Voting Rights

Julia Conley, staff writer
Officials in Muscogee and Ben Hill Counties used little concrete evidence to defend their purge of more than 4,000 voters, a U.S. district judge found.
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Restoring all early voting sites isn't a concession—it's restoring a baseline...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
People vote at St. Frances de Chantal Church on November 3, 2020 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images)
"At a time in our country when voting rights are under assault, New York is...


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.

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