November 3, 2016 -
North Carolina's controversial 2013 voting law was blocked by a court for discriminating against black voters, but the move affects other voters of color as well — including the state's fast-growing Asian American electorate.
July 17, 2015 -
North Carolina's strict voter ID requirements were recently relaxed by state lawmakers, but voter ID still technically stands as the law of the land. What's next for the voter ID debate in the state?
October 9, 2014 -
The nation's highest court has decided to allow North Carolina's restrictive new election law to take effect this year, reversing a lower court's ruling. In response, voting-rights advocates are carrying on with grassroots voter registration and protection efforts while continuing to challenge the law in the courts.
May 5, 2014 -
A federal judge has struck down Wisconsin's voter identification law as discriminatory in a case that was designed to provide a model for challenges to voter suppression laws in other states including North Carolina and Texas.
November 15, 2012 -
Three days after an election that saw numerous attempts to suppress the minority vote, the high court agreed to hear Shelby County, Ala.'s challenge to the Voting Rights Act.
November 9, 2012 -
According to an election night survey, 9 percent of white voters had to wait 30 minutes or more to vote, compared to 22 percent of African Americans and 24 percent of Hispanics. In its war on voting, who is the GOP fighting against?
October 31, 2012 -
Voting rights advocates have successfully pushed back against state laws that aimed to restrict voter participation -- and that means far fewer people will be disenfranchised this year than feared. But voters in some states still face new restrictions.