucial section of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, voter suppression has surged. The latest affected are the voters in Wisconsin and Georgia. Wisconsin In Wisconsin, a lawsuit filed by a conservative group… Read More ›