Federal judges on Tuesday found that Texas intentionally discriminated against minority voters when it drew two congressional districts. It’s just the latest intentional discrimination finding against the state.
In a win for access to voting, Georgia’s largest county backed off a plan to shutter or move polling locations in several heavily African-American neighborhoods.
The deadly terrorist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend — and President Trump’s equivocal response — is the latest sign of an emboldened far-right movement whose race-based vision for America is flatly incompatible with any notion of democratic pluralism.
Seattle’s primary elections are a sign that a ground-breaking system for putting ordinary voters on a more equal footing with big campaign donors can succeed, supporters say, calling the program “a complete reimagining of politics as usual.”
West Virginia has removed over five percent of the voters on its rolls since the start of the year, relying in part on a controversial program run by Kris Kobach.
Alabama’s top elections official says there’s no need for the state to tell ex-felons they can now vote, since anyone who really wants to cast a ballot will keep trying.