Say Hello to the Ohio Official Who Might Pick the Next President
Didn't like having nine justices decide the 2000 election? Meet Jon Husted.
The War on Voting
In South Carolina, Shockingly Candid Talk About Voter Discrimination
The state's chief election official -- a bureaucrat, not a politician -- patiently and professionally proves how the new law could be used not only to keep residents from voting, but to systematically discard their votes.
Why South Carolina's 'Most Sacred' Right Is in Jeopardy
Why is Governor Nikki Haley defending her state's racist voter-identification law? And why is the Republican Party cheering her efforts?
Federal Court: In South Carolina We Trust
A three-judge panel delays implementation of South Carolina's voter-ID law -- and shows a great deal of faith in local elections officials on voting-rights issues.
Remember When Judges Decided Elections After the Vote?
A Pennsylvania decision on voter ID begs the question Republican lawmakers have been asking for years: Why wait until after the election to skew the results?
Pennsylvania State Court Cops Out on Voter ID Law
A timid ruling sends the matter back to the trial court for more review -- guaranteeing more voting chaos between now and Election Day.
In Pennsylvania, Finally, a Sensible Voting Rights Ruling
A Republican judge changes his mind, because he has to.
Why Pennsylvania's Vote Suppressors Can Never Win
The fight is about dignity as much as it is about the right to vote, as evidenced by the story of one family burdened by the state's new voter ID law.
The Politics of Voter Suppression
Did Republicans Just Save the Voting Rights Act?
Ironically, the furor over voter ID will make it hard for Supreme Court conservatives to justify striking down one of the Act's key provisions.
Bill Clinton Is Right to Talk About Voter Fraud and Race
A National Review writer attacks the former president for his convention-night speech -- showing why Republicans need to reevaluate how they think about the right to vote.
Voting Rights: This Is What a Strong Party Platform Would Look Like
In tone and tenor, the Democratic and Republican voting-rights planks could not be more different. But there's clearly room for a third way.
The National Scandal They Didn't Talk About in Tampa
While Republicans and the media were partying at the convention, the GOP's voter suppression efforts got thrashed in court.
George Will Gets (Almost) Everything Wrong About Voting Rights
The conservative columnist describes a world that's completely unrecognizable to anyone who followed the story of the 2012 election.
False Equivalence in the New York Times' Voting Rights Story
"Journalists need to make every effort to get beyond the spin and help readers know what to believe, to help them make their way through complicated and contentious subjects." By that earnest standard, the Times' piece on voting rights failed.