Jun 01, 2017
Faced with GOP-drawn electoral maps that are rigged against them, Democrats are pouring millions into a campaign to fight back.
May 26, 2017
Lacking even the veneer of bipartisanship, the Kobach Commission represents an assault on basic voting rights.
May 19, 2017
In attempts to undermine democracy, state lawmakers have set their sights on the courts.
Apr 21, 2017
Both states are pursuing new voting restrictions that could have a chilling effect on democracy.
Feb 13, 2017
Thousands in North Carolina protested both state policy and the Trump administration.
Feb 09, 2017
Republicans back a bill to close down the commission that helps states upgrade voting machines.
Feb 03, 2017
State election officials want to see Washington help out with their real issues or get out of their polling booths.
Jan 11, 2017
The Republicans’ quest for a permanent political majority culminated in mammoth voter suppression in 2016. The 2018 midterm election promises both to embolden these efforts and energize resistance.
Dec 23, 2016
Momentum is building on the left to abandon the Electoral College following Donald Trump’s presidential win, but the institution serves to protect democratic interests in the long run.
Dec 20, 2016
A bid by North Carolina’s GOP-controlled legislature to strip power from the state’s incoming Democratic governor has prompted another round of progressive protests and civil disobedience.
Dec 16, 2016
Electors poised to officially install Donald Trump as president face mounting pressure to “go rogue,” but Electoral College scholar Robert Alexander says such lobbying campaigns are becoming par for the course, and wholesale changes in the current system are not likely.
Dec 15, 2016
If nothing else, the Green Party leader’s quixotic recount bid shows that election administration in the U.S. is a colossal mess.
Dec 01, 2016
From “Charity PACs” to soft money, Donald Trump and his GOP allies are just getting started on their campaign to roll back restrictions on moneyed interests.
Nov 23, 2016
Nearly half of eligible voters did not cast a ballot on November 8, and most of them are people the Democratic Party should be targeting.
Nov 10, 2016
Changing demographics, combined with the three-year effort by state Republicans to suppress minority and youth turnout, led to close races.
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