Voting Rights Act


Why Trump's Plan to Put a Citizenship Question on the Census Probably Won't Happen

The Supreme Court blocked the Department of Commerce, which oversees the Census Bureau, from including the question on the upcoming census in a 5-4 decision Thursday.


Here’s Beto’s Big Plan to Overhaul Our Election Laws

The Texas Democrat is going after gerrymandering to “ensure the makeup of districts reflects the preferences of voters statewide.”


The Voting Rights Act Was a Big Win but Voter Suppression Still Exists

As part of our Vote Now series, VICE Impact will feature stories that highlight historic moments of voter expansion in the US.


Voter Suppression in Ohio Targeted Minority Voters in the 2016 Election

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.


As LBJ's Landmark Voting Rights Act Turns 52, Gerrymandering Still a Threat

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.


Ferguson's school board election is unfair to black residents, judge rules

Nearly 80 percent of students in Ferguson's school district are black, but seven of the 10 current school board members are white.


Clinton, Sanders, and Democratic Party Will Sue Arizona Over Alleged Voter Suppression

The lawsuit alleges that a lack of polling locations resulted in "the ultimate disenfranchisement of untold numbers of voters who were unable or unwilling to wait in intolerably long lines."


Phoenix Mayor Asks Justice Department to Investigate Alleged Voter Suppression in Arizona

Long lines that took five hours to clear and allegations of minority voter suppression permeated Arizona's primary on Tuesday night.


An Ex-Cop Is Suing Over Racial Bias in Voting in Ferguson Schools

Plaintiffs say the voting system for the school districts of the city where the police killing of a black teen sparked protests locks out African-Americans.