Feminist writer, author and activist Gloria Steinem said that Black, indigenous and other American women of color were essential to the suffrage movement even though their efforts have not historically always been recognized.
By Courtney Vinopal
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed an executive order granting convicted felons the right to vote, ending Iowa’s place as the only remaining state to broadly deny voting rights to felons.
By David Pitt, Associated Press
A divided U.S Supreme Court has upheld a stay on a lower court ruling that would have given access to the ballot box to hundreds of thousands of Florida felons.
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Many Democrats blamed the Republican secretary of state for hourslong lines, voting machine malfunctions, provisional ballot shortages and absentee ballots failing to arrive in time for Tuesday's elections.
In our news wrap Monday, top Democrats slammed the Trump administration’s national COVID-19 testing strategy. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, with other colleagues, blasted the effort as intending to “reject responsibility.” Also, the British prime…
By Associated Press
Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay, or unable to find out how much they owe, a federal judge ruled Sunday.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
In Florida, people with felony records are fighting to regain their voting rights. But the coronavirus has made that struggle more difficult. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke to Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition about what effect the…
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
Detainees at Cook County Jail in Chicago are going to the polls in jail for the first time in the state's history.
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