Among the bills signed into law by Gov. Ralph Northam, one makes Election Day a state holiday in Virginia and one expands absentee voting.
After Amendment 4 was passed, Florida's GOP-controlled legislature pushed through a bill classifying fines and fees as part of a sentence.
On the same day, the Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked Gov. Tony Evers' executive order which moved to delay the state's primary until June.
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas was told that he "wasn't in the system," at the same polling place that he has been going to for over a decade.
The civil rights icon, who was brutally beaten by White officers during the 1965 march, urged attendees to "vote like we never, ever voted before."
The state of Florida has decided to remove financial stipulations for the restoration of voting rights to the formerly incarcerated.
To address this age of voting vulnerability, Warren suggests a plan to make voting easier and more secure.
In 2016, voters went to the polls for the first time in a presidential election without the full force of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA). In Shelby County […]
“I’m free!” Those were the first words I said in 1998 when I was released from prison. But with the restoration of most of my civil liberties this week, it […]
One in five Black Floridians do not have the right to vote due to prior convictions, for which they have already served the time.
Rep. John Lewis knows all too well about the sacrifices that were made by our elders just to ensure that they could even register to vote.
Black senior citizens were on their way to vote early for the Georgia elections when they were ordered off the bus that was taking them.
The office of Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is running for governor in Georgia, is in charge of elections and voter registration.
Even though Georgia's population is around 32 percent black, the number of voter registrations on hold are 70 percent black.