voting rights

A Coronavirus Treatment for U.S. Democracy

Our democracy can survive this crisis—but we must take three vital steps to ensure that it does.

By Maresa Strano

No, Republicans, It's Not a Plot

Despite assertions otherwise, ranked choice voting wouldn't benefit one party over another. But it would benefit democracy.

By David Daley

An End to Spoiler Candidates

If more states adopted ranked-choice voting, far fewer elections would include unsatisfactory, binary choices and minority-backed winners.

By David Daley

Gerrymandering Goes to the Supreme Court

After Monday's announcement, the fate of our democratic institutions may rest with Justice Anthony Kennedy.

By Scott Lemieux

Racial Equality Under Trump

In just two months, the Trump Administration has already made it harder for African Americans to buy a house, to vote, to enjoy clean air and water, and to retire with dignity.

By Matthew Colangelo