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Governor Gavin Newsom survives Republican-led recall effort

  • September 15, 2021
Californians overwhelmingly rejected a Republican-led recall effort against Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday that cost close to $300 million…
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Texas GOP advance voter suppression bill

  • August 27, 2021
Texas’s House of Representatives has advanced sweeping voter suppression legislation, with the Republican majority poised to approve the measure today.…
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John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act passes!

  • August 25, 2021
The House has also voted to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which aims to restore key provisions…
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Rep. Terri Sewell introduces Voting Rights Act in front of Edmund Pettus Bridge

  • August 18, 2021
House Democrats on Tuesday introduced legislation aimed at restoring the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which was gutted by a…
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Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott attacks voting rights. Again.

  • August 6, 2021
By Kenny Stancil Just weeks after Texas Democrats defeated a sweeping voter suppression bill by fleeing the state to deny…
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Congressional Black Caucus Whip Hank Johnson arrested at pro-voting demonstration

  • July 23, 2021
Congressmember and Congressional Black Caucus Whip Hank Johnson was arrested Thursday alongside prominent African American voting rights advocates as they…
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100+ scholars call for congressional action against mounting Republican attacks on voting rights

  • June 2, 2021
A group of over 100 scholars of democracy released a joint statement calling for congressional action in the face of…
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‘The future of American democracy is at stake’: Sanders praises courage of Texas Dems

  • June 1, 2021
By Jake Johnson Applauding Texas Democrats for taking coordinated action to stymie a far-reaching GOP attack on voting rights, Senator Bernie Sanders…
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AZ secretary of state worries for ‘security and integrity’ of voting machines turned over to GOP-backed auditors

  • May 24, 2021
Arizona’s secretary of state is advising Maricopa County officials to replace all voting machines that were turned over to a…
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War on Democracy: GOP ‘trying to institutionalize voter suppression’

  • May 11, 2021
Extreme voting restrictions have advanced in several Republican-led states across the U.S., including in Florida, where Republican Governor Ron DeSantis…
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