DIG INTO COLORLINES' INVESTIGATIONS CHANNEL FOR IN-DEPTH REPORTING ON THE 2012 ASSAULT ON VOTING RIGHTS.
by Aura Bogado on October 25 2012, 9:25AM
Long locked out of the front door to electoral process, undocumented immigrants are creating a window of opportunity.
by Brentin Mock on October 24 2012, 9:28AM
Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell is restoring the voting rights of more formerly incarcerated residents than any previous administration. And it’s still a drop in the bucket.
by Kai Wright on October 22 2012, 11:54AM
After widespread outrage, Clear Channel finally invoked its policy against anonymous political ads.
by Aura Bogado on October 19 2012, 11:43AM
Here’s what you need to know about voter suppression across the country.
Topics: Voting Rights
by Aura Bogado on October 18 2012, 10:45AM
Although many people think it’s relatively easy to get an ID, one Navajo elder would disagree.
by Aura Bogado on October 18 2012, 10:00AM
From voter ID laws to inaccessible polling stations, Native voters in Arizona face a cascading series of hurdles to participating in the November election.
by Brentin Mock on October 17 2012, 10:42AM
The battered group’s poll watching “army” is on the retreat, but is it now trying to cash in through harassing state election officials?
by Aura Bogado on October 12 2012, 8:40AM
With the presidential election less than a month away, eligible voters in swing states are fighting to make sure that they’ll be counted on November 6.
by Brentin Mock on October 10 2012, 12:35PM
Voter ID laws blocked in South Carolina and Mississippi, the latter where tea party leader says women don’t deserve to vote.
by Brentin Mock on October 8 2012, 9:51AM
Rep. Elijah Cummings and law experts say if they are targeting people of color, a court could find True the Vote operations unlawful.
by Brentin Mock on October 4 2012, 10:13AM
The black former congressman has emerged as the tea party’s new best friend, because he insists his colleagues in the southern Black Belt are the real threat to voting rights.
by Brentin Mock on October 3 2012, 10:18AM
Rep. Daryl Metcalfe says judge who blocked the state’s voter ID law yesterday enables the “entitlement mentality” and people who live off others’ labor.
by Aura Bogado on October 2 2012, 11:29AM
Minnesota’s Communities of color are changing the narrative about the state’s voter ID amendment.
by Brentin Mock on September 28 2012, 10:43AM
Pennsylvania’s attorneys have found a new argument to defend the state’s voter ID law: We all share the same burdens and frustrations equally, regardless of race or class, and that’s not disenfranchisement.
by Aura Bogado on September 27 2012, 9:55AM
Voting rights are at risk all over the country, so we’ve recruited eyes and ears in key states to help us stay on top of rapidly unfolding events.
by Aura Bogado on September 25 2012, 9:48AM
People across the country are organizing their religious communities ahead of this year’s presidential election.