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Voter suppression news and analysis from The Nation
November 12, 2021
The Mess Democrats Are In
If they fail to get their act together, they will suffer a defeat in the midterms that increases the likelihood of Donald Trump’s return to the White House.
November 1, 2021
Voter Suppression Isn’t Just a Problem Down South
Three measures on the ballot tomorrow give New Yorkers the chance to defend and extend access to the ballot right here at home.
September 29, 2021
Our Union Has Been Fighting for Voting Rights All Year
And our members can tell you why Congress must pass the Freedom to Vote Act.
September 16, 2021
Joe Manchin Giveth on Voting Rights—and Joe Manchin Taketh Away
The West Virginia senator has finally agreed to support critical voting rights legislation, but refuses to do what’s necessary to pass it.
September 13, 2021
First Texas Came for Abortion. Now It’s Going After Voting Rights.
Just a week after Texas’s abortion ban went into effect, Governor Greg Abbot signed a draconian voter suppression bill into law.
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August 10, 2021
“Democrats Need to Vote Like Democrats”
Democratic Senate candidates are demanding that their party’s caucus stop compromising on filibuster reform, infrastructure, voting rights, and budgets.
July 23, 2021
Naming and Shaming the Organizations, Corporations, and Billionaires Behind Voter Suppression
Watchdog groups are fighting to expose coordinated efforts to get legislatures to enact “this modern Jim Crow.”
July 22, 2021
Republicans Hate Voting Rights Because They Threaten White Power
It’s no accident that the current assault on voting rights started not with the failed reelection of Donald Trump but with the successful election of Barack Obama.
July 21, 2021
The Democrats Are Bungling Voting Rights—but Not in the Way You Think
The John Lewis Voting Rights Act is a valuable piece of legislation. So is the For the People Act. Both are destined to fail in front of the Supreme Court.
July 19, 2021
This Texas Democrat Doesn’t Want Proud Boys Standing Over His Grandmother as She Votes
Representative James Talarico is a rising star thanks to his adept pushback on Trump’s Big Lie and the Texas GOP’s anti–voting rights agenda.