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U.S. Department of Agriculture

This year marked the first use of RCV in a federal election in United States history. more

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350 Tacoma

“We can’t just go through their system as normal, trusting that they’ll take care of us. So we’re walking out.” more

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Voting for the lesser of two evils isn’t always enough to get people out to the polls, but maybe voting to reverse a trend sending us toward some version of an American apartheid is. more

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Stop them! Vote Tuesday, November 6th. more

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Michael Fleshman

Massive voter purges have been grabbing headlines while more mundane efforts are flying under the radar. more

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A groundswell of grassroots citizens push back against the confusion and apathy that might prevent voters from heading to the polls. more

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They’re coming to get you. As a matter of fact, they’ve been coming to get you for quite a while. more

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MaxPixel

As the 2018 midterm election approaches, the party is no longer making efforts to disguise its appeals to racism. more

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Undoing the harm that Donald Trump has done will require continual struggle, involving much more profound commitments than just making it to the polls. more

Magazine

Blue wavers may find it harder to cast a ballot this fall, due to a counter-wave of policies meant to suppress the Democratic-leaning votes of the poor, the young, and minorities. more

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Here I am, on the sidelines, and all I can do is boo. more

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Phil Roeder

Partisan gerrymandering has long exasperated the Supreme Court. more

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Franz Jantzen

The case could embolden other states to take steps to disenfranchise minorities, homeless, low-income, and people with disabilities—i.e., those who tend to vote Democratic. more

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Frackfree Mahoning

Pre-election maneuvering—requiring that ballot initiatives jump through hoops and meet certain standards—is undermining local residents' democratic rights. more

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Voters rejected a hand-picked Republican candidate for state Supreme Court as well as an effort to eliminate a key watchdog position. Watch out Governor Walker. more

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Alexandra Tempus

Wisconsin high schoolers—and older constituents, too—show the NRA-favorite House Speaker that his hometown ground is shifting. more

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Politifact

In an age when anyone with access to a computer or smartphone can spread falsehoods, we all have a civic duty to be discerning news consumers. more

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United Steelworkers

I want Trump to remember me and all those voters he betrayed. I want him to know that he’s not making America great again for workers like me. more

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George Hodan

The stakes are not merely about the arcane and obscure slicing and dicing of district boundaries, but raise far more fundamental questions about the increasing threats to real democracy in the United States. more

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