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.
The concerns were echoed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose office offered $75 million to help pay for 100 more early voting sites.
A new biography sheds light on the suffragette movement's attempts to cover up its own more radical past.
Bills securing native voting rights are destined to fail in the Republican-controlled Senate, but might find success at the state level.
H.R. 1 would transfer the power to draw congressional districts from state legislatures to independent, non-partisan commissions.
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prompted a Native American voting rights group to call for honors bestowed on the perpetrators of the massacre to be rescinded.
The crowd responded well to Amy Klobuchar's campaign launch. Will the rest of the country?
Though these ballot initiatives address the state's homelessness problem, many homeless people won't be able to vote on them.
Indigenous high schoolers are organizing to let their families vote in an election they argue is designed to block them from the polls.
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.
It now appears Native American North Dakotans are unable to vote, even when they have proof of their residential addresses.
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.
Although the Trump administration wants to restrict access to the ballot box, its chief spokesperson once sued to overturn a ban on student voting.
Pacific Standard spoke with Supreme Court watchers about how President Trump's nominees might rule on cases about abortion, gay marriage, and voting rights.
An executive order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo could extend voting rights to over 35,000 people.
The Supreme Court is now hearing arguments for a case regarding a Minnesota law that bars political clothing at polling booths.