war on voting

INSTITUTE INDEX: Jim Crow goes to the polls   |   November 9, 2012
Number of states where Republican lawmakers passed new voting restrictions in the run-up to this year's election that critics said would suppress the youth, African-American...

 

Impact of voter suppression efforts less than feared   |   October 31, 2012
Voting rights advocates have successfully pushed back against a national effort to restrict Americans' ability to cast a ballot, with far fewer people disenfranchised than...

 

Stronger state protections needed to prevent voter intimidation   |   September 12, 2012
With Tea Party-affiliated groups planning a massive effort to challenge voters in targeted communities on and before Election Day, a new report from voting-rights watchdogs...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: The push to block voter registration   |   April 5, 2012
Under a new elections law passed by Florida late last year, number of hours groups registering voters have to turn in completed forms or risk fines: 48 Penalty for each voter...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Feds block South Carolina's attack on voting rights   |   January 20, 2012
Date on which U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at a South Carolina rally protesting the state's law requiring residents to show a driver's license, passport or...

 

Could Florida's war on voting change the outcome of 2012?   |   October 14, 2011
It's a well-documented story: Bolstered by new-found control or increased majorities, Republican state legislators pushed a bevy of laws that place new restrictions on voting...