Outraged About Voter Suppression? Here’s What You Can Do Now
Tuesday’s midterm elections led the Democrats to take over the House, but not without some strife at the ballot box. Voters across the country had issues at the polls, sometimes waiting for hours to cast their ballot. Plus, some activists argued restrictive voter ID laws were suppressing the vote from marginalized communities. Add the fact that many districts are gerrymandered to ensure votes from one party, not to represent a community, and many voters are mad—and with good reason.
The Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan group, fights partisan gerrymandering and also focuses on issues like voting rights and campaign finance through litigation and public education. They recently argued a Supreme Court case about gerrymandering in Wisconsin. If you’d like to help their team of lawyers, you can donate through their website.
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