Voting Matters Blog

Staff Posts

acs_votersuppression_conference_blog The Role of Voter Suppression in the 2016 Election
By Archita Taylor November 17, 2016

While the full impact of voter suppression measures in the United States is unclear, we do have a glimpse into all the many barriers that affected voters and would-be voters in the 2016 elections. Read more

News

sessions_cc_gage_skidmore_blog Civil Rights Coalition: Sessions is Unfit to Serve as Attorney General
By Project Vote December 1, 2016

Project Vote joins 144 other national organizations to denounce Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to become Attorney General of the United States. Read more

Election Legislation

Photo: Marco Verch via Creative Commons Legislative Threats and Opportunities Update
By Erin Ferns Lee November 21, 2016

While advocates and lawmakers have slowly worked over the last 50-plus years to make the democratic process more inclusive, efficient, and modern, the future of voting rights remains uncertain under Trump. Read more

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Maine Tea Bag Activists Gain Power, Target Voting Rights

By Michael McDunnah May 11, 2010

“As Maine goes, so goes the nation.” Let us hope the original bellwether state is no longer an accurate indicator... Read more