2012 Election

Young Black Women Led 2012 Youth Voter Turnout

by Julianne Hing on May 22, 2013 12:50PM

Youth voter turnout was down in 2012, but young black women led the charge of those who did turn out to the polls.

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Three Key Graphs From New Census Report on Voting Rates by Race

by Brentin Mock on May 9, 2013 1:55PM

Census finally released a report on how people voted by racial categories. Here's what you need to know.

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From Arizona to Montana, Native Voters Struggle for Democracy

by Aura Bogado on Jan 28, 2013 9:39AM

Natives have proven crucial to Democrats' success across the West, but their struggle for democracy remains one of the least acknowledged, ugly realities of every election.

Topics: Politics, Voting Rights, 2012 Election

Asian-American Voters Really, Really Loved Barack Obama in Election 2012

by Julianne Hing on Jan 18, 2013 4:51PM

New exit poll numbers show just how much Asian Americans supported Obama, and also how diverse the community is

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Senate Hearing Recounts the Many Election Season Mishaps of 2012

by Brentin Mock on Dec 20, 2012 10:50AM

Elections administrators gathered for "The State of the Right to Vote After the 2012 Election" hearing before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary to unpack some of the shenanigans from last month.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics, 2012 Election

A Constitutional Case Against Felony Disenfranchisement Laws

by Brentin Mock on Dec 14, 2012 10:12AM

Obama's recent court victory on early voting may have carved a legal path for fighting down felony disenfranchisement laws.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics, 2012 Election

The Election Is Over, but the Voting Rights Fight Is in Full Swing

by Aura Bogado on Dec 10, 2012 9:44AM

The biggest challenge voting rights advocates face right now is keeping people engaged without the spotlight of a presidential election.

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Tea Party Crowd's Answer for Why Romney Lost? Voter Fraud!

by Brentin Mock on Nov 27, 2012 10:25AM

An idea is spreading on the right that Republicans are unfairly constrained by a court ruling that bars the party from targeting "ballot security" measures at communities of color.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics, 2012 Election

What Took So Long? Explaining Arizona's Ballot Count Fiasco

by Aura Bogado on Nov 21, 2012 10:45AM

Arizona is still counting ballots cast more than two weeks ago--but why did it issue so many provisional ballots to begin with?

Topics: 2012 Election, Election Returns, Politics, Voting Rights

Voting Rights Haven't Gotten Such Attention Since 1965. What Did We Learn?

by Brentin Mock on Nov 16, 2012 7:33AM

From early voting to poll watching, felony disenfranchisement to redistricting, 10 lessons from an election season in which voting itself was hotly debated.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics, 2012 Election