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Voter suppression news and analysis from The Nation
January 4, 2021
Trump and His Cronies Must Face the Music for Their Crimes
This is about more than just reforming a broken process. A steady focus on accountability isolates and diminishes the critics.
December 15, 2020
People Are Taking the Wrong Lesson From Trump’s Failed Coup
Trump failed to steal the election because of incompetence, not because our robust institutions defeated him.
December 11, 2020
Senator Ron Johnson No Longer Has Constituents; He Has a Boss, a Don
He’s planned a hearing to promote fantasies about “irregularities,” and threatens to disrupt certification of the Electoral College vote.
December 9, 2020
Trump’s Last Gasp Is a Scheme to Disenfranchise 20,756,421 American Voters—and He’s Getting Help
By embracing a Texas lawsuit to cancel the results from Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Georgia, the president pushes the ultimate voter suppression.
December 9, 2020
The Georgia GOP’s Fight Against Voter Registration
Georgia’s Republican leadership has a history of using investigations into election integrity to obstruct the opposition and suppress the vote.
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November 25, 2020
Trump’s Election Lies Failed, but the Damage Is Done
Trump’s supporters, already steeped in white grievance, are predictably receptive to the idea that “illegal voters” have succeeded in stealing their democracy.
November 17, 2020
How Georgia Went Blue
Future elections must focus on community infrastructure, not just candidates.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
November 11, 2020
Who Will Be the Marcus Rashford of the USA?
The 23-year-old UK soccer star is fighting for government intervention to end hunger. This is desperately needed in the United States.
November 10, 2020
Trump Is Trying to Overturn the Election, but I’m Not Panicking—Yet
All the reasons I think the Trump-GOP gambit to deny Biden’s victory will not change the fact that he will become president on January 20.
November 5, 2020
Athletes Are No Substitute for a Functioning Government
Patrick Mahomes and LeBron James have tried to help people vote this election season, but it’s not their job.