Is Florida's Measure Restricting the Voting Rights of Ex-Felons Legal?
Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a measure making the restoration of voting rights for people convicted of felonies contingent on having paid off all criminal debt.
In New York City, Advocates Raise Concerns About Racial Bias in Early Voting Plan
The concerns were echoed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose office offered $75 million to help pay for 100 more early voting sites.
Meet the Suffragette So Radical She Was Written Out of the History Books
A new biography sheds light on the suffragette movement's attempts to cover up its own more radical past.
Could Washington State Be a Model for Native Voting Rights Reform?
Bills securing native voting rights are destined to fail in the Republican-controlled Senate, but might find success at the state level.
The Democrats' Voting Rights Bill Could End Partisan Gerrymandering. Republicans Won't Let That Happen.
H.R. 1 would transfer the power to draw congressional districts from state legislatures to independent, non-partisan commissions.
There's a Growing Push to Rescind the Medals of Honor Awarded to the U.S. Soldiers at Wounded Knee
Tweets by Donald Trump about Elizabeth Warren prompted a Native American voting rights group to call for honors bestowed on the perpetrators of the massacre to be rescinded.
Meeting Klobuchar Supporters at Her Campaign Launch
The crowd responded well to Amy Klobuchar's campaign launch. Will the rest of the country?
Here Are All the Measures Addressing California's Housing Crisis
Though these ballot initiatives address the state's homelessness problem, many homeless people won't be able to vote on them.
For Native Americans, the Battle Against Voter Suppression in North Dakota Is Only the Beginning
Indigenous high schoolers are organizing to let their families vote in an election they argue is designed to block them from the polls.
In the South, an Aggressive Effort to Purge Former Felons From Voting Rolls
Most of the country is making it easier for former felons to vote. But in the South, the number of voters removed due to felonies has nearly doubled in the past decade, an APM Reports/Pacific Standard analysis shows.
Native Americans Are Suing North Dakota Over Voter Suppression
It now appears Native American North Dakotans are unable to vote, even when they have proof of their residential addresses.
How Native American Leaders Are Trying to Tackle Voter Suppression in North Dakota
Rights activists are urging communities of color to get creative about circumventing attempts to suppress their vote ahead of next month's decisive mid-term elections.
When Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the American Civil Liberties Union Teamed Up for Voting Rights
Although the Trump administration wants to restrict access to the ballot box, its chief spokesperson once sued to overturn a ban on student voting.
How Are Trump's Top Supreme Court Candidates Expected to Vote on America's Hottest Justice Issues?
Pacific Standard spoke with Supreme Court watchers about how President Trump's nominees might rule on cases about abortion, gay marriage, and voting rights.
Felons on Parole Will Soon Be Able to Vote in New York
An executive order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo could extend voting rights to over 35,000 people.
Does Your Right to Free Speech Extend to the Polling Booth?
The Supreme Court is now hearing arguments for a case regarding a Minnesota law that bars political clothing at polling booths.