Throughout US history, a ‘white backlash’ has worked to keep Black officeholders and their constituents out of power. Atlanta DA Fani Willis is just the latest.
Voters now need to take ID to the ballot box in England, despite little evidence that fraud is a problem.
Our assumptions about what it means to be young have left millions of people disenfranchised.
Permanent residents can vote in New Zealand. So why not here?
On Nov. 8, the US may experience a surge of voters intimidated by Election Day challenges to their right to cast a ballot.
Elections Ontario must ensure imprisoned people are provided information on their candidates, registration assistance and facilitation by Elections Ontario employees on voting day.
Disenfranchisement and disinformation have been rife in the 2020 election - and may continue to play significant roles in its aftermath.
In lawsuits across the country, the GOP and Trump campaign are trying to stop or dramatically curtail mail-in voting. Courts have largely sided with them, threatening massive disenfranchisement.
One year after the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, courts and not the electorate, are busy deciding actual winners of the polls.
A Mississippi law that allegedly makes it ‘more difficult for African-
American-preferred candidates to win elections’ will still be in place when voters choose a new governor Tuesday.
Electing a governor in Mississippi requires more than just a majority vote. That election law came about during a time of racist and anti-democratic voting laws meant to entrench ruling parties.
Extending the provincial vote to expatriates from Newfoundland and Labrador could make make for a more vibrant democracy.
This state law is leaving up to a million people unable to participate in elections who might have gotten relief through an amendment voters approved. Critics call it a modern-day poll tax.
Facebook claims its new cryptocurrency will bring financial inclusion and opportunity to billions, pushing cash further to the fringes. Is that a good thing?
Legislation requiring that all criminal debt associated with a citizen’s conviction be repaid would leave thousands of people unable to cast ballots.
Virginia’s stark political contradictions, reflecting centuries of racism and a new liberal majority, were on display when a blackface image was found recently on the governor’s old yearbook page.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they’re able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve.
Georgia’s secretary of state has stalled voter registrations and accused Democrats of hacking. His tactics recall past efforts in the South to suppress black votes, from poll taxes to literacy tests
There are far more pressing problems that need to be fixed in the electoral process.
A pilot requiring some voters to show ID in May’s local elections could be the next blow for the Windrush generation.