States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws
Credit: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images LLC/Glow Images ; one of the most basic needs for voting is having proper identification. This protects against voter fraud.
29 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws »

In order to vote, you first need to become a registered voter. In some states, you must register yourself, a certain number of Read more…

North Carolina Revises Voting Laws for Felons
Will North Carolina change its voting restrictions for convicted felons?
1 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

North Carolina Revises Voting Laws for Felons »

If someone has been convicted of a felony, do you think that he or she should still have the right to vote? States Read more…

Big Changes in Store for the Republican National Convention?
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8 Jul
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Big Changes in Store for the Republican National Convention? »

Last week, Election Central examined how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the Democratic National Convention, which will be held Read more…

A New Election for North Carolina
North Carolina capitol building. Credit: Matej Krajcovic/Getty Images
5 Mar
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

A New Election for North Carolina »

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Nearly four months after November’s midterm elections, one race is still undecided: North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. In December, btw brought you Read more…

States Face Redistricting Battles
Voting Sign Outside a Polling Place
24 Aug
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

States Face Redistricting Battles »

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Have you ever heard the term “gerrymandering”? What does it mean? Basically, each state is divided into legislative districts. Each district sends a Read more…

Transgender Bathroom Rights Rollback
White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to the press about President Trump's efforts to revise or withdraw public school bathroom and locker room consideration to transgender students. Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP Images
1 Mar
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

Transgender Bathroom Rights Rollback »

Last Wednesday, in the latest development in the so-called “bathroom debate,” President Trump rolled back protections for transgender students that allowed them to Read more…

More Problems with Voting Rights
Voters on Election Day.
13 Sep
2016
Written by David Martin

More Problems with Voting Rights »

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A consistent political theme over the last year to year-and-a-half has been several court cases focused on voting ID laws passed by states Read more…

A Closer Look at Voter ID
Signing in at a table of electoral rolls can be a different experience for some voters
26 May
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

A Closer Look at Voter ID »

Shortly after the 2014 midterm election, Election Central brought you a story about the controversy surrounding voter laws. In 2013, the Supreme Read more…

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