voter suppression

voting rights

The Texas Official Who Threatened to Purge Thousands of Legal Voters Is Gone

Thousands of naturalized citizens were told to prove their citizenship or lose their registration.
Emma Ockerman
5.28.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Florida felons just got the right to vote. GOP leaders want to slow-walk it.

A new amendment gave felons the right to vote back in Florida. But Republicans in the state might undermine it.
Alexandra Jaffe
Belle Cushing
1.18.19
Facebook

The NAACP wants you to boycott Facebook. Here's why.

A Russian disinformation campaign in the months before the 2016 election aimed to suppress black voter turnout, to favor Trump
Emma Ockerman
12.18.18
midterms

Stacey Abrams Says She'll Run for Office Again

Abrams conceded the Georgia gubernatorial race last week, but she'll be ready to run again—right after she "takes a nap."
Marie Solis
11.19.18
2018 election

The Midterms Weren't Actually That Broken, Observers Say

As usual, US elections were beset by issues ranging from voter disenfranchisement to badly drawn districts. But Election Day itself was far from a disaster.
Mark Hay
11.16.18
midterms

'It's a Shit Show': The Ground Game in Georgia's Fight to Count Every Ballot

Activists aren't giving up on fighting voter suppression in Stacey Abrams' gubernatorial race against Brian Kemp.
Marie Solis
11.14.18
midterms

Stacey Abrams Files Lawsuit Over Uncounted Votes in Georgia Governor Race

Stacey Abrams' campaign is asking election officials to include remaining provisional ballots and some rejected absentee ballots in the final tally in her race against Republican Brian Kemp.
Marie Solis
11.12.18
Georgia governor's race

Brian Kemp finally resigned as Georgia secretary of state, but he's not governor yet

The ballots are still being counted, and Stacey Abrams has refused to concede
Emma Ockerman
11.8.18
midterms

Two of Georgia's Most Anticipated Races Left Hanging in the Balance

Congressional candidate Lucy McBath and gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams concluded their results parties early Wednesday morning with no definitive results in their races.
Marie Solis
11.7.18
midterms

A guide to all the Election Day voting problems

Long lines, technical problems, and voter ID laws prevented some voters from casting ballots.
Tess Owen
Emma Ockerman
11.7.18
midterms

Some Texans had to wait so long to vote that they gave up. A lawsuit is giving them a second chance.

Nine polling stations in a district near Houston will stay open an extra hour Tuesday night because of problems earlier in the day.
Tess Owen
11.6.18
midterms

Georgians 'Overwhelm' the Polls Despite Voter Suppression Anxiety

At times the specter of mass voter disenfranchisement has tempered the palpable enthusiasm and excitement suffusing Georgia this election cycle.
Marie Solis
11.6.18
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