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Voting Rights

Vox's coverage of gerrymandering, problems at the polls, and the state of voting rights in the 2020 election.

Young people have a stake in our future. Let them vote.

7 movies and TV shows that explain US elections, from gerrymandering to hanging chads

Poll: Young Americans think democracy is “broken,” but intend to vote in record numbers

9 ways to reform the Supreme Court besides court-packing

Democrats are cheering a Supreme Court ruling on mail-in ballots. Here’s why it’s worse than it looks.

Poll: College students are ready to call out people who don’t vote

Biden says he doesn’t like court-packing — but he didn’t rule it out

The often-overlooked reasons why young people don’t vote

5.2 million people can’t vote due to their felony record, according to a new report

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How to vote by mail in 2020

A broken internet cable took down Virginia’s voter registration website hours before the deadline

Here’s what it’s like to vote from inside prison

The battle over a Texas order limiting ballot drop-off locations, explained

The Supreme Court just let the Trump administration shut down the census early

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Want to vote in 2020? Do it early.

A crashed voter registration website is Floridians’ latest obstacle to the right to vote

“I can’t sit this one out”: 6 expats on why voting from abroad is so important this year

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How to fix America’s voter registration system so more people can vote

The Supreme Court just gave us a window into how it will handle this election

How to actually make a difference if you’re nervous about the election

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The Supreme Court will hear a case that could destroy what remains of the Voting Rights Act

Oregon already votes by mail. Here’s what it can teach us in 2020.

How to fix America’s broken democracy

What happens to the law in a world without Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

The long history of trans voters’ disenfranchisement, explained

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Everything you need to know about voting in 2020 (but were afraid to ask)

What it’s like to be formerly incarcerated and fight for the right to vote

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To achieve racial justice, America’s broken democracy must be fixed

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Yes, Russia is interfering in the 2020 election

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How the Supreme Court revived Jim Crow voter suppression tactics

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The state of ex-felons’ voting rights, explained

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Chief Justice Roberts’s lifelong crusade against voting rights, explained


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What long voting lines in the US really mean

America needs a democratic revolution

Last week was a disaster for voting rights in the courts

Are China and Iran meddling in US elections? It’s complicated.

Trump insists absentee ballots are fair but mail voting is corrupt. That’s nonsense.

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11 ways to fix America’s fundamentally broken democracy


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When voting rights weren’t for all women

Why Democrats want you to make a plan to vote