Voter suppression

No Attack on Voting Rights Is Too Racist for This Supreme Court

No Attack on Voting Rights Is Too Racist for This Supreme Court No Attack on Voting Rights Is Too Racist for This Supreme Court

The court’s decision to let Alabama’s new redistricting map remain in place opens the door to a season of racist gerrymandering.

Feb 8, 2022 / Elie Mystal

Voting rights protest

Democrats Failed Forward on Voting Rights Democrats Failed Forward on Voting Rights

Biden forced the Republicans, and two Democrats, to go on record saying voting rights don’t matter—or at least, not more than preserving the filibuster.

Jan 21, 2022 / Editorial / Joan Walsh for The Nation

The Mess Democrats Are In

The Mess Democrats Are In 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.

Nov 12, 2021 / Editorial / John Nichols for The Nation

Early Voting in NYC

Voter Suppression Isn’t Just a Problem Down South 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.

Nov 1, 2021 / India Walton

UNITE HERE Local 11

Our Union Has Been Fighting for Voting Rights All Year 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.

Sep 29, 2021 / Column / Ada Briceño, Susan Minato, and Kurt Petersen

Manchin-in-elevator

Joe Manchin Giveth on Voting Rights—and Joe Manchin Taketh Away 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.

Sep 16, 2021 / Elie Mystal

First Texas Came for Abortion. Now It’s Going After Voting Rights.

First Texas Came for Abortion. Now It’s Going After Voting Rights. 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.

Sep 13, 2021 / Elie Mystal

Senator Chuck Schumer and President Joe Biden

“Democrats Need to Vote Like Democrats” “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.

Aug 10, 2021 / John Nichols

Naming and Shaming the Organizations, Corporations, and Billionaires Behind Voter Suppression

Naming and Shaming the Organizations, Corporations, and Billionaires Behind Voter Suppression 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.”

Jul 23, 2021 / John Nichols

Republicans Hate Voting Rights Because They Threaten White Power

Republicans Hate Voting Rights Because They Threaten White Power 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.

Jul 22, 2021 / Editorial / Elie Mystal for The Nation

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