voting rights

This Week: Michigan Redistricting Reform Gets A Victory In Court

This Week: Michigan Redistricting Reform Gets A Victory In Court

Judge Rules Michigan Can Begin Implementing Redistricting Reform: A GOP-appointed federal judge last week rejected Republican’s request that the court block the...

Misinformation Efforts Over Kentucky Election Could Be Playbook for 2020

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This Week: Trump Admin. Effort To Collect Citizenship Data Chugs Along

This Week: Trump Admin. Effort To Collect Citizenship Data Chugs Along

Census Case Fallout Continues. When it comes to the Trump administration’s efforts to use the census to boost Republicans, it...
Fact Check: Amy Klobuchar Falsely Claims ‘Voting Purges’ Caused Stacey Abrams to Lose Georgia Election

Fact Check: Amy Klobuchar Falsely Claims ‘Voting Purges’ Caused Stacey Abrams to Lose Georgia Election

During the fifth 2020 Democrat presidential primary debate on Wednesday night, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) claimed that Stacey Abrams would have won the gubernatorial election in Georgia if not for
This Week: Judge To Consider New Evidence In Census Sanctions Dispute

This Week: Judge To Consider New Evidence In Census Sanctions Dispute

Judge Looking At New Evidence In Census Sanctions Issue: The new evidence that the House Oversight Committee turned up in...
This Week: New Info On Deceased Gerrymandering Expert’s Efforts In Failed Census Change

This Week: New Info On Deceased Gerrymandering Expert’s Efforts In Failed Census Change

The Census Case Sanctions Litigation Might Be Getting A Little Hotter: House Democrats released a report this week on what...

Online Voting is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Casting votes over the internet—at least for anything more important than a Twitter poll—is not secure. “This level of secrecy hardly inspires confidence.” This is not a controversial position. In

Voting Can Be Hard. If You’re Homeless, It’s Nearly Impossible.

Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network or A-Span is a one-stop shop, offering shelter, meals, and medical services to people who are homeless in Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC.
GOP Official Already Floating Delegitimizing Beshear’s Win In Kentucky

GOP Official Already Floating Delegitimizing Beshear’s Win In Kentucky

Before state Attorney General Andy Beshear (D) took the stage to thank his supporters and celebrate his razor-thin victory in...
Newly redrawn voting districts hand Virginia Democrats a sweeping victory

Newly redrawn voting districts hand Virginia Democrats a sweeping victory

The district were redrawn to correct racial gerrymandering, and Democrats won.

The Right to Vote Won Big on Tuesday

Tuesday night was a big night for Democrats, but it may prove to be an even bigger night for voting rights. Voters in three states chose candidates and policies that could result in expanded access to
The Center of the Fight Over Whose Votes Count Is in Georgia

The Center of the Fight Over Whose Votes Count Is in Georgia

Provisional ballots are supposed to be a failsafe. Instead, they’re just one part of a convoluted system keeping marginalized communities from exercising the right to vote.
Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns

Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns

Election technology experts are raising serious security concerns about mobile voting systems
Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns

Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns

Election technology experts are raising serious security concerns about mobile voting systems
Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns

Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns

Election technology experts are raising serious security concerns about mobile voting systems
This Week: Georgia Prepares To Purge 300,000 Voters

This Week: Georgia Prepares To Purge 300,000 Voters

Georgia Eyes Purge Of 300,000 Voters: Almost 4 percent of Georgia’s voter registrants stand to be removed from the rolls...

Mississippi Governor’s Race Could Be Decided by Jim Crow-Era Provision

A tight governor’s race in Mississippi next Tuesday could come down to an obscure 19th-century state provision designed to keep power in the hands of white voters. But now a federal court has signaled

On Tuesday, the Right to Vote Is on the Ballot

In November 2015, shortly before leaving office, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, a Democrat, issued an executive order automatically restoring voting rights for roughly 140,000 people with past felony
Voting Rights Must Be A Priority In 2020 Race

Voting Rights Must Be A Priority In 2020 Race

This piece is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Heading into the 2020 elections, Democrats need...
Kobach Resolves Disciplinary Complaint Filed After Voting Rights Trial

Kobach Resolves Disciplinary Complaint Filed After Voting Rights Trial

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach acknowledged that he did not properly supervise his trial team during their disastrous...