Oregon Is First State To Adopt Automatic Voter Registration

By Sheila V Kumar, www.AP.com -

Seventeen years after Oregon decided to become the first state to hold all elections with mail-in ballots, it took another pioneering step on Monday to broaden participation by automatically [...]

Computerized Voting, Unseen Threat To Democracy

By Victoria Collier, www.truth-out.org -

Our article in Truthout last week, Top Ten Epic Reasons Why You Should Give a Sh*t About Voting, elicited quite a few comments from readers voicing concern that ballots may not be correctly or [...]

New Election Scandal Cuts Millions of Voters from the Rolls

By Redacted Tonight, www.facebook.com/redactedtonight -

Just when it seemed like our voting system couldn’t be any more corrupt, it rises to the challenge. Millions of Americans are unable to vote in these Midterm Elections because they’re being [...]

How The Supreme Court Made A Mess Of Our Voting System

By Michael Waldman, www.brennancenter.org -

In 2011, my organization, the Brennan Center for Justice, calculated that the first wave of these new laws, if implemented, could have made it far harder for five million citizens to vote. At [...]

Top Civil Rights Lawyers: Discriminatory Jim Crow Voting Laws Abound

By Steven Rosenfeld, www.alternet.org -

A year after a conservative U.S. Supreme Court majority gutted the crown jewel of the civil rights movement, the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA), the nation’s foremost voting rights attorneys say [...]