Surveys show that, rather than reflexively voting Democratic, young Black voters are pessimistic any Democrat can make a difference.
Earning the vote of Black American voters requires acknowledgment of our issues and proposed solutions in front of every audience—not just those flooded with Black faces. Without it, Trump can win.
Electors thought they could vote their consciences in 2016. The Supreme Court just said “no.”
Voting rights have always been inconsistently applied. Now the coronavirus pandemic is threatening those rights even more, and activists are pushing back.
Utah has shown both how to get more people to vote and how to overcome the political resistance that electoral reforms inevitably run into.
Bernie Sanders still has a lot of momentum, but many moderates are skeptical of socialism. They don’t have to be.
As the 2020 election season gets under way, activists are beginning to push back against voter disenfranchisement across the country.
Is the U.S. really ready for change?