In an election where so much was at stake, countless Americans were prevented from making their voices heard because of voter suppression and other Election Day problems.
Each election, survivors of intimate partner violence face unique barriers that can prevent them from voting.
Despite conservative lawmakers’ unwavering attempts to keep people from voting, Americans remain resilient.
Hosts Daniella and Ed chat with Jason Kander, founder of the voting rights advocacy group Let America Vote, about his new book and the Nike ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick.
Voting-eligible Americans detained in jails while awaiting trial are legally allowed to vote—but easily avoidable obstacles often prevent them from doing so.
Senators should demand a U.S. Supreme Court Justice who will protect the right to vote for all Americans.
Voter suppression, as well as a lack of ongoing and meaningful engagement, prevent African Americans from fully participating in the political process.
Discriminatory voting laws and lack of voter engagement prevent Latinx Americans from leveraging their full political power at the polls.
Systemic barriers and voter suppression tactics have contributed to a consistent gap in voter turnout between the AI/AN community and other racial and ethnic groups.
The Asian American community faces a persistent voter turnout disparity—but the barriers can be overcome with appropriate policy efforts.
Voter purges silence Americans at the ballot box, and Ohio’s voter purge case will have important repercussions on the future of voting rights.
Trump’s investigation of American voters is another pretext for further voter suppression, which is already depriving Americans of their right to vote.
Policymakers and advocates must remain vigilant against efforts to suppress voters of color from exercising their constitutional right.
Courts have overturned several state-level voter suppression laws, but the cases should never have been necessary in the first place.
Over his nearly 50 years in the North Carolina state legislator, Rep. Mickey Michaux helped increase voting rights and participation. However, recent efforts in the state are putting these advances at risk.