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NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2018 -- A voter walks to the booth to fill in her ballot at a polling station in Staten Island of New York Nov. 6, 2018. The U.S. Republican Party on Tuesday managed to maintain a Senate majority in the midterm elections, while the Democrats wrestled the House majority from the Republicans, according to projections of multiple news outlets. (Xinhua/Han Fang)
Voting Rights Must Be A Priority In 2020 Race
Reformers have made strides at the state level, but to reverse voter suppression tactics employed by Republicans nationwide, Democrats must enact federal reform if they win office.
This Court Case Could Bring Chaos To The Electoral College
A federal court recently ruled that electors can vote for whoever they please, as opposed to the candidate chosen by the state's voters.
The Outlook For Fair Maps In 2021 Is Better Than You Think
Thanks to determined activism in key states, the next round of redistricting is shaping up to be a lot fairer than the last one.
Hurricanes Hit Just Before Election Season — Why Aren’t We More Prepared?
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 03: Shirley Connuck, right, holds up a sign representing a district in Texas, as the Supreme Court hears a case on partisan gerrymandering by state legislatures on October 3, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26:  A Fair Maps Rally was held in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. The rally coincides with the U.S. Supreme Court hearings in landmark redistricting cases out of North Carolina and Maryland. The activists sent the message the the Court should declare gerrymandering unconstitutional now. (Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA - On election day Americans vote at the Rothschild Elementary School library, Precinct 116, in Columbus, Georgia on Tuesday November 6, 2018. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 25:  California Secretary of State Alex Padilla speaks during a press conference to discuss voting rights and voter registration hosted by Pepe Aguilar and Voto Latino at Gibson Brand Showroom on July 25, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)
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