Supporters of Brazil’s former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the capital this weekend, demanding the election of his successor be overturned by the military. Here’s what that means.
In Arizona, voter groups reach out to Latino citizens to combat misinformation spread by election-denier candidates.
Name-calling in politics grabs headlines, but voters don’t like it—and it could backfire in the 2022 midterm elections.
Voting rights reform has died an ignoble death in Congress. The way forward isn’t clear or inspiring, but at least we still have one.
The redistricting cycle of 2022 has been marked by numerous voter suppression laws, lawsuits against them, and citizen involvement in drawing new maps.
In North Carolina, progressive activists reach out to rural voters as an overlooked segment of the electorate.
Politicians are redrawing electoral maps to reflect new census data. Activists are trying to make sure they do it fairly.
If Tuesday’s recall vote in California passes, the Golden State will go the way of Texas, and Democrats will have only themselves to blame.
Democrats don’t seem too worried about the current Republican war on voting rights. They should be.
Organization, outreach, money, and meeting people where they are is the key to changing political winds.
It wasn’t just new voters that made this election the biggest ever: Youth turned out in droves to work on campaigns behind the scenes, too.
Georgia’s political shift could be an early sign of the whole country's shift toward equality and justice.
Watching hopes for a strong repudiation of Trumpism fade on election night forced me to take a long, hard look at this adopted country of mine.
Federal law enforcement is concerned that the violent opposition to civil rights demonstrations and pandemic safety measures may foreshadow violence on Election Day or soon after. West Virginia officials are downplaying the threat.
There are some positive signs, but otherwise this is still the biggest trash fire of an election since… well, since 2016.
While keeping people focused on a strong, robust election process is a must, we also must prepare for the worst.
With Trump and Senate Republicans planning to push through a successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it’s an open question if American democracy can survive.
It starts with knowing how we actually elect a president, and what your vote really means.
Trump’s war on the post office is primarily about cheating to win re-election. But it’s also part of the Republican Party’s long-term plan to destroy government.
Surveys show that, rather than reflexively voting Democratic, young Black voters are pessimistic any Democrat can make a difference.
Dramatic climate action is critical because we’re about to cross tipping points that are not reversible.
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.
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