Stories tagged: "voting rights"


A voting sign on a wall in English, Spanish, and other languages.
Congress Needs to Fix Backlog That Silenced 300,000 Potential Immigrant Voters by Passing the Citizenship Act

The Trump administration's citizenship backlog cheated 300,000 immigrants out of exercising their voting rights. It is unfair that they should wait any longer—Congress must ratify the US Citizenship Act of 2021.

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

After a close race, the PNP senator took the lead over the Movimiento Victoria Ciudadana candidate, Manuel Natal.

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.