Voting in Georgia was easier in January 2021 than in June 2020, but could still get more difficult in the next election.
An army of volunteers is working at the polls and behind the scenes to ensure election 2020 runs smoothly and safely. Here's whom to turn to if things go wrong.
State constitutions and laws protect voting rights, and state courts may be more receptive to efforts to protect Americans' right to vote.
Debt-free property ownership is no longer a requirement for voting rights, but the idea remains that a person must have a residence in a particular community to be allowed to vote.
The framers of the Constitution never mentioned a right to vote. They didn't forget. They intentionally left it out.
Voting at home is safe from fraud and disease, but gives up a key advantage of in-person voting at official polling places: a secure, safe environment where everyone can cast their ballot secretly.
Double-check that you're registered, find out where and when you can vote, make a plan and tell your friends. Set a reminder on your calendar, and make sure you actually vote.
Voters across the nation should prepare for similar circumstances in their communities – but there is still time for them to demand better from their officials.
Overall, waiting times may be improving – but long waits are still common in Black communities.
More than 40,000 restrictions, most imposed by states, leave rights, benefits and opportunities out of reach for Americans with past convictions.
Recent efforts to restore voting rights to the formerly incarcerated, a crucial Democratic constituency, could have important implications for the 2020 presidential election.
American teens are much more perceptive about their political world than they are given credit for, a recent study shows.
The Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has reversed its decadeslong practice of protecting voters' rights and removing barriers to casting ballots.
The modern poll tax isn't paid in money, but in time – how long it takes a person to get to a polling place, and, once there, how long it takes for them to actually cast their ballot.
Americans under 30 are far less likely to vote than older citizens. Stepping up civics instruction might help change that, a scholar explains.
South Carolina's black community has a long history of fighting for democratic rights.
In the 2016 election, more than a third of Americans didn't vote. What might be keeping them from going to 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.