Voting Rights

Here Are Places Where Republicans Are Trying To Block Mail-In Ballots

A Texas court blocked efforts to send applications for absentee ballots to all registered voters due to the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, while similar legal attempts to limit mail-in voting have been made by the Trump campaign and Republican officials in multiple states.

Ohio Will Not Have Extra Drop Boxes for Absentee Ballots, Despite COVID

Ohio's top election official announced Wednesday that the state will allow only one absentee ballot drop box per county for November's election. The state allows voters to request absentee ballots, which can be returned by mail or at drop boxes, without an excuse.

Trump's Order Excluding Migrants from Census to Face Legal Challenges

President Donald Trump issued a memorandum on Tuesday that would block undocumented migrants from being counted in the census for purposes of redrawing Congressional districts, but legal experts and advocates say it may not be feasible due to legal challenges and practical difficulties.

Florida Felons Still Not Allowed to Vote After Supreme Court Denies Case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene in a lower court ruling that could prevent hundreds of thousands of Florida felons from voting in November's presidential election, despite an overwhelming majority of voters in the state having approved a constitutional amendment allowing them to vote.