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Voter suppression news and analysis from The Nation
March 23, 2015
Should the Supreme Court Have Accepted a Challenge to Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law?
One of the country's most restrictive voter ID laws will now be in effect.
March 18, 2015
Oregon’s Radical Innovation: Make Democracy Easy
Want higher turnout? No problem. Automatically register voters and allow them to vote by mail.
January 21, 2015
This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote
It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
November 7, 2014
Voter Suppression: The Midterm Election Story that Doesn’t Fit the Media Narrative
In mainstream media it’s considered downright impolitic to link voter restrictions to election results.
November 6, 2014
Did Voting Restrictions Determine the Outcomes of Key Midterm Races?
The number of voters impacted by new voting restrictions exceeded the margin of victory in close races in North Carolina, Kansas, Virginia and Florida.
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October 30, 2014
New Voting Restrictions Could Swing the 2014 Election
Voter suppression efforts in key swing states could determine who controls the Senate and other crucial races.
October 10, 2014
Voter Suppression Backfires in Texas and Wisconsin
Two of the country’s strictest voter ID laws are blocked by the courts.
October 10, 2014
Democracy Over Disenfranchisement: High Court Blocks Voter ID in Wisconsin
In an emergency ruling, the Supreme Court puts "the rule of law ahead of the Scott Walker’s political gamesmanship.”
April 29, 2014
Federal Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Wisconsin Voter ID Law
The same day Donald Sterling is banned from the NBA, a judge finds Wisconsin’s voter ID law discriminates against black and Hispanic voters.
January 17, 2014
Pennsylvania Ruling Shows the Problem With Voter ID Laws
A judge in Pennsylvania makes a damning case against the state’s restrictive voter ID law.