Democrats say they plan to pass measures Monday that would establish an early voting period and pre-register 16- and 17-year-olds.
Some states continue to push needless restrictions on the ability of citizens to participate in elections, and voters and their advocates must remain vigilant against any such efforts. Still, the trend is unmistakable: After years of backsliding, states are embracing free, fair, and accessible elections.
"The thing I don't want to see happen is nothing," the senator said, referring to Washington's paralysis. "And sometimes
We're approaching a time where states and cities will have an easy decision to make: uphold majority rule in one election or keep a plurality voting system that delivers questionable results and broken politics.