Voting Rights

on May 14, 2018 in Washington, DC.

The William Barr confirmation hearing (sub. req.) is the day’s big news, but the federal court decision blocking the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the census may be the day’s most important and far-reaching news. Tierney Sneed is unpacking the ruling here.

on June 22, 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland.
DOWNTOWN COLUMBUS, COLUMBUS, OHIO, UNITED STATES - 2018/11/06: Stickers with the words I love voting are at the entrance of Barrack Recreation Centre polling stationVoters turned up to cast their ballots in the 2018 Primary election in Ohio. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
1.4 Million Florida Felons Can Now Register To Vote
on October 22, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.
Florida, Miami Beach, Census 2010, envelope,
during the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second joint-session address to Congress.
A group of voters fill out their ballots at a table rather than wait for an empty voting booth Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at the Civic Center in Dodge City, Kan. Depending on their precinct, voters had to wait in line to receive a ballot and some had to wait in line for an empty booth. (AP Photo/Dodge City Daily Globe, Michael Schweitzer)
The Powerful Role Confusion Plays In American Elections
As laws making it harder to vote spread across the country, an additional and often unnoticed barrier comes with them: confusion.
on February 6, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Republican NC-9th District Congressional candidate Mark Harris answers questions at a news conference at the Matthews Town Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Matthews, N.C. Harris declared victory over Democrat Dan McCready early Wednesday morning and McCready later conceded. (David T. Foster III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
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