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Gerrymandering


Gerrymandering: The Upcoming Redistricting Battle

Federal legislation is clearly needed to help stop partisan gerrymandering, and time is of the essence.

Michael Waldman ·


The Perils of "Minority Rule"

Minority rule has metastasized like a cancer and is now pervasive throughout the US political system.

Steven Hill ·


The Right to Vote Is Essential to a Functioning Democracy

America has become increasingly polarized politically. But democracy—and the right to vote—must be above partisanship.

Jesse Jackson ·


Voter Suppression: The Deep Roots of Racism in the GOP's Pursuit Towards Autocracy

"They're doing anything they can to silence the voices of Black and Brown voters specifically because they largely powered [Democrat] wins."

Robert C. Koehler ·


Congress Can Stop These GOP Voter Suppression Laws, Cold. It Just Needs the Political Will.

The For the People Act would make our democracy more inclusive and block efforts by state legislators to make it harder to vote.

Michael Waldman ·


As White House Backs For the People Act, New Calls to Get Rid of Filibuster

"The For the People Act could be the last best chance to fix our broken democracy," Common Cause told lawmakers.

Andrea Germanos ·


Congress Must Fight for a Better Democracy and Pass the For the People Act

Republicans and Democratic voters agree: We need to make sure leaders actually represent "we the people."

Ben Jealous ·


Our Fundamental Right to Vote Is Under Attack

In state after state, Republicans want to suppress voting because they know they are a minority party.

Jesse Jackson ·


The GOP Intends to Entrench Its Shrinking Minority Over the Majority

Here's their playbook—and what the rest of us can do to stop them.

Robert Reich ·


Are Judges Just Politicians in Robes?

Having seen that appointed judges refuse to toe the party line at the federal level, the GOP has decided to employ partisan gerrymandering to change the way judges are elected at the state level.

James D. Zirin ·

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