Democracy

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
With rampant voter suppression efforts and a slew of dark money spending to sway voters, Sanders argues that now, more than ever, is when people need to demand their right to vote. (Photo: Denise Cross Photography/cc/flickr)
Responding to the "disgraceful" voter turnout for last week's midterm election—just 36.6 percent—Senator Bernie Sanders (Vt.) argued on Monday that the way to "fix" American democracy is for Election Day to be established as a national holiday. "Can we be satisfied with a 'democracy' when more than 60% of people don’t vote and some 80% of young...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Over 40,000 Georgia voters were either not added to voter list or not given any polling place information ahead of vote. (Photo: Stephen Velasco/cc/flickr)
As Americans rushed to the polls on Tuesday, voting rights watchdogs reported...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
While elected officials in Washington have gotten little done over the past...