State Supreme Court Upholds Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law

State Supreme Court Upholds Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law

By Patrick Marley and Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MADISON, Wisc. -- A divided state Supreme Court on Thursday tweaked a provision of Wisconsin's voter ID law to pu ...

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Republicans Finally Have A Poster Boy For Voter Fraud (But Scott Walker Won’t Like It)

Republicans Finally Have A Poster Boy For Voter Fraud (But Scott Walker Won’t Like It)

For years, Wisconsin Republicans have warned that voter fraud is a scourge that threatens the very survival of democracy in their state. "I've always thought in this state, close ...

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Could The War On Native Voting Rights Swing The Senate?

Could The War On Native Voting Rights Swing The Senate?

The following is excerpted from "The Missing Native Vote," Stephanie Woodard's cover story in the July 2014 issue of In These Times. Woodard explains how, nearly 50 years after th ...

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WATCH: Grimes Highlights Voting Rights In First Ad Of Kentucky Senate Race

WATCH: Grimes Highlights Voting Rights In First Ad Of Kentucky Senate Race

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic challenger to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), released her first statewide television ad of the ...

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Efforts To Revive Voting Rights Act Provision Stall In Congress

Efforts To Revive Voting Rights Act Provision Stall In Congress

By Ben Kamisar, The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — Ten months after the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, efforts have stalled in Congress to r ...

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Biden Takes On Voter Suppression: ‘We Have To Stand Up’

Biden Takes On Voter Suppression: ‘We Have To Stand Up’

Vice President Joe Biden urged voters on Monday to stand up to Republican-led efforts to limit voting rights, in a video for the Democratic National Committee's voter expansion pr ...

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Voting Rights For Felons On The Table In Kentucky, Other States

Voting Rights For Felons On The Table In Kentucky, Other States

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org Kentucky could be heading for a historic change this year as it moves closer to abolishing its law banning felons from voting, thanks to a bipartisan ...

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U.S. Attorney General: Let Ex-Convicts Vote

U.S. Attorney General: Let Ex-Convicts Vote

Washington (AFP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder campaigned Tuesday for broader reforms to the U.S. penal code, including allowing ex-convicts to regain the right to vote afte ...

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U.S. Attorney General: Let Ex-Convicts Vote

U.S. Attorney General: Let Ex-Convicts Vote

Washington (AFP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Tuesday argued convicts who have served their jail terms should have their civic rights re-instated, so they can vote and full ...

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An Election Report That’s Actually Useful?

An Election Report That’s Actually Useful?

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- In “stuff that matters” news, the Bauer-Ginsberg Commission on election administration issued its report today. Well, it’s not clear that the commission is ...

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