Voting Rights

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Beyond this latest tirade, observers are noting how the president-elect's use of Twitter to spread misinformation may have dangerous implications within a Trump presidency. (Photo: Frankie Leon/cc/flickr)
With attention on recount efforts in several swing states, President-elect Donald Trump late Sunday claimed, without proof, that "millions of people...voted illegally." Trump wrote on Twitter that "serious voter fraud in Virginia, New Hampshire, and California" cost him the popular vote, though current tabulations estimate that Democratic nominee...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President-elect Donald Trump's win early Wednesday morning stunned and...
Nika Knight, staff writer
A line to vote in Philadelphia
In the first presidential election since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting...


Even as Antonin Scalia led his right-wing cohorts in trying to gut the Voting Rights Act, labeling it a “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” Obama and Congressional leaders unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks across town. The law was challenged by Alabama officials who argued "the problem to which the Voting Rights Act was addressed is solved.” Uh, right.