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"Don't mess with Texas" bumper sticker. Image: Thomas Hawk/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The rationale for the "election integrity" bills, say the Republicans, is to combat voter fraud -- which has been repeatedly proven to be almost non-existent.
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U.S. vote stickers. Image credit: Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The January 6 insurrection was one way to try to overthrow democracy in the U.S. Now, a more sophisticated effort to subvert democracy is underway.
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Penney Kome | Current polls suggest Democratic candidate Joe Biden is on course to win the 2020 election. But polls only matter if Americans can actually vote.
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Voting booths in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Photo: Tim Evanson/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | 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.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at the Reardon Convention Center in Kansas City, on July 20, 2018. Photo: Mark Dillman/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | 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.
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Amy Goodman | 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.
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Penney Kome | Civil liberties and social justice organizations are fighting voter suppression tactics.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Race has been a defining issue in the 2016 U.S. election season, and inextricably linked to it, the struggle for voting rights.
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Christopher Majka | 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.
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Daniel Heath Justice | Daniel Heath Justice explains why as a Canadian citizen of the Cherokee Nation he will vote in the 2015 federal election.
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Fair Vote Canada | Will 2015 be the last first-past-the-post election in Canada? It could be. Here's how.
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Nick Fillmore | How can Canadians who don't support the Harper Conservatives defeat voter suppression tactics?