Early Voting

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

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.

Maryland Readies for Hurricane Sandy's Impact on Early Voting

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.

Florida Early Voters Show Up in Huge Numbers Despite Suppression Effort

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.

Suppression Surges as Election Nears

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

Florida to People of Color: Don't Vote Here

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.