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When Virginians vote next week, they’ll have a chance to overthrow a Republican regime that governed through gerrymandering. Read more

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Grassroots organizers and civil rights groups banded together to stop Texas officials from denying the franchise to voters of color. Read more

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If they can't win, they try to rig the game. Read more

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Carol Anderson on voter suppression and Jim Crow 2.0 Read more

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Voters will consider close to two dozen ballot initiatives to fix the broken political process and open up democracy this fall, but GOP legislators are moving to rig the system still further. Read more

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Through local action, Democrats this November have a chance to untilt the playing field in every state that now has an extreme partisan gerrymander.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Voter-suppression tactics can create transportation challenges, especially for young people and minorities. Read more

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How hard-won expansion of voting possibilities could raise turnout, boost the wave—and help our democracy Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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With post-census redistricting just a few years away, states have the opportunity to enact reforms that prevent the most egregious gerrymandering. Read more

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In every state with an extreme partisan gerrymander, there’s a potential solution in the state itself. Read more

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Voter purges are on the rise, thanks to a right-wing campaign to “clean up” voter rolls in places where Democrats and voters of color would be hardest hit. Read more

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Voter suppression doesn’t always work, as Democrats learned in Alabama, but Republicans will be back—and they have some new tricks up their sleeves. Read more

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Democrats need a landslide in order to overcome GOP gerrymanders. Read more

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Trump’s “election integrity” commission has sucked all the air out of the room, but the real work of securing the nation’s voting system is happening far outside the Beltway. Read more

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With extreme gerrymanders on the rise, it is time for the Supreme Court—and the states—to curb a practice that has gotten out of control. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The 2018 midterms will hinge on whether Democrats can register and turn out single women, millennials, and minorities. Read more

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It’s easy to reject racism when it waves a torch or a Nazi banner. But what about when it wears a suit and tie? Read more

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