Four Years After Florida Voted To Restore Voting Rights For People Convicted Of A Felony, An Estimated 1 Million Still Can’t Vote In The Midterm Elections
“If I go vote, [Gov. Ron] DeSantis will have me arrested,” said one person with a felony conviction who’s listed as an active voter on a state website.
The 2022 Midterms Are A Referendum On Abortion Rights And LGBTQ Freedoms. Here's How To Have Your Say.
These midterm elections hold a lot of weight this year on a wide range of issues, including abortion rights and LGBTQ rights.
I Interviewed The Grandmother Of Juneteenth, Ms. Opal Lee, And Here's What She Had To Say About Activism In 2022
Ms. Opal Lee is a legend.
Texas’s Confusing Voter Registration System Is An Early Result Of Congress's Failed Voting Rights Push
Thousands of Texas voters struggled to correctly submit mail ballot applications and ballots under a new, stringent law.
Senate Democrats were not able to vote together to change the filibuster for the bill, stalling a core Democratic campaign promise.
Two Days After Calling For Voting Rights Reform From Georgia, Biden Said Democrats Have “Missed This Time”
“I hope we can get this done, but the honest to god answer is I don’t know,” Biden said.
Biden Made His Most Forceful Rebuke Of Republicans Yet Over Voting Rights, But There’s Still No Progress On Reforms
Joe Biden’s speech in Georgia was “stirring,” but the two major voting rights bills are still far from becoming law.
“What we're saying is we don't need another speech. What we need is actually a plan.”
“We're fighting for fair and equal access to the polls — that has been the fight for half a century.”
Florida residents voted to extend voting rights to former felons, but actions by the Republican legislature and courts mean many people will still not be able to vote.
The Voting Rights Act was signed into law 55 years ago. It's more relevant than ever today.
11th Circuit Judges Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck disputed that they were disqualified from a case because they participated in a related case as state supreme court judges.
Booker is taking an intersectional message to the cradle of the civil rights movement.
Voting rights and electoral issues were on the ballot in 13 states, and voters overwhelmingly supported expanding access to the ballot box.
Under the constitutional amendment, felons, except those convicted of murder or sexual offenses, will become eligible to vote after they complete their sentence.
I voted for the first time in 2000, and watched the Florida recount descend into farce. It has only gotten worse ever since.
The fight over 53,000 voter applications is something Abrams prepared for.
Activists are trying to a get a referendum on the 2018 ballot that would vastly expand the number of felons who've served time who would be able to vote.
“Everything is at stake.”