voter disenfranchisement

  • Why I Didn't Vote

    A collection of essays exploring personal stories of voter disenfranchisement.

  • Washington's Newly Signed Voting Rights Act Empowers Communities of Color

    The state admitted to weakening Latino votes based on racist practices. Now, it's committed to change.

  • Barred from the Ballot Box

    In today's New York's primary, more than 100,000 people are banned from voting because of felony convictions. VICE News meets a man trying to reclaim his voting rights, and an organization fighting to change the law.

  • Trying to Vote While Disabled Sucks

    For disabled people, every election is tinged with fear over whether they'll be able to get to a polling booth and vote without being humiliated.

  • On the Road with Obama and Romney: Ugliness in Ohio

    Just when Obama came on stage, a bald white man began shouting from the balcony of the arena. Obama smiled and waved. He spoke again. The man started yelling again. Sheriff's deputies came to remove him. He hung onto the guardrail of the balcony he...

  • Voter Disenfranchisement in South Florida

    After a sordid and chaotic early voting process, the international media is anticipating that Election Day in Florida will be a spectacular debacle. Once again, a state that cannot get its own shit together will be instrumental in determining the...

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