Stories tagged: "voting rights"


LIVE BLOG: The Latest on Puerto Rico’s 2020 Gubernatorial Race

PNP electoral commissioners claim minority parties do not have enough officials on hand at a time when advance voting is greater than ever.

Desmond Meade, of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition. Photo by Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post/Getty Images.
The Fate of Florida — And America — Could Come Down To An Unjust Poll Tax

"I didn't appreciate the vote until I lost my rights as a felon. If they want to stop a bunch of Blacks and Latinos from voting, it must be important."

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So You’ve Already Voted. Now What?

Days before the elections, many will vote early or by mail. Once they do, they can track their ballots and make sure they are counted.

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Here’s How to Solve Some of the Problems You May Run Into on Election Day

Prepare to cast your ballot on Nov. 3 by being aware of situations that could jeopardize your vote and how to remedy them.

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Voting Rights Groups Warn FL Officials to Prepare for Election Day, After Voter Site Crash

"This isn’t something the state couldn’t have predicted...We’ve been trying to tell them for months this was going to happen."

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Long Lines and Broken Machines Couldn’t Stop These Black and Latino Voters In Georgia

In spite of long delays, these two Latinos and a Black mother and son showed up to cast their ballots. This is what their experience at the polls was like.

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It’s Official. Ex-Felons Will Be Allowed to Vote Despite Legal Fees

The judge overturned part of a law passed by Republican lawmakers and signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis last year forbidding ex-felons to vote.