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7 States Where Voters Could Change the Future of Criminal Justice
After months of protests over police violence, these ballot proposals could be a litmus test for voters.
Marshall Project Staff
Unlocking The Vote In Jails
The majority of the 745,000 people held in local jails can vote, but few do. Advocates say it’s voter suppression on a national scale.
What Trump Really Means When He Tweets “LAW & ORDER!!!”
A brief history of a political dog whistle.
Trump’s Crime and Carnage Ad Blitz Is Going Unanswered on Facebook
The president has spent millions on misleading Facebook ads targeting undecided voters, while Joe Biden has been virtually silent.
Jeremy B. Merrill
The 470,000 Potential Voters Most Likely To Be Disenfranchised Next Election
Voting rights for people in jail is becoming another casualty of COVID-19.
Let’s Talk Politics
In the runup to the 2020 presidential election, our latest issue of News Inside explores the political opinions of incarcerated people.
August 2, 2019
Are Voters Ready to Move on From Willie Horton?
Democratic debates show how far the conversation has come on justice reform.