Grassroots organizing gets results but there is a huge amount of work yet to be done to ensure a fair, representative democracy with an engaged and empowered electorate.
Amid white nationalism linked to the presidency of Donald Trump, the 2018 midterm elections are ushering in a slate of elected officials representing the country's diversity more than ever before.
If Kris Kobach and his Republican allies get their hands on the data and succeed in suppressing the vote, then Trump may well be on his way to a landslide victory in 2020.
Civil liberties and social justice organizations are fighting voter suppression tactics.
Race has been a defining issue in the 2016 U.S. election season, and inextricably linked to it, the struggle for voting rights.
The key to electoral success in 2015 was voter engagement. Had turnout not increased, Stephen Harper's voter suppression strategy would have triumphed yet again. 2015 marks a victory for democracy.
Daniel Heath Justice
Daniel Heath Justice explains why as a Canadian citizen of the Cherokee Nation he will vote in the 2015 federal election.
Fair Vote Canada
Will 2015 be the last first-past-the-post election in Canada? It could be. Here's how.
How can Canadians who don't support the Harper Conservatives defeat voter suppression tactics?
That 2011 voter-suppression scandal, the "robocalls" fraud: it was all smoke and mirrors, right? So how could Harper's Conservatives have organized a fraud that never happened?