Results related to “2012 Election”
by Brentin Mock on April 29 2013, 11:11AM
African Americans turned out to vote at a higher rate than white voters last November
by Aura Bogado on December 3 2012, 9:09AM
A Democratic secretary of state made registration easier and supported early voting, leading to dramatic turnout. So why is he now proposing a plan that could disenfranchise voters?
by Rinku Sen on November 19 2012, 9:50AM
Sen’s opening speech at Colorlines’ gathering of 1,400 racial justice change makers set the tone for a conversation that stirred so strongly it became a trending topic on Twitter.
by Brentin Mock on November 14 2012, 9:54AM
The Voting Rights Act is, in some ways, living on borrowed time.
by Aura Bogado on November 13 2012, 10:32AM
Having voted and elected a leader, we have to ask ourselves, “Now what?” What will we as a community gain from the frenzied efforts to get us to vote?
Democratic and Republican leaders want to return to their 2010 blueprint. But immigration reformers say first, stop the deportations.
Riling up fears of a black and brown nation can’t win the White House anymore. But it certainly has locked in the Republican Party’s power Down South.
by Julianne Hing on November 9 2012, 2:45PM
Those uncounted ballots may hold the answer for heated state and local races, including the fate of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
by Jamilah King on November 8 2012, 10:00AM
Essays from William Jelani Cobb, Joan Morgan, Luis Rodriguez, Zahra Billoo and Rob “Biko” Baker on the Obama victory and the coming second term.
And the ugly, bruising battles they launched around immigration, health reform and reproductive rights are certain to continue.
by Aura Bogado on November 7 2012, 2:50PM
A Republican poll watcher complains that too many people of color were voting in Aurora, Colorado on Election Day.
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…
Here’s a quick rundown of the results in key ballot measures.
by Brentin Mock on November 7 2012, 10:54AM
Those long, snaking lines were about more than a vote. The people most battered and excluded from the nation’s politics and economy are refusing to be ignored.
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 ColorLines Staff on November 6 2012, 5:44PM
Settle in with the Colorlines.com team for breaking news and analysis on the 2012 election.