voting rights

Georgia Governor’s Race Too Close to Call Two Months to Election Day

Most recent polling suggests a dead heat between Gov. Brian Kemp and repeat contender Stacey Abrams in their second campaign against each other.
09/16/2022

Supreme Court Will Hear North Carolina Case Next Term That Could Hinder Voting Rights Nationwide

The ruling could vastly diminish the authority of state courts to block discriminatory voting laws.
07/01/2022

New York Enacts New Law To Protect Voting Rights

Named for the late civil rights hero Rep. John R. Lewis, the law prevents local counties from enacting rules that suppress the Black vote.
06/21/2022

Texas Court Orders Review Of Black Woman’s Illegal Voting Conviction

Crystal Mason gets a chance to clear her name and overturn a five-year prison sentence.
05/12/2022

Senate Democrats Explain Plans On Voting Rights and Student Loan Forgiveness

The Democratic Caucus members spoke with Black members of the media on issues they say would most benefit Black voters.
03/31/2022

Texas Mail-In Ballot Rejections Skyrocket With New Restrictions

Is this a sign of what’s ahead for voters of color in the upcoming 2022 midterm elections?
03/17/2022

Kamala Harris Commemorates ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary In Selma With Renewed Call To Pass Voting Rights Bills

‘We will not let setbacks stop us,’ the vice president says.
03/06/2022

Texas Lawmaker Gives Black Caucus Response To State Of The Union Address, As State Primary Results Emerge

Democratic congressman and CBC member Colin Allred urged the Biden Administration to protect voting rights, on the same night that Beto O’Rourke won the party’s nomination for governor.
03/02/2022

OPINION: Texas Heads To The Polls In Primary But Voting Rights Are Under Attack

In the first state primary of the 2022 election season, Texans are facing it as legislators pass bills that can hinder the ability to cast ballots.
02/28/2022

Pamela Moses Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Illegally Registering To Vote

The 44-year-old has maintained she was unaware she was ineligible to vote.
02/05/2022

Vice President Harris Asks Nation’s Governors To Defend Voting Rights For All

30 governors attended the bipartisan National Governors Association meeting, but Florida and Georgia’s governors were noticeably absent.
02/01/2022