by Aura Bogado on August 7 2012, 11:49AM
Why would a group of people who are ineligible to vote engage in electoral politics? We talk to a rider on the “UndocuBus” to find out.
by Aura Bogado on August 3 2012, 11:26AM
George Lujan, the latest community journalist to join Voting Rights Watch, reports from New Mexico, where the state’s busy frustrating registration efforts and prepping a massive voter purge.
by Aura Bogado on July 31 2012, 2:07PM
Some of the latest voting rights news from around the country.
by Aura Bogado on July 27 2012, 9:40AM
More than 1,000 people rallied against Pennsylvania’s voter ID law this week. James Cersonsky shares his images from a “Freedom Ride” bus to the capital.
by Jorge Rivas on July 26 2012, 2:23PM
Walgreens and General Motors are the 29th and 30th corporations to announce that they have dropped ALEC.
by Brentin Mock on July 25 2012, 9:52AM
Ten voters will attempt to show in court that the law has clear and racially biased impact on Pennsylvanians’ right to vote.
by Aura Bogado on July 20 2012, 9:49AM
Race and racism continue to determine your attitudes towards voter ID—and whether you can even get one.
by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2012, 2:37PM
Earlier this year Mitt Romney told Univision it would be disingenuous for him to claim he was Mexican.
by Aura Bogado on July 18 2012, 9:20AM
Minnesota’s voter ID is creating a new generation of activists fighting for social justice. Miracle Randle is one of them.
by Rinku Sen on July 18 2012, 9:19AM
It would be best to build an agenda for the country based on who and what we want to be, rather than on who and what we fear.
by Jorge Rivas on July 13 2012, 3:59PM
Winning comments from you.
by Aura Bogado on July 13 2012, 1:07PM
Voters stand up for themselves in Texas; purge-fest spreads beyond Florida; and ALEC’s exodus continues. This and more in our voting rights news roundup.
by Jorge Rivas on July 12 2012, 11:47AM
Sources who say they are close to the family claim Jackson is battling alcohol.
by Jorge Rivas on July 12 2012, 10:58AM
On Wednesday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow reported that Mitt Romney responded to being booed at the NAACP by taking a punch at the mostly black audience and saying if they want more free stuff from the government to vote for President Obama.
by Brentin Mock on July 12 2012, 10:14AM
In 1944, a landmark Supreme Court decision over Texas’ Jim Crow laws changed the arc of voting history. This week, the case that’s expected to change things again began its trip to the Roberts court.
by Hatty Lee on July 12 2012, 10:11AM
The state’s current challenge to the Voting Rights Act isn’t new. For decades, it’s put up the nation’s most aggressive fight against federal authority to protect voters of color.
by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 4:23PM
The people you heard cheering for Mitt Romney at the NAACP meeting Wednesday were not all NAACP members.
by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 2:31PM
The face reactions of the audience at the NAACP meeting as Mitt Romney delivered his speech.