Voting

A Case for Mandatory Voting

A Case for Mandatory Voting

Scholars argue that civic duty voting could revive American democracy.

The Big Election Bill Sitting on Capitol Hill

The Big Election Bill Sitting on Capitol Hill

Scholars urge the Senate to pass comprehensive voting rights legislation.

A Vision for a Federal Election Agency

A Vision for a Federal Election Agency

Scholars advocate the creation of a new independent agency to oversee all federal election administration.

The Struggle for Voting Rights in Georgia

The Struggle for Voting Rights in Georgia

Voters, lawyers, and activists continue to fight for voting rights in the Peach State.

The Rise of the Political Text Message

The Rise of the Political Text Message

The FCC gives political campaigns the long-awaited green light on peer-to-peer text messaging.

One Step Toward a More Just Society

One Step Toward a More Just Society

A constitutional amendment for voting procedures is necessary to protect the right to vote for all Americans.

Voting Amid a Pandemic

Voting Amid a Pandemic

As COVID-19 persists, governments must decide whether, when, where, and how to hold elections.

Would a National Popular Vote Make Every Vote Count?

Would a National Popular Vote Make Every Vote Count?

Proposed legislation could change state regulations that allocate presidential electoral votes.

The Costs of Voter ID Requirements

The Costs of Voter ID Requirements

Research shows that requiring voter IDs imposes substantial costs, especially on disadvantaged groups.

Elections Have Consequences, on Future Elections

Elections Have Consequences, on Future Elections

The Supreme Court’s approval of Ohio’s voting roll purge will limit voter turnout in future elections.

The End of Challenges to Partisan Gerrymandering

The End of Challenges to Partisan Gerrymandering

Challenges to redistricting are unlikely to be successful after recent Supreme Court decisions.

Could You Lose Your Voter Registration for Not Voting?

Could You Lose Your Voter Registration for Not Voting?

The Supreme Court will decide if Ohio can automatically remove inactive voters from its registry.