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Electoral Reform news and analysis from The Nation
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Could This Put an End to Gerrymandering?
The Fair Representation Act, introduced today in the House of Representatives, would allow everyone to have a say in our democracy.
May 25, 2017
Democrats Are Launching a Commission to Protect American Democracy From Trump
In response to Trump’s “election integrity” commission, the DNC is going on offense on voting rights.
May 22, 2017
North Carolina Is Once Again Found Guilty of Discriminating Against Black Voters
The Supreme Court strikes down two of the state’s congressional districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.
April 6, 2017
Letters From the April 24/May 1, 2017, Issue
, the article (and a back-and-forth)… Small-town resistance… The Lone Star State sends its regards…
April 4, 2017
Fifty Years Later, King’s Warning Still Resonates
It is time to revive a peace and justice movement calling for the United States to stop its endless wars and turn its resources and attention to rebuilding our own country.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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February 16, 2017
Trump’s Labor Pick Has a History of Attacking Voting Rights
Alexander Acosta was once accused of undermining the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Now he could become secretary of labor.
February 7, 2017
House Republicans Just Voted to Eliminate the Only Federal Agency That Makes Sure Voting Machines Can’t Be Hacked
Republicans would make it easier to steal an election by killing the Election Assistance Commission.
February 6, 2017
Here’s How the 2018 Midterm Elections Could Be Fatally Undermined
By doubling down on their voter-suppression tactics, Trump and Co. could put the House of Representatives beyond the reach of even an overwhelming Democratic majority.
January 27, 2017
Democracy Wins One as a Federal Court Strikes a Big Blow Against Gerrymandering
A game-changing federal-court ruling orders Wisconsin to redraw legislative district lines that unfairly and unconstitutionally favor Republicans.
January 19, 2017
The Electoral College Is Even More Biased Than You Think. But Democrats Can Beat It.
Focus on the voters who actually swing presidential elections.