by Jorge Rivas on August 27 2012, 11:50AM
The Republican National Convention is scheduled to convene on Monday but won’t hold its first session until Tuesday as Tropical Storm Isaac has caused disruptions due to its proximity to the city.
by Channing Kennedy on August 27 2012, 9:24AM
The Colorlines.com community reacts to Brentin and Aura’s newest dispatches from the voter ID wars, being fought in your state right now.
by Aura Bogado on August 24 2012, 1:36PM
As the RNC platform is amended to include support of voter ID legislation, we bring you the week’s voting rights updates
by Kai Wright on August 23 2012, 10:12AM
Watch—and join—a conversation about the 2012 elections and the growing rightwing attack on the right to vote.
by Brentin Mock on August 23 2012, 9:43AM
True the Vote began as a small outfit in Houston three years ago. Now, its agenda for intimidating voters reaches all across the country.
by Hatty Lee on August 23 2012, 9:37AM
An interactive map of how one Tea Party group is moving the voter fraud meme inside far right and Republican Party politics.
by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 2:05PM
The Democratic National Convention Committee unveiled a list of prominent women Wednesday that are scheduled to speak at the party’s upcoming convention, including Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, Lilly Ledbetter and actress Eva Longoria.
by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 1:22PM
Wondering how Mitt Romney is doing with black voters? Not good.
by Jorge Rivas on August 20 2012, 12:29PM
An Ohio GOP election official who voted against the weekend voting rules that enabled thousands to cast ballots in the 2008 election said Sunday that he did not think that the state’s early voting procedures should accommodate African-Americans.
by Sally Kohn on August 20 2012, 9:51AM
In the run-up to the GOP convention, the Romney camp has cried foul about the Democrats’ nasty tactics—while simultaneously reviving one of the most offensive themes in American politics.
by Channing Kennedy on August 20 2012, 9:37AM
Readers talk about Mitt Romney’s choice of running mate, and what we can deduce about his views of women and people of color.
by Aura Bogado on August 17 2012, 2:02PM
This week’s updates on early voting, voter ID, and the power of marginalized voters.
by Brentin Mock on August 17 2012, 10:00AM
A conversation with election law expert Richard Hasen on the true scope of voter fraud, the power of the ACORN myth and John Roberts’ scary interest in the Voting Rights Act.
by Akiba Solomon on August 17 2012, 9:10AM
The VP candidate is good with online aesthetics but falls short when it comes to women’s reproductive health. Oh, and he’s not below trotting out Dred Scott to get his way.
by Rinku Sen on August 14 2012, 8:32AM
Rinku Sen profiles several artists and cultural organizers who’s work you can check out this summer—and at our Facing Race conference in November.
by Aura Bogado on August 10 2012, 2:42PM
Voters are turned away because of confusion in Michigan, purges take hold in New Mexico and Iowa, and Voter ID is challenged in Pennsylvania and Tennessee