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Voting



  • New York Times Seeks Firsthand Accounts of Voting

    The Times and ProPublica are providing a reporting mechanism for problems with voting or vote suppression locally, as well as for reporting stories about the voting experience across America. 


  • Making History: A Dispatch From Early Voting

    by Ron Steinman

    We must commend those who stood on line and stood up for democracy. That these people waited and then voted means that as a people we are still on track in preserving the Republic and what we contend, despite attacks on its value, it still stands for. 



  • The Electoral College Will Destroy America

    by Jesse Wegman

    The real problem with the Electoral College isn't that it inflates the power of small states. It erases the votes of tens of millions through state winner-take-all election rules. 



  • It Takes a Long Time to Vote

    by Jonathan Coopersmith

    No federal law governs wait times. Nearly two-thirds of voters in 2012 and three-quarters in 2018 waited less than 10 minutes. But long wait times are a chronic problem primarily for Latino and Black voters in “precincts with high minority populations, high population, and low incomes.”