Early Voting

Tea Party Group Blocks Florida Voters, Stops Water Handouts at Polls

by Brentin Mock on Nov 5, 2012 11:36AM

A Tampa group has filed dozens of last-minute voter challenges, in a troubling indication of ramped up suppression efforts. Meanwhile, as record turnout forced long lines, poll watchers have cried foul over bottled water.

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

Maryland Readies for Hurricane Sandy's Impact on Early Voting

by Julianne Hing on Oct 31, 2012 10:08AM

Early voting is critical to the black vote, but with two fewer days in Maryland's early voting schedule, it could have far-reaching effects on the state's future.

Topics: 2012 Election, Politics, Early Voting

Florida Early Voters Show Up in Huge Numbers Despite Suppression Effort

by Brentin Mock on Oct 30, 2012 10:07AM

For two years, Florida's tea party Republicans have been working to undo the huge turnout of black voters on the Sunday before Election Day. It didn't work.

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

Suppression Surges as Election Nears

by Aura Bogado on Oct 26, 2012 9:09AM

With a week-and-a-half left until Election Day, voter suppression schemes slam swing states.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics, Early Voting

Florida to People of Color: Don't Vote Here

by Brentin Mock on Jun 29, 2012 9:38AM

What a difference an election makes. Since the 2010 Tea Party wins in Florida, the voting rights landscape has changed dramatically. What was once a discussion of expanding the vote is now all about shutting it down.

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