Like many other people, Jesse Soza has spent a lot of time thinking about what might have motivated Donald Trump’s supporters to vote for him. Soza, a former classroom teacher, discusses the complementary nature of bigotry-based and economic explanations in this post. 1,973 more words
This election, 6.1 million Americans were unable to vote because of their criminal convictions.
Many US citizens consider the right to vote one of our most fundamental–we fought a war over representation, after all—but they do not realize that a felony conviction, in many states, can cause a citizen to lose that fundamental right, even after time has been served and the ex-felon is done with state supervision. 985 more words
There is a lot of confusion on what Constitutional Amendment 6 does and does not do.
“Shall the Constitution of Missouri be amended to state that voters may be required by law, which may be subject to exception, to verify one’s identity, citizenship, and residence by presenting identification that may include valid government-issued photo identification?” 391 more words