by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 18, 2014
The election rules in Ferguson all but ensure that white school board members will set policies for black students.
by Josh Israel Posted on November 19, 2014 Updated: November 19, 2014
229 voters in Houston’s Harris County, 27 in San Antonio’s Bexar County, and 99 in Dallas County.
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: November 1, 2014
"This is no different from Jim Crow, it's just a new form of it."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 21, 2014
It is likely the Supreme Court will have much more to say about voting rights before the term ends in June.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on October 7, 2014 Updated: October 7, 2014
State officials will have until Friday to translate election materials into both Yu'pik and Gwich'in.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 1, 2014
"[E]ven one disenfranchised voter" who is denied the right to vote on account of race "is too many."
by Ian Millhiser & Nicole Flatow Posted on September 23, 2014 Updated: September 24, 2014
The Constitution, to borrow a phrase from Chief Justice Roberts, is no longer "safe for the summer."
by Alice Ollstein Posted on September 5, 2014
"People died for that right [to vote] and now they want to take it away. It's just wrong."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on September 4, 2014
If Judge Peter Economus' reasoning is ultimately upheld by a higher court, that would be a serious blow to efforts by many state lawmakers to enact laws restricting the franchise.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on August 8, 2014
North Carolina's comprehensive voter suppression law will take effect -- with an assist from a federal district judge and the Roberts Court.