EDITORIAL NOTE: This guest blog post was written by Nelda Holder, a board member of the League of Women Voters of North Carolina.
This week, both the Senate and House of Representatives held hearings to discuss the future of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Late last month, the U.S.
In its ruling on Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court erased fundamental protections against racial discrimination in voting that have been critical in protecting our democracy for more than four decades.
Editorial Note: This blog post is written by Andrea Kaminski, Executive Director, League of Women Voters of Wisconsin.
Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau came out with its much-anticipated data regarding voter participation in Election 2012. See the data set here.
Early this month, a plethora of voter suppression bills were introduced by members of the North Carolina Legislature.
EDITORIAL NOTE: This blog post was originally published on the The Huffington Post.
For many state legislatures, March marks the half-way point of their legislative session, some are already adjourned and some seem to never end.
EDITORIAL NOTE: This blog post was originally published on the Huffington Post.
"Voting is the foundation stone for political action.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
On Monday, Americans across the country will celebrate two major national events: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day) and the 57th U.S. Presidential Inauguration.
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