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Hundreds Given Bad Ballots in Tennessee

Democratic lawmakers in the state blame the snafu on newly-drawn congressional maps and say it is part of a GOP strategy to suppress votes.

Election Officials Bracing for Trouble at the Polls

Doubts about election integrity among Republicans continue even as experts say rigorous and transparent safeguards are in place to ensure a secure election.

The Single Most Important Case on American Democracy

Across the political spectrum, an upcoming Supreme Court case has observers worried about the fate of the U.S. political system.

Study Shows Negative Impact of Texas’ New Voting Laws on Voters of Color

The just-released study from the Brennan Center for Justice finds SB 1 has already led to diminished voting for Asian-American, Black and Latino voters.

When they Get to Vote, Native Americans Swing Elections

Native American voters “have the power to swing a host of elections this coming year,” even as more laws emerge making it harder to vote.

Fake News Kicks Into High Gear

As the midterms approach, voters are being bombarded with disinformation in multiple languages.

Cutting Through the Confusion of Voter Registration

The requirements for registering to vote varies widely by state. This guide offers relevant information hat communities need ahead of the upcoming election.

Make Up Your Mind — Voting Rights Activists Look Beyond Supreme Ct. to People Power

Voting rights advocates rallied in Washington DC this week ahead of a SCOTUS hearing that could further erode federal protections for fair voting laws.

Gerrymandered Maps Driving Electoral Process Over the Cliff

Unfair election maps are bound to produce unfair results in the upcoming midterm elections with long-lasting negative impacts throughout the South.

Lawsuits Challenge Second Class Citizenship Status in Southern States

A quartet of human rights and community advocates from Alabama and Louisiana met recently to reflect on the challenges to achieving equity and fairness.  

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