Voter Suppression

Black lawmakers are condemning McConnell's comments, in which he appeared to differentiate between "African-Americans" and "Americans."
Democrats will either soon pass voting rights legislation over a GOP filibuster -- or leave voters in key states to grapple with voter suppression themselves.
Still, at the federal level, it remains "incredibly important for Congress to step in" to prevent widespread disenfranchisement, one voting rights attorney said.
Four laws enacted this year amount to “a cocktail of voter suppression measures that land heavily on the young,” one lawsuit accuses.
The GOP’s continuing blockade may now result in talks to change the Senate rule.
Threats and suppression of local election officials are the flip side of voter suppression, and they're discouraging people from even wanting the job.
One MSNBC host issued a warning about the 2024 election if Republicans gain control of the House of Representatives and Donald Trump runs for office again.
"I know things are bleak right now, but ... this is technically the better timeline."
Gov. Greg Abbott signed a sweeping new law restricting voting rights in Texas.
Democratic lawmakers left Texas to stall voting on a Republican-backed voter suppression bill, but enough of them returned for the legislation to pass.
The pair face felony charges for orchestrating thousands of robocalls in Black neighborhoods that discouraged mail-in voting during the 2020 election.
The Senate is gearing up for a September session focused on voting rights.
The law to restore the landmark Voting Rights Act provisions gutted by Supreme Court conservatives faces the same filibuster threat as other voting rights bills.
The current wave of voter suppression bills targets the Native vote that helped elect President Joe Biden and a Democratic Senate majority.
The anti-voter legislation that prompted Texas Democrats to leave the state has moved forward in spite of a marathon filibuster by state Sen. Carol Alvarado.
Texas’ Republican House speaker signed arrest warrants for 52 Democrats who fled the Lone Star state in protest of a restrictive voting rights bill.
The Right to Vote Act would allow voters to challenge any restriction of their access to the ballot.
Aside from the financial and human costs, it is impossible to organize when Republicans make that very act illegal.
Rev. William Barber’s Poor People’s Campaign is leading a 27-mile, multiday march against voter suppression, urging Congress to take action on voting rights.
GOP lawmakers in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania are trying to circumvent Democratic vetoes as they prepare for 2022.