October 7, 2016 -
Across the United States, hundreds of thousands of transgender citizens lack updated identification. Consequently, tens of thousands of those living in states with strict voter ID laws — most of them in the South — are at risk of disenfranchisement, according to a new report from The Williams Institute.
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 3, 2014 -
North Carolina election officials are investigating a mailer sent by a conservative advocacy group funded by Art Pope and the Koch brothers that contained misinformation about voter registration. Facing South has identified at least three other states where people also received inaccurate mailings from the group -- and one of those efforts involved an attempt to strike people from voter rolls.
July 29, 2014 -
U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn and gubernatorial hopeful Jason Carter -- daughter of Senator Sam and grandson of President Jimmy -- are Georgia Democrats taking the middle path on a road destined to veer left.
August 29, 2013 -
The conservative mega-donor, now the state budget director, played important but behind-the-scenes roles in the passage of one of the nation's most restrictive voting laws, from ginning up fear of voter fraud to backing politicians who fought for voting restrictions.
August 8, 2013 -
The broad election changes bill passed by the North Carolina legislature and awaiting the governor's signature has a number of provisions worrying to voting rights advocates. But among the most troubling are those that expand the powers of poll observers and election challengers, whose efforts take place in the context of the state's struggles with racism.