Oregon’s first election with automatic voter registration suggests it may be transformative for youth voter participation.
Documentary proof of citizenship requirements and illegal voter purges are voter suppression measures aimed at keeping eligible Americans from participating in elections and having their voices heard.
Watch this video to find out how Oregon modernized its voting system and increased voter participation.
This report presents a demographic and geographic portrait of how Oregon's automatic voter registration system expanded the electorate and registered hundreds of thousands of eligible citizens to vote.
Michele and Igor chat with Melissa Harris-Perry about the role of cable news in the 2016 election, the history of black women resisting in America, and the importance of making structural change.
The economy is not producing access to a good, stable middle-class life for people who do not go to college. On prudential and ethical grounds, progressives must do more to create decent job opportunities and secure family situations for all working people facing difficult economic conditions not within their control.
Congress cannot punt its duty to investigate Russia’s interference in our election.
Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.
Here's what we know about President-elect Trump's troubling ties to the Russian government.
With the help of President-elect Trump’s Cabinet appointees, Exxon Mobil is seizing power and profit through the incoming administration.
This year’s judicial elections saw nearly $20 million in spending, and organizations funded by secret money played an important role.
The United States will need to engage Russia, and the incoming Trump administration must determine if it will challenge Russia where necessary.
Congress must act because of Trump’s refusal to even consider Russian involvement in hacks of the 2016 presidential election.
Manipulated election maps undermine the basic tenets of healthy democracy, including fair representation and government accountability. Redistricting procedures should be reformed to ensure a system of representative politics.
This past Election Day, voters approved democracy reform proposals in 12 states through ballot initiatives to fight corruption and empower citizens.