Articles of Interest

Ever see articles on voting rights that make you go “Wow!?” I’ve saved my favorites to share with people who care about voting rights and preserving our democracy. The list will be updated as I find articles worthy of your interest, so please check back regularly. To see the current list, click here.

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Voter Suppression, “what is it, really?” people have been asking me lately. See for yourself in my latest entry, the Brave New Films video Suppressed – The Fight to Vote.

Disclaimer: I make every effort to post only articles consistent with NVC’s policy of non-partisanship. (Note that these articles are neither written nor verified by National Voter Corps.) However, voting has lately become a highly politicized subject. While both parties have historically used redistricting to favor their interests, in recent years one party has taken vote suppression in its various forms to new levels. So I’m sharing articles that are not intentionally partisan in nature, but are simply stating the facts.

Jerry, the Editor

A Unique (but much needed) Approach to Voter Registration

Prison inmates are largely ignored when it comes to voter registration efforts. Most people – including prisoners themselves– assume they are ineligible to vote. While convicted felons cannot vote, inmates who are awaiting trial (and therefore innocent until proven guilty) or serving time for misdemeanors are actually qualified to register and vote.  Continue reading “A Unique (but much needed) Approach to Voter Registration”