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We learned no more than 1 in 4 of the newly eligible voters had registered for the 2020 election in four key states. Here’s how to examine yours.
Clockwise from top left: Shakur Abdullah, Bruce Reilly, Betty McKay, Darrell Jones.
Feature November 3, 2020
Here are their stories.
Prisoners at the Cook County Jail cast their votes in the Illinois primary election after a polling place in the facility was opened for early voting in early March of this year in Chicago.
Coronavirus April 24, 2020
Voting rights for people in jail is becoming another casualty of COVID-19.
Norris Henderson founded Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) to organize incarcerated people to engage in civic issues after he was released from Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Life Inside March 12, 2020
"We asked ourselves: Do we want to change our conditions, or do we want to change our circumstances?"
Election Commission employees tested voting machines in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2014.
News September 19, 2019
The state’s byzantine felony disenfranchisement laws keep hundreds of thousands of formerly incarcerated residents from registering to vote.
Clockwise from top left: Patrice Sparks, Clint Williams, Lionel Paul Dugas Charles Blue and Detric Linner.
News August 13, 2019
Thousands of Louisianians on probation and parole face numerous obstacles to casting a ballot, including the idea that their votes don't matter.