center for american progress
July 19, 2023 -
As the 2024 elections approach, Southern lawmakers are implementing discriminatory measures that undercut the ability of disabled voters across the region to have fair and equitable access to the ballot.
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.
May 26, 2017 -
Armed with the newly released Congressional Budget Office report detailing the devastating impact that the American Health Care Act would have if passed, groups are organizing to give U.S. senators an earful over the Memorial Day recess.
October 30, 2015 -
With the rising flood of campaign cash in state supreme court elections, incumbent judges of color are having a harder time winning re-election than white incumbents, a new study finds. How bad is the problem, and what's the solution?
March 6, 2015 -
A recent report called "States of Change" produced by three national think tanks outlines 10 trends that will re-shape the American electorate, including a rise in the number of states that are majority-minority. Is your state one of the 22 expected to hit that milestone by 2060?
January 23, 2015 -
An Institute analysis of who turned out for the 2014 midterm election in North Carolina finds small but steady increases in engagement among voters of color. Could they make the difference in the state in 2016?
December 8, 2014 -
As the national debate over immigration rages on, some Southern mayors are taking steps to carry out the President's executive order protecting millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation -- even while most Southern states are suing to block the policy.