Some countries where voting is mandatory have higher turnout rates than the U.S., but not by much.
Voting rights advocates say the laws are part of a decade-long effort that is likely to continue.
Voters went to the polls in a divisive presidential election roiled by anxieties over race, class and the fundamental integrity of the American electoral system itself.
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Turnout among Asian Americans approximately doubled in battleground states, including Florida, North Carolina and Virginia, according to the Associated Press.
Last weekend saw long lines – not for poached eggs and bottomless mimosas, but for early voting.
Determining a super PAC’s affiliation can be difficult; many have vague names. That got us thinking: Could people in our own newsroom identify super PACs’ political leanings based solely on their names?
This year’s presidential election will be the first without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act since the civil rights era.