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Ohio voters cast their votes at the polls for early voting in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in Medina, Ohio, October 26, 2012. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

Which Voters Show Up When States Allow Early Voting?

Supporters of voting rights say partisan politics drives objections to early voting — which can particularly boost voting among minorities, a constituency that tends to vote Democratic.

September 23, 2016

Illinois Redistricting

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn signed the Illinois Congressional redistricting plan into law today. Republicans are threatening to sue, backed by some Latino groups The plan, crafted and passed by the Democrat-controlled legislature, carves up the state to neutralize suburban and rural conservative districts, which could allow the Democrats to pick up five more seats in […]

June 24, 2011