Last weekend saw long lines – not for poached eggs and bottomless mimosas, but for early voting.
Why we’re focusing on voter suppression and fraud
This election has come to be defined by so many different and often bizarre things. But, in these closing days, the focus has shifted from candidates and their positions to a more basic issue: access to the ballot box.
ID laws might keep some transgender voters from the polls
Election ID laws pose unique challenges to transgender voters who might not have IDs that reflect their gender or name.
Federal civil rights monitors down nearly 40 percent since 2012
The Justice Department announced that its Civil Rights Division plans to deploy more than 500 personnel to monitor this week’s general election in 28 states.
Georgia man makes bid to become county’s first black commissioner
In the nearly 200-year history of Gwinnett County, every official elected to countywide office has been white.
Voting 2016 – Rights under siege
Claims of vote rigging and voter suppression have dominated the 2016 election, against a backdrop of voting rights already under siege in a way they haven’t been since the civil rights movement. Reveal reporters and producers are in the field in key locations, documenting what’s happening on the ground in real time.
Federal judge orders North Carolina voters reinstated days before election
More than 4,000 North Carolina voters had their voter registration canceled in recent weeks after a handful of Republican activists filed coordinated challenges against them.
Forget rigged polls: Internet voting is the real election threat
Despite years of urgent warnings from computer scientists and condemnation from the federal government, more than 30 states will allow some form of internet voting. Thousands of votes will stream in through insecure portals.
Disabled and disenfranchised: Families fight to restore voting rights
Across the country, thousands of people with appointed guardians routinely lose the right to vote under state laws. Some say the laws prevent voter manipulation and fraud. But advocates say they are built on flawed assumptions about the abilities of disabled people.
New Mexico vote: Should people be stuck in jail because they’re poor?
On Nov. 8, New Mexicans will vote on a constitutional amendment to overhaul the use of money bail in the state.