Defend democracy in the South.

2020 Election

Criminalizing voters in Southern states

January 27, 2023 - Republican state lawmakers across the South are creating harsh new penalties for even minor voting infractions — an effort that advocates worry could curb the surge in electoral participation the region has experienced in recent years.

Ensuring voting access for people with disabilities

August 5, 2022 - Though they turned out in unprecedented numbers in the 2020 election, voters with disabilities still face significant barriers to casting a ballot in some places. Efforts are now underway in several states across the South — the region with the highest percentage of residents with disabilities — to remove obstacles and improve access for this growing voter demographic.