More than 60 percent of voters in Florida chose on Election Day to restore voting rights to 1.5 million people with prior felonies, amending state policy enforced during the 19th century and upheld until Tuesday. Myrna Perez, who leads the…
By Victoria Shineman, The Conversation
Research shows when ex-offenders regain their voting rights, they can became more trusting of government and the criminal justice system.
By Kate Brumback, Associated Press
Georgia election officials must stop rejecting absentee ballots and absentee ballot applications without first giving voters a chance to fix the problem, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
On Nov. 6, more than six million Americans will be unable to vote because of a felony conviction on their records. More than a quarter of them live in Florida.
By Roman V. Yampolskiy, The Conversation
A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
By Hannah Grabenstein
Earlier this month, a Washington, D.C., city councilman proposed what hasn’t been a widely embraced idea in recent years: lowering the voting age threshold in local and federal elections from 18 to 16.
By Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press
A conservative Republican who has supported President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegal votes cost Trump the popular vote in 2016 will have to prove Kansas has a problem with voter fraud if he's to win a legal…
By Saher Khan
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
Thousands attended the Women’s March “Power to the Polls” event in Las Vegas, which kicked off a nationwide voter registration campaign.
By PBS NewsHour
A case challenging the removal of hundreds of thousands of people from voter rolls in Ohio went to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Special correspondent Karen Kasler of Ohio Public Radio reports what's at stake in the Buckeye State, and…
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