Latinos in Phoenix went to bed last night with the news that they’ll face another four years of harassment from Joe Arpaio and his deputies. The 80-year-old sheriff told supporters at his victory party that he looks forward to another…
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Here’s a quick rundown of the results in key ballot measures.
by Akiba Solomon on November 7 2012, 9:49AM
It’s a cliche to say that the work doesn’t end after Election Day. But people keep saying it because it’s true! Herewith, some takeaways from the past four years and next steps.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 10:57PM
Latino voter turnout is up, as expected, and they’re bringing it on home for Obama.
by ColorLines Staff on November 6 2012, 5:44PM
Settle in with the Colorlines.com team for breaking news and analysis on the 2012 election.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 4:55PM
The machine is back online after being “recalibrated.”
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 4:05PM
Squashing every bad excuse against voting, one zinger at a time.
by Kai Wright on November 6 2012, 3:04PM
Election Protection watchers are hearing lots of reports about conflict over voter ID requirements at Pennsylvania polling sites.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 12:55PM
Fear not, straight-ticket voters.
by Kai Wright on November 6 2012, 11:29AM
But some troubling reports emerging about access, particularly in Pennsylvania.
by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 8:38AM
Watch the Colorlines team tell the presidential candidates what they’d each like to see at the top of the national agenda on day one. And add your own hopes to the list!
Core questions about reproductive health, immigrant and workers rights, unions, criminal justice and education are on the table at the state and congressional level.
by Brentin Mock on November 5 2012, 11:36AM
A Tampa group has filed dozens of last-minute voter challenges, in a troubling indication of ramped up suppression efforts. Meanwhile, as record turnout forced long lines, poll watchers have cried foul over bottled water.
by Aura Bogado on November 2 2012, 1:42AM
There are plenty more threats to the vote than there are days left to cast your ballot.
Far right symbolism may have receded, but thanks to redistricting, tea party politics will dominate state legislatures for some time to come.
by Imara Jones on November 1 2012, 9:57AM
The president is in the fight of his political life because he never broke the culture and economy of entitlement on Wall Street. Whomever wins Tuesday, writes Imara Jones, that’s the change we need most desperately.
by Julianne Hing on October 31 2012, 10:08AM
Early voting is critical to the black vote, but with two fewer days in Maryland’s early voting schedule, it could have far-reaching effects on the state’s future.
by Brentin Mock on October 30 2012, 10:07AM
For two years, Florida’s tea party Republicans have been working to undo the huge turnout of black voters on the Sunday before Election Day. It didn’t work.