Author: Angela Linneman

Highly Controversial Voter ID Law on Trial in PA

Remember Voter ID laws from election season? A moment of truth for Pennsylvania’s law has come. Will it hold up in court?

Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Anti-Discrimination Law

Does the election of a black president and high turnout among minority voters mean that discrimination at the polls is a thing of the past? The Supreme Court seems to think so.

Cutting-Edge Democracy

Will technology put the future of democracy in your hands? Find out in our first installment of Cutting-Edge Democracy, a new series on the technologies and innovations that are rocking the world of democratic participation.

Arizona Voter Registration ID Law Struck Down

The Supreme Court rules today that Arizona can’t require proof of citizenship to register to vote, because it violates federal law. It’s a big victory for voting rights groups, but it could be the beginning of a bigger national battle.

The Governor That Made Voting Harder Just Relented, Sort Of

This governor’s laws made voting so hard, he had to change them. Is the new law a real fix, or just good PR?

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform

Maryland Town Goes Rogue with “Underage” Voting

One Maryland town is giving 16-year-olds the right to vote. Trend brewing?

Posted in Politics and Elections