November 4, 2022 -
The same day President Biden delivered an address on looming threats to U.S. democracy, a local Republican Party information booth at an early voting site in North Carolina displayed a sign calling in coded language for his assassination — part of a pattern of increasingly violent words and actions from the American right.
October 28, 2022 -
Amid warnings of intimidation and even potential violence at polling sites, voting advocates are undertaking programs across the South and country to ensure those sites are safe and elections run smoothly.
October 27, 2020 -
The national nonpartisan Election Protection coalition, now almost two decades old, is mobilizing like never before to help voters cast ballots in an election season beset by a pandemic and widespread threats of voter suppression, intimidation, and disinformation.
October 2, 2020 -
This presidential election will be the first in 40 years to take place without a consent decree in place requiring the Republican National Committee to refrain from voter intimidation under the guise of ballot security. With President Trump urging his supporters to go to the polls and "watch very carefully," we look at what the law says about such activity and how voting rights advocates are responding.
August 29, 2019 -
Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has forgone a presidential run to lead a multi-state initiative against voter suppression. The effort will target states in the Southeast and Midwest and will help state Democratic parties in battleground states monitor voter protection ahead of next year's general election.