The Plum Line: The Franchise


Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Supreme Court gives big boost to `war on voting'

Voting rights advocates fear that by striking down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, SCOTUS may have given new impetus to state-level initiatives designed to restrict voting.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:06 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Franchise, voting rights

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Supreme Court strikes blow for voting rights

By Greg Sargent  |  12:08 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Franchise, voting rights

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Obama's voting reform push is doomed (because it would mean more Dem votes)

The simple fact is that voting problems disproportionately impact Dem voters, giving Republicans all the more reason to oppose fixing them.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  03:38 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Franchise