Voters Will Decide Whether 1.5 Million Ex-Offenders Gain Back Their Right to Vote
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi have appealed a judge’s order to fix the voter restoration system for former felons that a judge ruled unconstitutional.
America's Broken Cash Bail System is Criminal Justice Gone Terribly Wrong
Across the country, legislators acknowledge that the bail bonds unfairly targets poor people and people of color. Now some states are taking steps to change.
Florida’s Ex-Offender Voter Restoration Effort Could Change Who Gets to Vote in 2020
This key swing state is poised to change its lifetime voting ban on citizens with felony offenses this November, which has major implications for who will be President of the United States.
The Most Important Ballot Measures People Will Vote on for the 2018 Midterms
From transgender bathroom bills to voter ID laws, there are more than candidates on the ballot this year.
How Voter Roll Purges Strip Eligible Voters Of Their Rights Across The Country
Thousands of eligible voters in places like Indiana, Ohio and more are mistakenly denied the right to vote due to these practices
Adopting Denmark's Unorthodox Prison System Could Benefit Ex-Offenders in America
Some Scandinavian detainees live and work like regular citizens despite criminal convictions. Would so-called 'open prisons' work in the US?
Why Nearly 2 Million People Are Banned From Voting in Florida
Millions of people — mostly African Americans — cannot vote in Florida and across the country. This has huge implications for who gets elected to public office.
Voters in These Countries Put American Voter Turnout to Shame
Voting is painfully easy outside the U.S., but inside the U.S. it's just painful.
Voting in America is Broken, so How Do We Fix it?
To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the buckwild 2016 election, we’re taking a look at what’s working and what’s not when it comes to the electoral process in the United States, and how we expand voting to more people.
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Call To Action
Join the 'Vote Now' Campaign Against Lifetime Voting Bans for Ex-Offenders
Take action with VICE Impact in support of the ACLU's effort to end undemocratic voter suppression that keeps millions of people from voting and reintegrating into society.
How the ACLU is Fighting Florida’s Lifetime Voting Ban on Over One Million People
Florida activists are pushing a constitutional amendment that could pave the way to restore voting rights for 25 percent of the nation’s disenfranchised ex-offenders.
6.1 Million Americans Can’t Vote Because of Felony Convictions
For the week leading up to the one-year anniversary of the 2016 elections, VICE Impact will be featuring facts that illustrate a broken electoral system in America, and how the nation can do better.