voting rights

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 Dave 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

Ranked-Choice Voting Is Not the Solution

RCV, on the ballot next week in Maine, is far from an adequate fix to our deep-seated electoral woes.

By Simon Waxman

John Roberts and the Shifting Politics of Race

The Chief Justice is the most powerful defender of an increasingly untenable viewpoint.

By Nathan Pippenger