For years, the Brennan Center has collected research showing that voter fraud is extraordinarily rare. We elaborate on one subset of voter fraud claims – the allegation that ineligible noncitizens are voting in large numbers.
A decade ago, the Justice Department was upended by scandal after investigations revealed it wielded its power to disenfranchise voters. Sen. Sessions must promise to avoid similar conduct during his confirmation hearing, especially given his own dubious record on the issue.
Florida is one of only three states with a lifetime voting ban for people with felony convictions. This report traces the history of the provision back to America’s Jim Crow past and explains how its impact is felt in Florida’s democracy today.
Texans without photo ID were supposed to be able to vote this November. But numerous complaints show the state did an awful job, spreading misinformation and turning away some voters. Here's a rundown of what happened.
The data isn't in yet to assess the impact of restrictive voting laws on the 2016 race, but there's ample evidence that long lines, malfunctioning machines, and confusion created problems on Election Day.