Articles by Evan
November 4, 2014 -
Three North Carolina residents who would have been able to vote before the state's restrictive new voting law took effect -- a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, a lifelong North Carolina resident, and a woman who registered to vote at the DMV -- share their stories of disenfranchisement.
November 3, 2014 -
Almost six million Americans are disenfranchised due to convictions for felony offenses, and their votes could sway races in at least nine states with neck-and-neck races for U.S. Senate or governor.
October 30, 2014 -
Statewide races in Georgia for U.S. Senate and governor seem to be getting closer and closer in each new poll. The outcomes may be decided by how many new voters and people of color turn out to vote -- an issue that may be directly affected by a court ruling on disputed voter registration forms.
October 29, 2014 -
Across the South, state laws and local election boards are creating new barriers for young people to vote -- and youth of color are disproportionately affected.
October 17, 2014 -
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether a strict voter ID law that opponents say is racially discriminatory will be enforced during this year's election in Texas.
October 16, 2014 -
Part of a new wave of organizations committed to registering minority and young voters in the South, the New Georgia Project and its partner organizations say they have registered over 120,000 Georgians to vote while fighting Republican charges of fraud and foot-dragging by the state over processing as many as 52,000 of these new registrations.
October 10, 2014 -
A weekend of protest actions against police violence in the St. Louis suburb will culminate in civil disobedience modeled after protests that began in North Carolina against the state legislature's extremist policies.