"As we’re seeing in the Senate, roads and bridges— not the stability of our democracy— elicit bipartisan cooperation," Black PAC Executive Director Adrianne Shropshire says.
Some experts say Supreme Court decision gives states cover to burden voters of color under the pretext of preventing voter fraud.
The DOJ lawsuit follows Georgia's passage of SB 202 in March, a bill Stacey Abrams called “nothing less than Jim Crow 2.0"
“It’s important for Black women to leverage our vote, our leadership and our voices,” said Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP).
Dozens of national organizations will partner with BVM on voter outreach amid suppression efforts.
The new AG announced plans to double enforcement staff to protect the right to vote.
Hundreds of bills that advocates say restrict voting have been introduced nationwide.
“When We All Vote” effort urges people to contact their U.S. Senators
Suit demands Tennessee officials address inequities in the restoration process provided under the law.
The remote hearing will center around ensuring a free, fair and safe general election, even amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Bill Lee signed a law that would impose harsher penalties on certain types of protests, like illegally camping on state property.
Valerie Jarrett, the Board Chair of When We All Vote, reflects on the impact of Rep. John Lewis' legacy and the importance of voting.
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.