What To Do If Someone Threatens You At The Polls

By Courtney Napier, Scalawag Magazine. -

On this episode of As the South Votes, Anoa breaks down voter intimidation and steps you can take to safeguard yourself and others during the election process. This is the first presidential [...]

‘This Is What Voter Suppression Looks Like’

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today. -

Two tribes in South Dakota and a voting rights group are suing four state officials, accusing them of failing to offer adequate voter registration services. The complaint says South Dakota “is [...]

Democrats Campaigning To Keep Green Party Off The Ballot

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

The 2020 presidential election is already underway — or, at least, it should be. Because of an ongoing legal battle, none of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties will be sending out mail-in ballots today [...]

Report: Georgia Wrongfully Purged 200,000 Voters

By Anne Branigin, The Root. -

A seven-year investigation of voter suppression in Georgia has found that the state likely removed 200,000 voters from its rolls who were, in fact, eligible to vote. The voters whose [...]

Voter Suppression Has Haunted The United States Since It Was Founded

By Amy McKeever, National Geographic. -

In 1787, the Founding Fathers wrestled over how to address suffrage in the U.S. Constitution. At the time, voting was restricted to wealthy white landowners. The framers debated whether it should [...]

Supreme Court Stopped One Million Floridians From Voting In November

By Mark Joseph Stern, Slate. -

The Supreme Court all but guaranteed that nearly 1 million Floridians will be unable to vote in the 2020 election because of unpaid court debts in a shattering order handed down on Thursday. Its [...]

Civil Rights And Voter Suppression In The US

By Meghan Tinsley, Open Democracy -

Voter suppression as one component of the state’s wide-ranging efforts to prevent people of color from claiming their rights as citizens. Those efforts, in turn, stem from the state’s fear that [...]