November 6, 2019 -
In Texas, which has long debated changes to its system of partisan judicial elections, Republican leaders began pushing an appointment system just a few months after last year's Democratic sweep in Houston's judicial elections. One proposed bill would put an end to elected judges in urban counties.
March 1, 2016 -
Young Latino voters are a growing voting bloc among Southerners who will have the chance this week to cast their ballots for this year's presidential nominees.
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 20, 2014 -
This fall, two immigrant-support organizations in Charlotte, North Carolina are joining forces to reach out to Latino and Asian voters in the city to make their voices heard.
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 -
Asian Americans now represent the fastest-growing racial group in the South. Though their voter registration rates remain disproportionately low, efforts are underway in states including Georgia and North Carolina to boost those numbers.
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.