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Until 1975, Arizona still required literacy tests to vote as a way to suppress Indigenous and Latino votes.

State Democratic legislators from Arizona, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas and Florida outlined their efforts to protect voting rights and expand them in their Republican-controlled state legislatures, as nearly 400 bills with restrictive voting provisions have been introduced in 48 states. Read more»

Lines form before polls opened at the Agricenter International early voting location Nov. 1 in Memphis. A common problem during early voting in Memphis, the line proved too long for some would-be voters who left.

Provisional ballots are a proven fail-safe for voters across the country, but their role in the political dramas playing out this week illustrates how the little-understood tool can fall prey to political manipulation. Read more»