Mississippi Articles:
May 13th 2009
The Supreme Court�s Hostility to the Voting Rights Act
The New York Times

The New York Times' Adam Cohen argues for the Supreme Court to uphold Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

July 21st 2008
Influx of Voters Likely to Test New Machines
New York Times

Article on likely problems with voting in November's elections, including a quote from FairVote's Adam Fogel on voting machine shortages.

June 10th 2008
Hosemann pushes legislative reforms
Hattiesburg American Newspaper

According to the Hattisesbery American Newspaper, Mississippi's Secretary of State is pushing for voting reform.

May 21st 2008
Obama closes in on Democratic nomination
Baltimore Sun

After the Kentucky and the Oregon democrat primaries, Barack Obama is close to the nomination, but he still needs more superdelegates to "claim the prize".

May 14th 2008
Unconventional wisdom: longer nomination helps Democrats
Belleville News Democrat

A Rob Richie Op-Ed explaining how the hotly contested presidential nomination between Obama and Clinton revitalizes the democratic voter turnout for all elections as well as Americans' involvement in politics.

May 1st 2008
Constitutional amendment allowing 17 year-olds to vote going on the ballot

The Connecticut Legislature unanimously passed a constitutional amendment allowing 17-year-old primary voting. The issue will be on the ballot in November.

April 27th 2008
Few states allow overseas troops to vote by e-mail
Associated Press

The Associated Press reports, only 13 states are embracing technology and allowing troops station oversees to vote online

April 8th 2008
Secretary of state says voter fraud hurts poor people
Hattiesburg American Newspaper

Hattiesburg American reports the Mississippi Secretary of State�s new twist on an old argument, which favors that voters show a driver�s license or state identification to vote.

April 6th 2008
Everybody's Talkin': Testing the voting machine
Times and Mail

Times and Mail newspaper reports Indiana officials are testing voting machines to avoid any glitches.

January 22nd 2008
Pa. lawmakers push to give primary vote to 17-year-olds
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PA legislators look to follow Maryland's lead by allowing 17-year-old primary voting.

December 18th 2007
An opportunity to dump the electoral college

Columnist Frank Askin writes about the National Popular Vote plan, and why the time has come to dump the Electoral College.

December 6th 2007
One Student, No Vote
The American Prospect

Adam Doster of the American prospect takes on the issue of student voter discrimination and disenfranchisement. Right to Vote Director Adam Fogel shares his experiences during the '06 election.

October 1st 2007
Electoral College Reform?
Washington Lawyer

A thorough look at the ins and out of the Electoral College, featuring insight from FairVote chairman John Anderson in this cover story.

April 11th 2007
Let 17-Year-Olds Vote In Primaries
Hartford Courant

Connecticut's Secretary of State and a state representative argue in favor of allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections.

March 26th 2007
Shortsighted House GOP would deny D.C. residents the vote

Former Republican Vice Presidential nominee, Jack Kemp, urges Congressional Republicans to stop stalling the DC Voting Rights Act (HR 1433).