voter rights

Rise Up

Voters Will Decide Whether 1.5 Million Ex-Offenders Gain Back Their Right to Vote

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi have appealed a judge’s order to fix the voter restoration system for former felons that a judge ruled unconstitutional.
Kimberley Richards
4.25.18
Rise Up

Washington's Newly Signed Voting Rights Act Empowers Communities of Color

The state admitted to weakening Latino votes based on racist practices. Now, it's committed to change.
Kimberley Richards
3.30.18
The Rundown

Florida’s Ex-Offender Voter Restoration Effort Could Change Who Gets to Vote in 2020

This key swing state is poised to change its lifetime voting ban on citizens with felony offenses this November, which has major implications for who will be President of the United States.
Impact Staff
1.24.18
Vote Now

The Most Important Ballot Measures People Will Vote on for the 2018 Midterms

From transgender bathroom bills to voter ID laws, there are more than candidates on the ballot this year.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
1.24.18
The Rundown

Your Right to Vote Could Be Taken Away Depending on This SCOTUS Ruling

Protesters gathered at the Supreme Court to demand an end to voter roll purges, which have major implications for millions of potential voters nationwide.
Aaron Barksdale
1.10.18
Vote Now

Why Nearly 2 Million People Are Banned From Voting in Florida

Millions of people — mostly African Americans — cannot vote in Florida and across the country. This has huge implications for who gets elected to public office.
Kimberley Richards
11.28.17
Vote Now

America Spends Billions on Elections But Ranks Near the Bottom for Voter Turnout

As part of our Vote Now series, VICE Impact will be featuring content and campaigns that address a broken electoral system in America, and how the nation can do better.
Impact Staff
11.10.17
Vote Now

Blacks and Latinos Were Overwhelmingly Denied Voter IDs in Wisconsin

As part of our Vote Now series, VICE Impact will be featuring content and campaigns that address a broken electoral system in America, and how the nation can do better.
Impact Staff
11.9.17
Call To Action

Join the 'Vote Now' Campaign Against Lifetime Voting Bans for Ex-Offenders

Take action with VICE Impact in support of the ACLU's effort to end undemocratic voter suppression that keeps millions of people from voting and reintegrating into society.
Impact Staff
11.7.17
Vote Now

How One Vote Decided 31 Elections in North Carolina in 2015

Surprise! Your vote really does matter.
Kimberly Lawson
11.7.17
Vote Now

How the ACLU is Fighting Florida’s Lifetime Voting Ban on Over One Million People

Florida activists are pushing a constitutional amendment that could pave the way to restore voting rights for 25 percent of the nation’s disenfranchised ex-offenders.
Kimberley Richards
11.7.17
Vote Now

Millennials Make up as Many Votes as Baby Boomers, but Are the Worst at Voter Turnout

For the week leading up to the one-year anniversary of the 2016 elections, VICE Impact will be featuring facts that illustrate a broken electoral system in America, and how the nation can do better.
Impact Staff
11.3.17
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